Arithmetic: In which the Principles of Operating by Numbers are Analytically Explained, and Synthetically Applied : ... Designed for the Us of Schools and Academies in the United States
J. & J. W. Prentiss, 1831 - 264 páginas
Contains problems and exercises to instruct students in basic arithmetic.
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Página 36 - Two men, A and B, start from the same place at the same time, and travel the same way ; A...
Página 82 - make 1 minute, marked '. 60 minutes 1 degree, - - °. 30 degrees - - 1 sign, - - s. 12 signs or 360° 1 circle, - - c. cs o 1 = 12 = 360 = 21600 = 1296000 1= 30= 1800= 108000 1= 60= 3600 1= 60 EXAMPLES. 1. Reduce 5s. 29° 25
Página 107 - Hence the ride for finding the greatest common divisor of two numbers: — -Divide the greater number by the less, and that divisor by the remainder, and so on, always dividing the last divisor by the last remainder, till nothing remain.
Página 36 - Two men depart from the same place, and travel in opposite directions, one at the rate of 27 miles a day, the other 31 miles a day ; how far apart will they be at the end of 6 days ? Ans.
Página 69 - TABLE. 4 farthings (qrs.) make 1 penny, marked d. 12 pence - - - - 1 shilling, - - s. 20 shillings - - - - 1 pound, - - £. Note.
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Página 104 - To reduce a mixed number to an improper fraction, — • RULE : Multiply the whole number by the denominator of the fraction, to the product add the numerator, and write the result over the denominator.