The North American Arithmetic: Part Second, Uniting Oral and Written Exercises, in Corresponding Chapters

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Parrish, Dunning, & Mears, 1832 - Arithmetic - 216 pages
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Page 128 - RULE. Divide as in whole numbers, and from the right hand of the quotient point off as many places for decimals as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor.
Page 134 - How to measure boards. 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 113 - RULE.* Multiply the principal by the rate per cent, and divide the product by 100: the quotient will be the interest for 1 year.
Page 109 - To change a whole number to an improper fraction, multiply the whole number by the denominator, and the product will be the numerator.
Page 95 - Jldd 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. Thus proceed with every denomination.
Page 128 - ... 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 49 - Two men depart from the same place, and travel in opposite directions, one at the rate of...
Page 131 - Then multiply the second and third terms together, and divide the product by the first term: the quotient will be the fourth term, or answer.
Page 72 - Cut off- as many figures from the right hand of the dividend as there are ciphers in the divisor.
Page 128 - 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 both factors.

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