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

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In : reading very large numbers it is often convenient to divide them into

In : reading very large numbers it is often convenient to divide them into

**periods**of three figures each , as in the following TABLE II . Duodecillions . Undecillions . Decilions . Nonillions. Page 4

By this table it will be seen that any number , however large , after dividing it into

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

Are they in general use ? every

Are they in general use ? every

**period**? 14. Name the Arabic characters . 29. What is the difference boo 15. How are numbers above ninetween the French and English meexpressed by them ? thods of numeration ? 16. Page 24

The points used for this purpose are the

The points used for this purpose are the

**period**and the comma , the former of which is adopted in this work ; thus to express 12 feet and 3 tenths of a foot , we write 12.33 ft . for 8 feet and 46 bundredths , 8.46 feet . DEFINITIONS . Page 67

... amount of the given principal for the first year , or up to the first stated time for the interest to become due , by simple interest , and make the amount the principal for the next year , or stated

... amount of the given principal for the first year , or up to the first stated time for the interest to become due , by simple interest , and make the amount the principal for the next year , or stated

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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.