Robinson's 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
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acres added amount ANALYSIS bank barrels bought bushels called capital cent ciphers cloth column common common divisor compound contained cords corn cost cube cubic currency decimal denominator difference discount Divide dividend division divisor dollars equal EXAMPLES FOR PRACTICE explanation expressed factors feet figure five four fraction gain gallons Give given given number gold greater greatest hand Hence hundred inches interest invested land least length less loss measure merchant miles mills months Multiply obtain OPERATION paid payment person pounds principal proceeds proportional purchase quantity quotient ratio receive Reduce remainder result rods root RULE sell share side simple sold square subtract TABLE tens term third thousand units weight whole wide worth write yards
Página 48 - Division is the process of finding how many times one number is contained in another.
Página 73 - The Greatest Common Divisor of two or more numbers is the greatest number that will exactly divide each of them.
Página 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 -f§ to its lowest terms.
Página 326 - Multiply the divisor, thus augmented, by the last figure of the root, and subtract the product from the dividend, and to the remainder bring down the next period for a new dividend.
Página 52 - If any partial dividend will not contain the divisor, place a cipher in the quotient, and bring down the next figure of the dividend, and divide as before.
Página 173 - Ans. 6° 37'. 208. IN COUNTING. 12 Units or Things make 1 Dozen. 12 Dozen " 1 Gross. 12 Gross " 1 Great Gross. 20 Units " 1 Score. 209. PAPEE. 24 Sheets. '. make 1 Quire. 20 Quires " 1 Ream. 2 Reams " 1 Bundle. 5 Bundles
Página 282 - Three numbers may be in proportion when the first is to the second as the second is to the third.
Página 49 - Rule. — I. Write the divisor at the left of the dividend, with a line between them.