# New Practical Arithmetic: In which the Science and Its Applications are Simplified by Induction and Analysis

R.S. Davis & Company, 1873 - 336 páginas

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Página 142 - DRY MEASURE 2 pints (pt.) = 1 quart (qt.) 8 quarts =1 peck (pk.) 4 pecks = 1 bushel (bu...
Página 43 - 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 109 - Reduce the fractions to a common denominator and divide the numerator of the dividend by the numerator of the divisor.
Página 67 - When a decimal number is to be divided by 10, 100, 1000, &c., remove the decimal point as many places to the left as there are ciphers in the divisor, and if there be not figures enough in the number, prefix ciphers.
Página 139 - SQUARE MEASURE 144 square inches (sq. in.) = 1 square foot (sq. ft.) 9 square feet = 1 square yard (sq. yd.) 30| square yards = 1 square rod (sq. rd.) 160 square rods = 1 acre (A.) 640 acres = 1 square mile (sq.
Página 66 - To multiply a decimal by 10, 100, 1000, &c., remove the decimal point as many places to the right as there are ciphers in the multiplier ; and if there be not places enough in the number, annex ciphers.
Página 87 - 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 97 - Multiplying or dividing both terms of a fraction by the same number does not change the value of the fraction.
Página 218 - In every proportion the product of the means is equal to the product of the extremes.
Página 142 - A CIRCLE is a plane figure bounded by a curved line, all the points of which are equally distant from a point within called the center; as the figure ADB E.