## The Youth's Assistant in Theoretic and Practical Arithmetic: Designed for the Use of Schools in the United States |

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( 13 ) Hence it will be seen that a

( 13 ) Hence it will be seen that a

**figure**in the second place denotes a number ten times greater than it does when standing alone , or in the first place . The first place at the right hand is therefore distinguished by the name of ... Page 3

Here we have the

Here we have the

**figure**? repeated three times , and each time with a different value . The 2 in the second place denotes a number ... We have seen that all numbers may be expressed by repeating and varying the position of ten**figures**. Page 4

By this table it will be seen that any number , however large , after dividing it into periods , and knowing the names of the period : s , can be read with the same ease as one consisting of three

By this table it will be seen that any number , however large , after dividing it into periods , and knowing the names of the period : s , can be read with the same ease as one consisting of three

**figures**only ; for the same names ... Page 5

have

have

**figures**? 5. From what are the names a . 21. Upon what does their local bove ten derived ? values depend ? 6. Name the collections of tens . 22. What are the local values 7. How are the intermediate called ? numbers expressed ? 23. Page 6

... write the numbers under one another , so that units 36 cents . shall stand under units , and tens under tens , as at the 23 cents . left hand . Then begin at the bottom of the right hand column , and add together the

... write the numbers under one another , so that units 36 cents . shall stand under units , and tens under tens , as at the 23 cents . left hand . Then begin at the bottom of the right hand column , and add together the

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Page 82 - Multiply each payment by its term of credit, and divide the sum of the products by the sum of the payments ; the quotient will be the average term of credit.

Page 89 - The greatest common divisor of two or more numbers, is the greatest number which will divide them without a remainder. Thus 6 is the greatest common divisor of 12, 18, 24, and 30.

Page 118 - PROBLEM II. The first term, the last term, and the number of terms given, to find the common difference. RULE. — Divide the difference of the extremes by the number of terms less 1 , and the quotient will be the common diffcrenct.

Page 111 - Subtract the square number from the left hand period, and to the remainder bring down the next period for a dividend. III. Double the root already found for a divisor ; seek how many times the divisor is contained in the dividend...

Page 94 - It will be seen that we multiply the denominator of the dividend by the numerator of the divisor for the denominator of the quotient, and the numerator of the dividend by the denominator of the divisor for the numerator of the quotient.

Page 120 - Add together the most convenient indices to make an index less by 1 than the number expressing the place of the term sought. 3. Multiply the terms of the geometrical series together belonging to those indices, and make the product a dividend. 4. Raise...

Page 115 - 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 31 - RULE. Divide as in whole numbers, and from the right hand of the quotient point off as many places for decimals as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor.

Page 2 - Los números cardinales 0: zero 1: one 2: two 3: three 4: four 5: five 6: six 7: seven 8: eight 9: nine 10: ten 11: eleven 12: twelve 13: thirteen 14: fourteen 15: fifteen 16: sixteen 17: seventeen 18: eighteen 19: nineteen 20: twenty...

Page 93 - Multiply the numerators together for a new numerator, and the denominators together for a new denominator.