Arithmetic on the Productive System: Accompanied by a Key and Cubical Blocks

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J.B. Lippincott & C. - Arithmetic - 311 pages

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Page 117 - Find a common measure, by dividing the greater term by the less, and this divisor by the remainder, and so on, always dividing the last divisor by the last remainder, till nothing remains; the last divisor is the common measure.* 2. Divide both of the terms of the fraction by the common measure, aud the quotients will make the fraction required. * To find the greatest common measure...
Page 118 - Mnltiple of two or more numbers is the least number that can be divided by each of them without a remainder ; thus 30 is the least common multiple of 10 and 15.
Page 123 - Multiply the numerators together for a new numerator, and the denominators together for a new denominator.
Page 39 - This is no denial of the mathematical proposition that the whole is equal to the sum of all its parts...
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Page 217 - Lastly, multiply the third term by the continued product of the second terms, and divide the result by the continued product of the first terms, and the quotient will be the fourth term, or answer required.
Page 126 - Multiply each numerator into all the denominators except its own for a new numerator, and all the denominators together for a common denominator.
Page 182 - A Promissory Note is a written promise to pay a certain sum of money at a specified time.
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Page 121 - An Improper Fraction is one whose numerator is equal to or greater than its denominator ; as, f , -J.

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