The North American Arithmetic: Part Second, Uniting Oral and Written Exercises in Corresponding Chapters

Lippincott, Grambo & Company, 1854 - 216 páginas

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Página 210 - How to measure boards. RULE. — Multiply the length (in feet) by the width (in inches) and divide the product by 12 — the result will be the contents in square feet.
Página 101 - Observe, that the number which we multiply is called the multiplicand; the number by which we multiply is called the multiplier; and the number which we obtain by multiplication is called the product.
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Página 198 - Subtract the given principal from the last amount, and the remainder will be the compound interest.
Página 100 - A merchant, who had 650 barrels of flour, sold 95 barrels to one man, 38 to another, and 225 to another. How many barrels had he left? 8. A jockey bought a horse for 115 dollars; he exchanged him for a better horse, paying 23 dollars, and then sold the better one for 137 dollars. Did he gain or lose? — and how much? 9. If 654 be subtracted from 10000, and then 29670 be added to the remainder, what will be the sum? 10. A gentleman gave 972 dollars for a carriage and two horses; the carriage was...
Página 185 - RULE. Multiply as in whole numbers, and from the right hand of the product point off as many figures for decimals as there are decimal places in both factors.
Página 183 - The denominator of a decimal fraction is never written: the numerator is written with a point prefixed to it, and the denominator is understood to be a unit, with as many ciphers annexed as the numerator has places of figures.
Página 17 - Henry bought a book and a pencil for 19 cents: hn gave 10 cents for the book; what did the pencil cost ? 10. A man who owed a debt of 12 dollars, paid 5 dollars of it.
Página 171 - Multiply all the numerators together for a new numerator, and all the denominators for a new denominator: then reduce the new fraction to its lowest terms.
Página 74 - ... fraction is the number which shows into how many equal parts the unit is divided. Thus, Three is the denominator of two thirds.

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