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

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An individual thing taken as a standard of compari son , is called unity , a

An individual thing taken as a standard of compari son , is called unity , a

**unit**, or one . 71. Number is a collection of**units**, or ones . 72. Numbers are formed in the following manner ; one and one more are called two , two and one ... Page 2

The collections of ten hundreds are called thousands , which take their names from the collec tions of

The collections of ten hundreds are called thousands , which take their names from the collec tions of

**units**, tens and hundreds , as , one thousand , two thou sand , ten thousand , twenty thousand , · one hundred thou sand ... Page 3

Ten tens , or one hundred , is written , 100 , two hundred , 200 , and so on to nine hundred , 900 , and the intermediate numbers are expressed by writing the excesses of tens and

Ten tens , or one hundred , is written , 100 , two hundred , 200 , and so on to nine hundred , 900 , and the intermediate numbers are expressed by writing the excesses of tens and

**units**in the tens ? and**units**places , instead of the ... Page 4

**Units**. Half pet . th . un . th . An .. th . II . th , un . th . An . cxt . Cxu . Figures . 1532,123,410,86-1 , 232,012 , 345,862,051,234,525,411 , 243,673 ' These two methods agree for the nine first places ; but beyond this ... Page 5

What is meant by a

What is meant by a

**unit**, or 17. What to the second place ? 18. How would you write two 2. ... Numbers are called simple , when their**units**are all of the same kind , as men , or dollars , & c . 1. ADDITION . ANALYSIS . 78. 1.### What people are saying - Write a review

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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.