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Practical Arithmetic, by Induction and Analysis - Page 27
by Joseph Ray - 1857 - 336 pages

## The Common School Arithmetic: Prepared for the Use of Academies and Common ...

Charles Davies - Arithmetic - 1833 - 270 pages
...difference is called the remainder. *> 22. The sign — , is called minus, a term signifying less- When placed between two numbers it denotes that the one on the right is to be taken front the one on the left. Thus, 6 — 4=2, denotes that 4 is to be taken from K u<;re 6 is the minuend,...

## Mental and Practical Arithmetic: Designed for the Use of Academies and Schools

Charles Davies - Arithmetic - 1838 - 288 pages
...subtraliend ? Which the remainder ? §18. The sign — , is called minus, a term signifying less. Wheti placed between two numbers it denotes that the one on the right is to be taken from the one on the left. Thus, 6—4=2, denotes that 4 is to be taken from 6. Here 6 is the minuend, 4...

## Arithmetic, Designed for Academies and Schools

Charles DAVIES (LL.D.) - Arithmetic - 1843 - 12 pages
...subtrahend ? Which the remainder ? § 18. The sign — , is called minus, a term signifying less. When placed between two numbers it denotes that the one on the right is to be taken from the one on the left. Thus, 6—4=2, denotes that 4 is to be taken from 6. Here 6 is the minuend, 4...

Charles Davies - Arithmetic - 1844 - 340 pages
...subtrahend 1 Which the remainder ? § 18- The sign — , is called minus, a term signifying less. When placed between two numbers it denotes that the one on the right is to be taken from the one on the left. Thus, 6 — 4=2, denotes that 4 is to be taken from 6. Here 6 is the minuend,...

## The Columbian Calculator: Being a Practical and Concise System of Decimal ...

Almon Ticknor - Arithmetic - 1846 - 264 pages
...is a small remainder. It is also calldd plus, meaning more. — Less (minus), or subtraction ; when placed between two numbers, it denotes that the one on the right is to be taken from the one on the left; thus, 5—3=2 denotes that 3 is to be taken from 5, will =2, or 2 over, which...

## Arithmetic: Designed for Academies and Schools, Uniting the Inductive ...

Charles Davies - Arithmetic - 1847 - 360 pages
...called the remainder. OF THE SIGNS. 17. The sign — , is called minus, a term signifying less. When placed between two numbers it denotes that the one on the right is to be taken from the one on the left. Thus, 6—4=2, denotes that 4 is to be taken from 6. Here 6 is the minuend, 4...

## Davies' University Arithmetic: Embracing the Answers, and a Full Analysis ...

Charles Davies - Arithmetic - 1861 - 336 pages
...to be added together. Thus, 3 + 2 = 5. The sign — , is called minus, a term signify ing less. When placed between two numbers' it denotes that the one on the right is to be takon from the one on the left. Thus, 6 — 2 = 4. 31. How many general methods are there of forming...

## The Analysis of Written Arithmetic: Book Second, Designed for Public and ...

Stoddard A. Felter - Arithmetic - 1864 - 394 pages
...SUBTRACTION, is a short horizontal line, thus : ( — ), and is called minus, signifying less. When it is placed between two numbers it denotes that the one on the right is to be taken from the one on the left ; thug, for 6 — 4=2, to be read, 6 minus 4 equals 2. LESSON II. 44. ANALYSIS...