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### Contents

 SIMPLE NUMBERS 6 Numeration and Notation 18 Multiplication 26 Division 37 COMPOUND NUMBERS 56 Addition of Compound Numbers 67 Reduction of Currencies 74 Multiplication and Division 75
 DECIMAL Their Notation 132 Division of Decimal Fractions 139 Interest 156 Time Rate per cent and Amount given in find the Principal 164 Reductiun of Decimal Fractious 176 Tellowship 192 Duodecimals 201 favolution 207

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Page 128 - How does it appear, that in multiplying both terms of the fraction by the same number the value of the fraction is not altered ? 24.
Page 36 - Two men, A and B, start from the same place at the same time, and travel the same way ; A...
Page 104 - 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 3 - Multiply the divisor, thus augmented, by the last figure of the root, and subtract the product from the dividend, and to the remainder bring down the next period for a new dividend.
Page 182 - ... multiply the second and third terms together, and divide the product by the first for the answer, which will always be of the same denomination as the third term.
Page 4 - A man was hired 50 days on these conditions. — that, for every day he worked, he should receive \$ '75, and, for every day he was idle, he should forfeit \$ '25 ; at the expiration of the time, he received \$ 27'50 ; how many days did he work...
Page 114 - Multiply together the numerators for a new numerator, and the denominators for a new denominator.