The Progressive Practical Arithmetic, Containing the Theory of Numbers, in Connection with Concise Analytic and Synthetic Methods of Solution, and Designed as a Complete Text-book on this Science, for Common Schools and Academies [...]
Ivison & Phinney, 1859 - 336 Seiten
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The Progressive Practical Arithmetic, Containing The Theory Of Numbers, In ...
Horatio Nelson Robinson
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acres added amount ANALYSIS annex barrels bought bushels called cent ciphers cloth column common denominator common divisor compound contained cords corn cost cube decimal difference discount Divide dividend division divisor dollars equal EXAMPLES FOR PRACTICE expressed factors feet figure five flour four fourths fraction gain gallons Give explanation given given numbers greater greatest hand Hence horses hundred inches interest land least common length less loss measure merchant miles mills mixed number months Multiply obtain OPERATION paid payment period piece pounds principal purchase quotient ratio receive Reduce remainder result rods root RULE sell share side simple sold square subtract sugar tens third thousand units weight whole number wide worth Write yards
Seite 48 - The dividend is the number to be divided. The divisor is the number by which we divide.
Seite 43 - If two ciphers are annexed, each figure is removed two places toward the left, and the value of the number is increased one hundred fold; and every additional cipher increases the value tenfold.
Seite 165 - Cubic Measure 1728 cubic inches (cu. in.) =1 cubic foot (cu. ft.) 27 cubic feet = 1 cubic yard (cu. yd.) 128 cubic feet = 1 cord...
Seite 73 - The Greatest Common Divisor of two or more numbers is the greatest number that will exactly divide each of them.
Seite 325 - Ang. 560. 9. A merchant bought a hogshead of rum for $28.35 ; how much water must be added to reduce the first cost to 35 cents per gallon ? Ans. 18 gal. 10. A and B traded with equal sums of money ; A gained a sum equal to -^ of his stock ; B lost $200, and then he had ^ as much as A ; how much was the original stock of each ? Ans.
Seite 89 - To reduce fractions to their lowest terms. A fraction is in its lowest terms when its numerator and denominator are prime to each other; that is, when both terms have no common divisor. 1. Reduce the fraction | | to its lowest terms.
Seite 150 - TABLE. 10 mills (m.) make 1 cent ct. 10 cents " 1 dime d. 10 dimes " 1 dollar $. 10 dollars
Seite 195 - The circumference of every circle is supposed to be divided into 360 equal parts, called degrees...