## Arithmetic for the use of Schools. Designed to assist Candidates preparing for examination: ... with selections from the Army, Civil Service, Oxford and Cambridge Examination Papers |

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Page 22 - An Improper Fraction is one whose numerator is equal to, or greater than, the denominator; as, f, f.

Page 25 - RULE. — Multiply all the numerators together for a new numerator, and all the denominators together for a new denominator, and they will form the fraction required.

Page 134 - If 5 men can perform a piece of work in 12 days of 10 hours each, how many men will perform a piece of work four times as large in a fifth part of the time, if they work the same number of hours in the day...

Page 136 - You are requested to write your name at the top of each of your papers ; to put the number to each question ; to send up the working as well as the answers ; and to send up your work on complete sheets of paper, not on scraps, which are apt to be lost. NB — You are particularly recommended to answer the questions in the order in which they are set ; not omitting any one unless you are unable to do it.

Page 24 - OPERATIONS WITH FRACTIONS A) To change a mixed number to an improper fraction, simply multiply the whole number by the denominator of the fraction and add the numerator.

Page 65 - If the answer is to be greater, place the greater of the two remaining numbers for the second term, and the less number for the first term...

Page 130 - If twelve men can dig a trench 15 yards long and 4 broad in 3 days of 12 hours each, in how many days of 9 hours each can 8 men dig a trench 20 yards long and 8 broad ? 22.

Page 130 - A person invests £9075 in the 3 per Cents, at 90|, and on their rising to 91 transfers it to the 3J per Cents, at 97^, what increase does he make thereby in his annual income ? 10.

Page 129 - If 3 men can mow 7 acres of grass in 5 days of 9 hours each, in how many days of 8 hours each will 5 men mow 3o acres ? 22.