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

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The tediousness and inconvenience of

invention of an abridged method of expressing them by figures . One half is

number ...

The tediousness and inconvenience of

**writing**fractions in words has led to theinvention of an abridged method of expressing them by figures . One half is

**written**} ; one third , s , two thirds , , & c . The figure below the line sbow ' s thenumber ...

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25 Six sevenths is

Two eighths . ... While learoing the notation and numeration of fractions , the

pupils should be frequently exercised in

slates ...

25 Six sevenths is

**written**$ | Three ninths is**written**One eighth - - } Four ninthsTwo eighths . ... While learoing the notation and numeration of fractions , the

pupils should be frequently exercised in

**writing**fractions from dictation , uponslates ...

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Ten is

intermediate numbers are expressed by

place of the cipher ; thus for fourteen we write , 14 , for twenty - two , 22 , & c .

Ten is

**written**, 10 , twenty , 20 , thirty , 30 , and so on to ninety , 90 ; and theintermediate numbers are expressed by

**writing**the excesses of simple units inplace of the cipher ; thus for fourteen we write , 14 , for twenty - two , 22 , & c .

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If the interest of $ 1 be 12 cents for 12 months , the interest of $ 1 for 1 month will

be 1 cent , for 2 months 2 cents , for 3 months 3 cents - and generally the number

of months

If the interest of $ 1 be 12 cents for 12 months , the interest of $ 1 for 1 month will

be 1 cent , for 2 months 2 cents , for 3 months 3 cents - and generally the number

of months

**written**as so many cents , or hundredths of a dollar , will be the ... Page 157

What is the sum of of a dollar and of a dollari As both the fractions are 9ths of the

same unit , the magnitude of the parts is the same in both the number of parts , 3

and 4 , may therefore be added as whole numbers , and their sum , 7 ,

What is the sum of of a dollar and of a dollari As both the fractions are 9ths of the

same unit , the magnitude of the parts is the same in both the number of parts , 3

and 4 , may therefore be added as whole numbers , and their sum , 7 ,

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