## The Scholar's Arithmetic; Or, Federal Accountant ...: The Whole in a Form and Method Altogether New, for the Ease of the Master, and the Greater Progress of the ScholarJohn Prentiss, (proprietor of the copy-right) and sold at his book-store, wholesale and retail.--Sold also by the principal booksellers in New-England, and at the Rensselaer book-store, Troy, N.Y., 1807 - Arithmetic - 216 pages |

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something less than one of any thing ... In

one , as 1 foot , 1 dollar , 1 year , & c . is conceived to be divided into ten equal ...

**DECIMAL**Fractions are also expressions of parts of an integer ; or , are in valuesomething less than one of any thing ... In

**decimals**, an integer , or the numberone , as 1 foot , 1 dollar , 1 year , & c . is conceived to be divided into ten equal ...

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6 PLACE the numbers according to their value ; then subtract as in whole

numbers , and point off the

the ...

6 PLACE the numbers according to their value ; then subtract as in whole

numbers , and point off the

**decimals**as in ... 66,08 che 211 All the operations in**Decimal**Fracions are extremely easy ; the only liability 10 error will be in placingthe ...

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REDUCTION OF

Vulgar Fractions to

placed immediately 28 after it , the cyphers annexed occupy the places of

REDUCTION OF

**DECIMALS**. e cob ssary CASE 1 . o poin : ruled To reduceVulgar Fractions to

**Decimals**. ... and always re00 quires the**decimal**point to beplaced immediately 28 after it , the cyphers annexed occupy the places of

**decimals**... Page 82

BEGIN with the highest , and write the quotient of each division , as de" cimal

parts , on the right hand of the dividend next below it , and so on , till “ they are all

used , and the last quotient will be the

...

BEGIN with the highest , and write the quotient of each division , as de" cimal

parts , on the right hand of the dividend next below it , and so on , till “ they are all

used , and the last quotient will be the

**decimal**sought . ” EXAMPLES 1. REDUCE...

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How are

Fractions ? 10. How can it be ascertained , what the denominator to a

Fraction is , if it be not expressed ? 11. How do cyphers placed at the left hand of

a ...

How are

**Decimal**Fractions written ? 9. How do**Decimals**differ from VulgarFractions ? 10. How can it be ascertained , what the denominator to a

**Decimal**Fraction is , if it be not expressed ? 11. How do cyphers placed at the left hand of

a ...

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