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### Contents

 Circulating Decimals 71 GENERAL PRINCIPLES 80 COMMON FRACTIONS 92
 Compound Proportion 263 Involution 274

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Page 33 - DIVISION is the process of finding how many times one number is contained in another, or of finding one of the equal parts of a number.
Page 275 - The square described on the hypothenuse of a rightangled triangle is equal to the sum of the squares described on the other two sides.
Page 67 - DRY MEASURE 2 pints (pt.) = 1 quart (qt.) 8 quarts =1 peck (pk.) 4 pecks = 1 bushel (bu...
Page 68 - Thirty days hath September, April, June, and November ; All the rest have thirty-one, Except the second month alone, Which has but twenty-eight, in fine, Till leap year gives it twenty-nine.
Page 286 - RULE. Divide the difference of the extremes by the number of terms less one, and the quotient will be the common difference.
Page 128 - RULE. Divide as in whole numbers, and point off as many figures for decimals in the quotient as the number of decimal places in the dividend exceeds those in the divisor.
Page 66 - LIQUID MEASURE 4 gills (gi.) = 1 pint (pt.) 2 pints = 1 quart (qt...
Page 20 - ROLE. 1. Write the less number under the greater, units, under units, tens under tens, etc., and draw a line beneath. 2. Beginning at the right hand, take each figure of the subtrahend from the figure above it, and set the remainder under the line.
Page 61 - SQUARE MEASURE 144 square inches (sq. in.) = 1 square foot (sq. ft.) 9 square feet = 1 square yard (sq. yd.) 30| square yards = 1 square rod (sq. rd.) 160 square rods = 1 acre (A.) 640 acres = 1 square mile (sq.
Page 120 - The denominator of a decimal fraction is not usually expressed, since it can be easily determined, it being 1 with as many ciphers annexed as there are figures in the given decimal. 158. A decimal fraction is distinguished from a whole number by a period, called the decimal point...