An Intermediate Arithmetic: Uniting Mental and Written Exercises in a Natural System of Instruction

Van Antwerp, Bragg & Company, 1876 - 225 páginas

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Página 109 - To divide a whole number by a fraction, — Multiply the dividend by the denominator of the fraction, and divide the product by the numerator.
Página 74 - DIVISION is the process of finding how many times one number is contained in another, or of finding one of the equal parts of a number.
Página 83 - The Greatest Common Divisor of two or more numbers is the greatest number that will exactly divide each of them. Thu4, 18 is the greatest, common divisor of 36 and 54, since it is the greatest number that will divide each of them without a remainder.
Página 58 - If 2 men start from the same place, and travel in opposite directions ; one at the rate of 3| miles in an hour, and the other 4£...
Página 21 - I stands for one ; V for five ; X for ten ; L for fifty ; C for one hundred ; D for five hundred ; M for one thousand.
Página 6 - Multiplication is the process of taking one number as many times as there are units in another.
Página 90 - 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.
Página 85 - The Least Common Multiple of two or more numbers is the least number which is a multiple of each of them; thus, 12 is the least common multiple of 2, 3, and 4.
Página 57 - If 7 men can do a piece of work in 9 days, how many men will it take to do the same work in one day?
Página 108 - RULES. — 1. To divide a fraction by an integer, Divide the numerator or multiply the denominator. 2. To divide a mixed number by an integer, Divide the integral part and then the fraction.