# Practical Arithmetic, by Induction and Analysis

Winthrop B. Smith & Company, 1857 - 320 páginas

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### Contenido

 Addition 19 Subtraction 26 Multiplication 33 Division 43 Review of Principles 61 Cancellation 67 FACTORING PAGR 120 GREATEST COMMON DIVISOR 126
 PROPORTION CONTINUED PAGE 205 PERCENTAGE AND ITS APPLICATIONS 212 INTEREST 220 PARTNERSHIP 253 ALLIGATION MEDIAL 260 EXCHANGE OF CURRENCIES 269 INVOLUTION 275 ARITAMETICAL PROGRESSION 293

 COMMON FRACTIONS 134 DECIMAL FRACTIONS 177 Ratio 195
 PERMUTATION 299 PROMISCUOUS QUESTIONS 814 314

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Página 185 - To multiply a decimal by 10, 100, 1000, &c., remove the decimal point as many places to the right as there are ciphers in the multiplier ; and if there be not places enough in the number, annex ciphers.
Página 95 - TABLE. 2^ inches in. make 1 nail marked na. 4 nails - - - 1 quarter of a yard qr. 4 quarters - - - 1 yard - - yd. 3 quarters - - - 1 Ell Flemish - E. Fl. 5 quarters - - - 1 Ell English - EE 6 quarters - - - 1 Ell French - E. Fr.
Página 34 - It shows that the numbers between which it is placed, are to be multiplied together. Thus the expression 9x6, signifies that 9 and 6 are to be multiplied together, and is read, " 9 multiplied by 6," or, simply,
Página 127 - 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 292 - Hence, when the first term, the common difference, and the number of terms, are given, to find the last term...
Página 281 - ... and to the remainder bring down the next period for a dividend. 3. Place the double of the root already found, on the left hand of the dividend for a divisor. 4. Seek how often the divisor is contained...
Página 12 - Invariably, ten units of any order make one unit of the next higher order.
Página 27 - Placed between two numbers, it denotes that the one on the right is to be taken from that on the left. Thus...
Página 84 - How many times is 5 contained in 1 ? In 2 ? In 3 ? In 4? In 5? In 6? In 7? In 8? In 9? In 10? In 11 ? 5. How many times is 6 contained in 1 ? In 2 ? In 3 ? In 4?
Página 89 - Weight is used in weighing groceries and 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 " 1 hundred weight, cwt. 20 hundred weight