# Practical Arithmetic, by Induction and Analysis

Wilson, Hinkle & Company, 1857 - Arithmetic - 336 pages

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### Contents

 Addition 19 Subtraction 26 Multiplication 33 Pivision 43 Review of Principles 61 Cancellation 67 FACTORING PAGE 120 GREATEST Common DIVISOR 126
 Reduction of Decimals 189 PROPORTION 197 PROPoRTION CoNTINUED PAGE 205 INTEREST 215 PARTNERSHIP 253 ALLIGATION MEDIAL 260 Exchange of CURRENCIFS 209 269 INvolution 275

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Page 185 - To multiply a decimal by 10, 100, 1000, &c., remove the decimal point as many places to the right as there are ciphers in the multiplier ; and if there be not places enough in the number, annex ciphers.
Page 95 - TABLE. 2^ inches in. make 1 nail marked na. 4 nails - - - 1 quarter of a yard qr. 4 quarters - - - 1 yard - - yd. 3 quarters - - - 1 Ell Flemish - E. Fl. 5 quarters - - - 1 Ell English - EE 6 quarters - - - 1 Ell French - E. Fr.
Page 34 - It shows that the numbers between which it is placed, are to be multiplied together. Thus the expression 9x6, signifies that 9 and 6 are to be multiplied together, and is read, " 9 multiplied by 6," or, simply,
Page 127 - Divide the greater number by the less, and that divisor by the remainder, and so on, always dividing the last divisor by the last remainder, till nothing remain.
Page 292 - Hence, when the first term, the common difference, and the number of terms, are given, to find the last term...
Page 281 - ... and to the remainder bring down the next period for a dividend. 3. Place the double of the root already found, on the left hand of the dividend for a divisor. 4. Seek how often the divisor is contained...
Page 12 - Invariably, ten units of any order make one unit of the next higher order.
Page 27 - Placed between two numbers, it denotes that the one on the right is to be taken from that on the left. Thus...
Page 84 - How many times is 5 contained in 1 ? In 2 ? In 3 ? In 4? In 5? In 6? In 7? In 8? In 9? In 10? In 11 ? 5. How many times is 6 contained in 1 ? In 2 ? In 3 ? In 4?
Page 89 - Weight is used in weighing groceries and all coarse articles ; as sugar, tea, coffee, butter, cheese, flour, hay, &c., and all metals except gold and silver. 16 drams (dr.) make 1 ounce, marked oz. 16 ounces " 1 pound, " Ib. 25 pounds " 1 quarter, " qr. 4 quarters " 1 hundred weight, cwt. 20 hundred weight