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### Contents

 Statistical Examples involving Vulgar Fractions 80 Subtraction of Decimal Fractions 36 86 Statistical Examples in Decimal Fractions 93 Solid or Cubic Measure 100 PROPORTION 144 Proportion Definitions 150 REDUCTION OF CURRENCIES 177
 Circle 243 APPLICATIONS OF MENSURATION 250 Bricklayers Work 255 A 2 273 BUSINESS FORMS 275 Roman Dry Measures 281

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Page 77 - Multiply the numerators together for a new numerator, and the denominators together for a new denominator.
Page 67 - To reduce a mixed number to an improper fraction, — RULE : Multiply the whole number by the denominator of the fraction, to the product add the numerator, and write the result over the denominator.
Page 230 - Hence, when the first term, number of terms, and ratio of an increasing series are give?i, to find the last term, RULE!. Multiply the first term by the ratio raised to a power one less than the number of terms. NOTE 1.
Page 54 - When the divisor is 10, 100, 1000, &c., cut off from the right hand of the dividend as many figures as there are ciphers in the divisor ; the...
Page 209 - Which proves that the square of a number composed of tens and units contains, the square of the tens plus twice the product of the tens by the units, plus the square of the units.
Page 70 - ... until nothing remains. The last divisor will be the greatest common divisor.
Page 19 - We will deal with them in a different order from that in which they appear in the prayer of the application, and take the use of lighted Candles on the Communion Table, at times when such Candles are not wanted, for the purpose of giving light, in the first instance, because with reference to that part of the case it appears to their Lordships that the affidavits do not make out...
Page 60 - When any thing is divided into two equal parts, one of the parts is called one...
Page 72 - Multiply each numerator into all the denominators except its own for a new numerator, and all the denominators together for a common denominator.
Page 188 - RULE. — Divide the given interest by the interest of the given sum at 1 per cent. for the given time, and the quotient will be the rate per cent. required.