# The Elements of Arithmetic ... in which Decimal and Integral Arithmetic are Combined, and Taught Inductively: On the System of Pestalozzi. Part 1st [2d].

U. Hunt and Son, 1844

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### Contenido

 Definitions 9 Least Common Multiple 22 Addition of Fractions 29 Compound Numbers Reduction 35 Compound Multiplication 41 Proof by casting out 55 PercentageCommission 65 Accounts Current 73
 Extraction of the Square Root 112 General Rule for the Roots of all Powers 122 Geometrical Progression 131 Annuities 137 Exchange 143 Numerical Approximations 151 Analysis 162 Miscellaneous ProblemsChronology 171

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