# 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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### Inhalt

 Definitions 7 General Principles of Division 64 Subtraction 73 Multiplication 79 Definitions c 86 DECIMALS 116 Addition of Decimals 124 DECIMAL CURRENCY 131
 Surveyors Square Measure 164 Circular Measure 172 PERCENTAGE 205 Profit and Loss 217 Insurance 223 Simple Interest 231 RATIO AND PROPORTION 269 Compound Proportion 279

 Multiplication of Decimal Curren Articles sold by the 100 or 1000 142 English Money 151 Long Measure 158
 Arithmetical Progression 318 Analysis 324 824 332

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Seite 48 - The dividend is the number to be divided. The divisor is the number by which we divide.
Seite 167 - LIQUID MEASURE 4 gills (gi.) = 1 pint (pt.) 2 pints = 1 quart (qt...
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...
Seite 64 - DIVISION. 65 and 18 = the quotient, 6, multiplied by 3. Hence, Dividing the divisor by any number, multiplies the quotient by the same number.