## Daboll's Schoolmaster's Assistant: Improved and Enlarged; Being a Plain Practical System of Arithmetic: Adapted to the United States |

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The figure above the line , is called the numerator , and that below it , the

which is the divisor in division ) . shows how many parts the integer is divided into

; and ...

The figure above the line , is called the numerator , and that below it , the

**denominator**, S5 Numerator . LIM . : Thus , 33**Denominator**. The**denominator**(which is the divisor in division ) . shows how many parts the integer is divided into

; and ...

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Multiply the numerator by the cominon parts of the integer , and divide by the

. 2 20 shillings in a pound . Denom . 3 ) 40 ( 138 . 4d . Ans . Veloch Ans . 9 1 12 5

) ...

Multiply the numerator by the cominon parts of the integer , and divide by the

**denominator**, & c . EXAMPLES . What is the value of of a pound sterling ? Numer. 2 20 shillings in a pound . Denom . 3 ) 40 ( 138 . 4d . Ans . Veloch Ans . 9 1 12 5

) ...

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Reduce the given quantity to the lowest term mention . ed for a numerator ; then

reduce the integral part to the same term , for a

fraction required . EXAMPLES . 1 . Reduce 13s . ' 6d . 2qrs . to the fraction of a ...

Reduce the given quantity to the lowest term mention . ed for a numerator ; then

reduce the integral part to the same term , for a

**denominator**; which will be thefraction required . EXAMPLES . 1 . Reduce 13s . ' 6d . 2qrs . to the fraction of a ...

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A Decimal Fruction is that whose

cyphers annexed to it , Thus , to , 767 1467 , & c . & c . The integer is alirays

divided either into 10 , 100 , 1000 , & c . equal parts ; consequently the

A Decimal Fruction is that whose

**denominator**is an unit , with a cypher , orcyphers annexed to it , Thus , to , 767 1467 , & c . & c . The integer is alirays

divided either into 10 , 100 , 1000 , & c . equal parts ; consequently the

**denominator**of the ... Page 83

Annex cyphers to the numerator , and divide by the

quotient will be the decimal re . quired . Nore . So many cyphers as you annex to

the given nuinerator , so many places must be pointed in the quo . tient ; and if

there be ...

Annex cyphers to the numerator , and divide by the

**denominator**; and thequotient will be the decimal re . quired . Nore . So many cyphers as you annex to

the given nuinerator , so many places must be pointed in the quo . tient ; and if

there be ...

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Page 36 - RULE.* 1. Place the numbers so that those of the same denomination may stand directly under each other. 2. Add the first column or denomination together, as in whole numbers; then divide the sum by as many of the same denomination as make one of the next greater...

Page 21 - Subtract the subtrahend from the dividend, and to the remainder bring down the next period for a new dividend, with which proceed as before ; and so on, till the whole is finished.

Page 94 - Multiply the second and third terms together, and divide their product by the first term ; the quotient will be the answer to the question, in the same denomination you left the second term in, which may be brought into any other denomination required.

Page 179 - Involve the root to the next inferior power to that which is given, and multiply it by the number denoting the given power for a divisor.

Page 212 - To measure a parallelogram or long square. RULE.— Multiply the length by the breadth, and the product will be the area, or superficial content, in the same name as that in which the dimension was taken, whether inches, feet, or rods, etc.

Page 158 - Multiply all the numerators together for a new numerator, and all the denominators together for a new denominator.

Page 21 - Place the least number under the greatest, so that units may stand under units, tens under tens, &c. and draw a line under them. 2. Begin at the right hand, and take each figure in the lower line from the figure above it, and set down the remainder. 3.

Page 187 - RULE.* — Multiply the sum of the extremes by the number of terms, and half the product will be the answer.

Page 226 - July next, foreign gold and silver coins shall pass current as money within the United States, and be a legal tender for the payment of all debts and demands...

Page 149 - A single, simple, or proper fraction, is when the numerator is less than the denominator, as 4 3 | -|f , &c.