## Adams's New Arithmetic: Arithmetic, in which the Principles of Operating by Numbers are Analytically Explained, and Synthetically Applied ... : Designed for the Use of Schools and Academies in the United States |

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The latter is that in general use . In the Arabic method , the nine first numbers

have each an appropriate character to represent them . Thus , * In the Roman

method by letters , I represents one ; V , five ; X , ten ; L , fifty : C , one

, live ...

The latter is that in general use . In the Arabic method , the nine first numbers

have each an appropriate character to represent them . Thus , * In the Roman

method by letters , I represents one ; V , five ; X , ten ; L , fifty : C , one

**hundred**; D, live ...

Page 8

Ten tens are called a

consisting of hundreds , represented by the same character ( 1 ) as a unit of each

of the foregoing orders , but is written one place further toward the left hand , that

is , on ...

Ten tens are called a

**hundred**, which forms a unit of a still higher order ,consisting of hundreds , represented by the same character ( 1 ) as a unit of each

of the foregoing orders , but is written one place further toward the left hand , that

is , on ...

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There are three

all the orders now described , viz . units , tens , and hundreds . Let it be

recollected , units occupy the first place on the right hand ; tens , the second

place from the ...

There are three

**hundred**sixty - five days in a year . In this number are containedall the orders now described , viz . units , tens , and hundreds . Let it be

recollected , units occupy the first place on the right hand ; tens , the second

place from the ...

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... this division enables us to read numbers consisting of many figures as easily

as we can read three figures only . Thus , the above examples are read 3 ( three )

Quadrillions , 174 ( one

... this division enables us to read numbers consisting of many figures as easily

as we can read three figures only . Thus , the above examples are read 3 ( three )

Quadrillions , 174 ( one

**hundred**seventy - four ) Trillions , 592 ( five**hundred**... Page 11

... all the numbers in the Bregoing table , the pupil may proceed to express the

folowing numbers by figures : 1. Seventy - six . 2. Eight

Twelve

. 5.

... all the numbers in the Bregoing table , the pupil may proceed to express the

folowing numbers by figures : 1. Seventy - six . 2. Eight

**hundred**and seven . 3.Twelve

**hundred**, ( that is , one thousand and two hunPed . ) 4. Eighteen**hundred**. 5.

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