Arithmetic: In which the Principles of Operating by Numbers are Analytically Explained and Synthetically Applied ...

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J. & J.W. Prentiss, 1830 - Arithmetic - 264 pages

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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.

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