## The Youth's Assistant in Theoretic and Practical Arithmetic, : Designed for the Use of Schools in the United States |

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40 cents . 22 . The tediousness and inconvenience of writing fractions in words

has led to the invention of an abridged method of expressing them by figures .

**Hence**one fifih of 100 cents , or a dollar , is 20 cents , and two fifths , twice 20 , or40 cents . 22 . The tediousness and inconvenience of writing fractions in words

has led to the invention of an abridged method of expressing them by figures .

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almost infinite variety of distinct expressions . These names , with a few

exceptions , are derived from the names of the nine first numbers , and from the

names ...

**Hence**lias arisen a method of combining a very few names , so as to give analmost infinite variety of distinct expressions . These names , with a few

exceptions , are derived from the names of the nine first numbers , and from the

names ...

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25 , or å of the former ;

Here we perceive that multiplication by a decimal diminishes the multiplicand , or

, in other words , gives a product which is less than the multiplicand . 4 .

25 , or å of the former ;

**hence**0 . 25 ft . is evidently the product of 0 . 5 . by 0 . 5 ft .Here we perceive that multiplication by a decimal diminishes the multiplicand , or

, in other words , gives a product which is less than the multiplicand . 4 .

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09 due 1 year and 6 months

interest at the above rate , at the end of 1 year and 6 nionths , the amount will be

just sufficient to pay the $ 1 . 09 . Now as 1 dollar is the present worth of $ 1 .

09 due 1 year and 6 months

**hence**, without interest ; because if i dollar be put tointerest at the above rate , at the end of 1 year and 6 nionths , the amount will be

just sufficient to pay the $ 1 . 09 . Now as 1 dollar is the present worth of $ 1 .

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But to divide a number by a fraction , we multiply it by the denominator , and

divide the product by the numerator , ( 226 , ) ;

3 – 4 12 ( 220 ) 5 75 " and ız is divided by 3 by multiplying the denominator , 5 ,

by 8 ...

But to divide a number by a fraction , we multiply it by the denominator , and

divide the product by the numerator , ( 226 , ) ;

**hence**, we must multiply by 4 , as3 – 4 12 ( 220 ) 5 75 " and ız is divided by 3 by multiplying the denominator , 5 ,

by 8 ...

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