Arithmetic on the Productive System: Accompanied by a Key and Cubical Blocks

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J.B. Lippincott & Company, 1843 - 312 páginas
 

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Página 238 - Multiply the divisor, thus augmented, by the last figure of the root, and subtract the product from the dividend, and to the remainder bring down the next period for a new dividend.
Página 111 - Find a common measure, by dividing the greater term by the less, and this divisor by the remainder, and so on, always dividing the last divisor by the last remainder, till nothing remains; the last divisor is the common measure.* 2. Divide both of the terms of the fraction by the common measure, aud the quotients will make the fraction required. * To find the greatest common measure...
Página 112 - Mnltiple of two or more numbers is the least number that can be divided by each of them without a remainder ; thus 30 is the least common multiple of 10 and 15.
Página 35 - This is no denial of the mathematical proposition that the whole is equal to the sum of all its parts...
Página 182 - Compute the interest to the time of the first payment; if that be one year or more from the time the interest commenced, add it to the principal, and deduct the payment from the sum total. If there be...
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Página 120 - Multiply each numerator into all the denominators except its own for a new numerator, and all the denominators together for a common denominator.
Página 176 - A Promissory Note is a written promise to pay a certain sum of money at a specified time.
Página 115 - An Improper Fraction is one whose numerator is equal to or greater than its denominator ; as, f , -J.
Página 133 - ... 10. To divide a fraction by a whole number. — Divide the numerator or multiply the denominator.

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