The Objective Or Synthetic Arithmetic in which the Science is Learned from the Art: First Course

J.M. Bradstreet & Son, 1869

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Página 297 - Thirty days hath September, April, June, and November; February hath twenty-eight alone, All the rest have thirty-one ; * But leap year coming once in four, Doth add to February one day more.
Página 122 - We have seen that multiplying by a whole number is taking the multiplicand as many times as there are units in the multiplier.
Página 310 - APOTHECARIES' WEIGHT. 20 grains (gr) . 1 scruple (3) 3 scruples 1 dram (3) 8 drams 1 ounce ( 5 ) 12 ounces .... 1 pound (fit)) Apothecaries' weight is used in prescriptions. Drugs are bought and sold by avoirdupois weight. The grain, the ounce, and the pound apothecaries' weight are the same as the corresponding denominations of troy weight.
Página 121 - The number thus added to itself, or the number to be multiplied, is called the multiplicand. The number which shows how many times the multiplicand is to be taken, or the number by which we multiply, is called the multiplier.
Página 309 - TABLE. 16 drams (dr.) make 1 ounce, marked oz. 16 ounces " 1 pound, " lb. 25 pounds " 1 quarter. " qr. 4 quarters " 1 hundred weight, " cwt 20 hundred weight " 1 ton,
Página 264 - Divide the greater number by the less, and then divide the divisor by the remainder, and continue to divide the last divisor by the last remainder until nothing remains. The last divisor will be the greatest common divisor sought.
Página 191 - The number by which we divide is called the divisor. The number which shows how many times the divisor is contained in the dividend is called the quotient.
Página 284 - When multiplying decimals, remember that the number of decimal places in the product must be equal to the sum of the number of decimal places in the numbers being multiplied.
Página 253 - When there are ciphers on the right hand of the divisor. Cut off the ciphers ; also cut off as many figures from the right of the dividend. Then divide the...

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