The Progressive Practical Arithmetic, Containing the Theory of Numbers, in Connection with Concise Analytic and Synthetic Methods of Solution, and Designed as a Complete Text-book on this Science, for Common Schools and Academies [...]
Ivison & Phinney, 1859 - 336 páginas
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acres added amount ANALYSIS bank barrels bought bushels called capital cent ciphers cloth column common common denominator common divisor compound contained cords corn cost cube decimal denominator difference discount Divide dividend division divisor dollars draft equal EXAMPLES FOR PRACTICE expressed factors feet figure five four fourth fraction gain gallons Give explanation given given numbers greater greatest hand Hence horses hundred inches interest land least common length less loss measure merchant miles mills months Multiply obtain OPERATION paid payment period person pounds prime principal proportion purchase quotient ratio receive Reduce remainder result rods root RULE sell share side simple sold square subtract tens term third thousand units weight whole wide worth write yards
Página 48 - The dividend is the number to be divided. The divisor is the number by which we divide.
Página 43 - If two ciphers are annexed, each figure is removed two places toward the left, and the value of the number is increased one hundred fold; and every additional cipher increases the value tenfold.
Página 165 - Cubic Measure 1728 cubic inches (cu. in.) =1 cubic foot (cu. ft.) 27 cubic feet = 1 cubic yard (cu. yd.) 128 cubic feet = 1 cord...
Página 73 - The Greatest Common Divisor of two or more numbers is the greatest number that will exactly divide each of them.
Página 325 - Ang. 560. 9. A merchant bought a hogshead of rum for $28.35 ; how much water must be added to reduce the first cost to 35 cents per gallon ? Ans. 18 gal. 10. A and B traded with equal sums of money ; A gained a sum equal to -^ of his stock ; B lost $200, and then he had ^ as much as A ; how much was the original stock of each ? Ans.
Página 89 - To reduce fractions to their lowest terms. A fraction is in its lowest terms when its numerator and denominator are prime to each other; that is, when both terms have no common divisor. 1. Reduce the fraction | | to its lowest terms.
Página 150 - TABLE. 10 mills (m.) make 1 cent ct. 10 cents " 1 dime d. 10 dimes " 1 dollar $. 10 dollars
Página 195 - The circumference of every circle is supposed to be divided into 360 equal parts, called degrees...