# The Common School Arithmetic: Combining Analysis and Synthesis; Adapted to the Best Mode of Instruction in the Elements of Written Arithmetic

F.A. Brown & Company, 1862

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### Contents

 Definitions 7 Definitions 10 English Numeration Table 13 Addition 17 Multiplication 30 Division 42 Definitions 59 Cloth Measure 66
 Fraction Reduced to Lower Terms 95 Denomination to Whole Num 98 Fraction Divided by a Fraction 116 Common Numerator 122 UNITED STATES MONEY 143 PERCENTAGE 180 Partial Payments 199 Discount 206 Ratio 245

 Circulating Decimals 71 GENERAL PRINCIPLES 80 COMMON FRACTIONS 92
 Compound Proportion 252 Involution 262

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Page 28 - When the multiplier is 10, 100, 1000, or 1 with any number of ciphers annexed, annex as many ciphers to the multiplicand as there are ciphers in the multiplier, and the multiplicand, so increased, will be the product required.
Page 68 - Thirty days hath September, April. June, and November; All the rest have thirty.one, Save February, which alone Hath twenty.eight; and one day more We add to it one year in four.
Page 34 - The dividend is the number to be divided. The divisor is the number by which we divide.
Page 81 - The Least Common Multiple of two or more numbers is the least number that...
Page 272 - Given the first term, last term, and common difference, to find the number of terms. RULE. — Divide the difference of the extremes by the common difference, and the quotient increased by 1 is the number of terms.
Page 129 - When there are more decimal places in the divisor than in the dividend, annex as many ciphers to the dividend as...
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 134 - Multiply the given decimal by that number which it takes of the next lower denomination to make one of this higher, and from the right hand of the product point off as many figures for decimals as there...
Page 68 - Time. 60 seconds (S.) make 1 minute, marked M. 60 minutes, 1 hour, h. 24 hours, 1 day, d. 7 days, . 1 week, w. 4 weeks, 1 month, mo. 13 months, 1 day and 6 hours, 1 Julian year, yr. Thirty days hath September, April, June and November ; February twenty-eight alone, all the rest have thirtyone.
Page 66 - LIQUID MEASURE 4 gills (gi.) = 1 pint (pt.) 2 pints = 1 quart (qt...