## 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

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

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 the

number ...

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I to

onits . and tens under tens , as at the left hand . Then begin at the bottom of the

right hand column , - Ans . 59 cents . I and add together the figures in that column

...

I to

**write**the numbers under one another , so th 23 cents . I shall stand underonits . and tens under tens , as at the left hand . Then begin at the bottom of the

right hand column , - Ans . 59 cents . I and add together the figures in that column

...

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MULTIPLICATION . 69 1 . If a book cost 5 cents , what will 4 such books cost ? |

Four books will evidently cost four | Multiplication , Addition . | times as much as

one book ; and to answer | the question by Adlition , we should

...

MULTIPLICATION . 69 1 . If a book cost 5 cents , what will 4 such books cost ? |

Four books will evidently cost four | Multiplication , Addition . | times as much as

one book ; and to answer | the question by Adlition , we should

**write**down 4 fives...

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Now to find the difference between 75 and 43 , Operation . we

calling it the minuend , or Fiom 75 minuend . number to be diminished , and

under it the Take 43 subtrahend 43 , calling it the subtrahend , with the units ...

Now to find the difference between 75 and 43 , Operation . we

**write**down the 75 ,calling it the minuend , or Fiom 75 minuend . number to be diminished , and

**write**under it the Take 43 subtrahend 43 , calling it the subtrahend , with the units ...

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2 ) 552 Here we cannot say at once how many times 2 is con - - tained in 552 ,

we therefore

at the left hand . We then pro140 _ - 70 ceed to separate the dividend into such ...

2 ) 552 Here we cannot say at once how many times 2 is con - - tained in 552 ,

we therefore

**write**down the lividend , 552 , 400 - 200 ' and place the divisor , 2 ,at the left hand . We then pro140 _ - 70 ceed to separate the dividend into such ...

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