An Arithmetical Guide: In which the Principles of Numbers are Inductively Explained ...

H. Perkins, 1840 - 288 páginas

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Página 182 - Multiply the numerators together for a new numerator, and the denominators together for a new denominator.
Página 116 - Thirty days hath September, April, June, and November ; All the rest have thirty-one, Except the second month alone, Which has but twenty-eight, in fine, Till leap year gives it twenty-nine.
Página 243 - The rule for casting interest, when partial payments have been made, is to apply the payment, in the first place, to the discharge of the interest then due. If the payment exceeds the interest, the surplus goes towards discharging the principal, and the subsequent interest is to be computed on the balance of principal remaining due.
Página 114 - LIQUID MEASURE 4 gills (gi.) = 1 pint (pt.) 2 pints = 1 quart (qt...
Página 48 - It shows that the number after it is to be subtracted from the number before it ; thus, 5 — 3 = 2.
Página 85 - To reduce an improper fraction to a whole or mixed number, — RULE : Divide the numerator by the denominator ; the quotient will be the whole or mixed number.
Página 166 - Divide the greater number by the smaller, then divide the divisor by the remainder; and thus continue dividing the last divisor by the last remainder, till nothing remains. The divisor used last of all, will be the greatest common divisor.
Página 84 - To reduce a mixed number to an improper fraction, Multiply the whole number by the denominator of the fraction, and to the product add the numerator; under this sum write the denominator.
Página 277 - If 100 men in 6 days of 10 hours can dig a trench 200 yards long, 3 yards wide, and 2 yards deep, in...
Página 113 - Square Measure 144 square inches (sq. in.) = 1 square foot (sq. ft.) 9 square feet = 1 square yard (sq. yd.) 30-J- square yards = 1 square rod (sq.

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