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Page 171 - RULE. Multiply all the numerators together for a new numerator, and all the denominators for a new denominator: then reduce the new fraction to its lowest terms.
Page 210 - RULE. — Multiply the length (in feet) by the width (in inches) and divide the product by 12 — the result will be the contents in square feet.
Page 87 - Suppose 2 men start from the same place, and travel in opposite directions, one at the rate of 5 miles an hour and the other f as fast; — how far apart will they be in 11 hours ? 32.
Page 139 - Md the numbers of the lowest denomination together, and divide their sum by that number which is required of this denomination to make 1 of the next higher: write the remainder under the column added, and carry the quotient to the next column.
Page 186 - ... counted together, equal to the decimal places in the dividend. If there be not figures enough in the quotient to point off, prefix ciphers to supply the deficiency.
Page 111 - This 2 is a rejg 2 mainder; it shows that there are 2 hats, which cannot be divided into eights. 55. How many sheep, at 4 dollars a head, can a butcher, who has 747 dollars buy; and how many dollars will he have remaining ? 56- If 5 yards of cloth will make a suit of clothes, how many suits can be made from 96 yards; and how many yards will there be over ? 57. How many times is 6 contained in 4637; and how many are there over ? 58.
Page 182 - It shows that the number after it is to be subtracted from the number before it ; thus, 5 — 3 = 2.
Page 185 - RULE. Multiply as in whole numbers, and from the right hand of the product point off as many figures for decimals as there are decimal places in loth factors.