## Elementary Arithmetic |

### What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

### Other editions - View all

### Common terms and phrases

acres added amount apples barrels blocks bought building bushels cents changed ciphers Commence contained cords cost Count cubic dealer decimal denominator difference Divide dividend Division divisor dollars eighth equal EXERCISES EXPLANATION express factors farm farmer feet fence fifth figures five foot four fourths fractions gain gallons give given Hence hundred hundredths inches insured integer interest land leaves loads Manual measure method miles million minuend months Multiply paid partial piece pile pounds principles PROBLEMS pupils quarts quires quotient Read receive Reduce remainder result rods sell sheets similar fractions sold SOLUTION square subtract subtrahend tens tenths third thousand thousandths tons week weighed whole wide wood write written yards

### Popular passages

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.