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Staniford's Practical Arithmetic ...: Adapted Principally to Federal Currency
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Page 2 - District Clerk's Office. BE IT REMEMBERED, that on the tenth day of August, AD 1829, in the fifty-fourth year of the Independence of the United States of America, JP Dabney, of the said district, has deposited in this office the title of a book, the right whereof he claims as author, in the words following, to wit...
Page 57 - Divide the common denominator by the denominator of each fraction, and multiply the quotient by the numerator, and the product will be the numerator of the fraction required.
Page 85 - The denominator of a decimal, though never expressed, is always the unit, 1, with as many ciphers annexed as there are figures in the decimal.
Page 134 - Is when the several shares of stock are continued in trade an equal term of time. RULE. As the whole stock is to the whole gain or loss : so is each man's particular stock, to his particular share of the gain or loss.
Page 56 - 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 54 - Divide the terms of the given fraction by any number which will divide them without a remainder, and the quotients again in the same manner ; and so on, till it appears that there is no number greater than 1, which will divide them, and the fraction will be in its least terms.
Page 52 - From what has preceded, we perceive that the value of a fraction is the quotient arising from the division of the numerator by the denominator, or from the expression of this division.
Page 159 - London ; and when, on the other hand, £100 will not suffice to buy a bill for fs.2520, the exchange is against London and in favour of Paris. The course of exchange — is the current price between two places, which is always fluctuating, being sometimes above and sometimes below par, according to the circumstances of trade, and the consequent debt due to or from one country, from or to the other.