Arithmetic: Designed for Academies and Schools, Uniting the Inductive Reasoning of the French with the Practical Methods of the English System, with Full Illustrations of the Method of Cancellation

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A.S. Barnes, 1847 - 360 páginas
 

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Página 115 - Thirty days hath September, April, June, and November ; All the rest have thirty-one, Except the second month alone, Which has but twenty-eight, in fine, Till leap year gives it twenty-nine.
Página 40 - Multiplication is the process of taking one number as many times as there are units in another number.
Página 25 - February 28, March 31, April 30, May 31, June 30, July 31, August 31, September 30, October 31, November 30, and December 31.
Página 167 - To reduce an improper fraction to a whole or mixed number, Divide the numerator by the denominator.
Página 101 - Weight is used in weighing groceries ana all coarse articles ; as, sugar, tea, coffee, butter, cheese, flour, hay; &c., and all metals except gold and silver. 16 drams (dr.) make 1 ounce, marked oz. 16 ounces " 1 pound, " Ib. 25 pounds " 1 quarter, " qr. 4 quarters, or 100 Ibs. " 1 hundred weight, " cwt. 20 hundred weight " 1 ton,
Página 116 - February, so that this month has 29 days in the Leap year. Thirty days hath September, April, June, and November ; All the rest have thirty-one, Excepting February, twenty-eight alone.
Página 115 - Time 60 seconds (sec.) = 1 minute (min.) 60 minutes = 1 hour (hr . ) 24...
Página 293 - Multiply each payment by the time before it becomes due, and divide the sum of the products by the sum of the payments : the quotient will be the mean time.
Página 117 - The circumference of every circle is supposed to be divided into 360 equal parts, called degrees...
Página 214 - When a decimal number is to be divided by 10, 100, 1000, &c., remove the decimal point as many places to the left as there are ciphers in the divisor, and if there be not figures enough in the number, prefix ciphers.

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