Elementary Arithmetic

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Harper & Brothers, 1878
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Page 177 - Multiply the numerators together for a new numerator, and the denominators together for a new denominator.
Page 78 - Cut off the ciphers from the divisor, and the same number of figures from the right of the dividend.
Page 138 - A pile of wood 8 feet long, 4 feet wide, and 4 feet high, contains 1 cord; and a cord foot is 1 foot in length of such a pile.
Page 55 - Zeros at the right of the partial products, since they do not affect the result of the addition, should be omitted as in (2). Care must be taken, however, to put the right-hand figure of each partial product directly under the figure of the multiplier used to obtain it.
Page 32 - It shows that the number after it is to be subtracted from the number before it.
Page 78 - III. Multiply the divisor by this quotient figure, subtract the product from the partial dividend, and to the remainder annex the next figure of the dividend.
Page 64 - It shows that the number before it is to be divided by the number after it. The expression 6 -H 2 = 3 is read, 6 divided by 2 is equal to 3.
Page 183 - This quotient may be obtained by multiplying the numerator of the dividend by the denominator of the divisor for the numerator of the quotient, and the denominator of the dividend by the numerator of the divisor for the denominator of the quotient Hence, the Rule.
Page 41 - RULE. — Place the less number under the greater, so that units of the same order shall stand in the same column. Commencing at the right hand, subtract each figure of the subtrahend from the figure above it.
Page 79 - Then divide the remaining figures of the dividend by the remaining figures of the divisor.

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