Books Books 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. The Youth's Assistant in Theoretic and Practical Arithmetic: Designed for ... - Page 89
by Zadock Thompson - 1838 - 164 pages ## The Popular Educator, Volumes 1-2; Volume 12

Geography - 1867
...without a remainder. Thus, 2 is a common measure of 6, 8, 12, 18. 30, etc. The greatest common measure of two or more numbers is the greatest number which will divide them all without a remainder. Thus, 9 is tho greatest common measure (or, as it is sometimes written... ## The Youth's Assistant in Theoretick and Practical Arithmetic

Zadock Thompson - Arithmetic - 1826 - 164 pages
...numbers, is a number which will divide each of them without a remainder. The greatest common measure of two, or more numbers, is the greatest number which...divide those numbers severally without a remainder. The common multiple of two, or more numbers, is a number which may be divided by each of those numbers... ## The Youth's Assistant in Theoretic[!] and Practical Arithmetic ...

Zadock Thompson - Arithmetic - 1832 - 168 pages
...fraction ; as, J of J. 5. A mixed number is a whole number and a fraction written together, as 12J, and 6J (23). 6. A common divisor, or common measure,...8. Two or more fractions are said to have a common denominator, when the denominator of ej£h is the same number (25). 9. A common multiple of two or... ## The Youth's Assistant in Theorhetic [sic] and Practical Arithmetic: Designed ...

Zadock Thompson - Arithmetic - 1832 - 168 pages
...together, as 12i, and 6J (23). 6. A common divisor, or common measure, of two or more numhers, is a numher which will divide each of them without a remainder. 7. The greatest common divisor of two or more numhers, is the greatest number which will divide those numhers severally without a remainder. 8. Two... ## A New System of Arithmetic, on the Cancelling Plan: Embracing the Rules of ...

Charles Guilford Burnham - Arithmetic - 1837 - 256 pages
...a number which will divide each of them without a remainder — 4 is the common measure of ¥f. Q. The greatest common divisor of two or more numbers,...the greatest number which will divide those numbers without a remainder. Thus, 12 is the greatest common measure of £f . 7. Two or more fractions are... ## A New System of Arithmetic, on the Cancelling Plan: Embracing the Rules of ...

Charles Guilford Burnham - Arithmetic - 1841 - 312 pages
...numbers, is a number which will divide each of them without a remainder. 4 is the common measure of £§. 7. The Greatest Common Divisor of two or more numbers,...the greatest number which will divide those numbers without a remainder. Thus, 12 is the greatest common measure of ^f. 8. Two or more fractions are said... ## The elements of algebra

James Wood - Algebra - 1845 - 287 pages
...is left : the last divisor is the greatest common measure required. DBF. The Greatest Common Measure of two or more numbers is the greatest number which will divide each of them without remainder. To find the greatest common measure of 189 and 224. 189) 224 (I 189... ## An Elementary Arithmetic ...: Serving as an Introduction to the Higher ...

George Roberts Perkins - Arithmetic - 1846 - 258 pages
...numerator^ond denominator by the tame number, does not alter its value. GREATEST COMMON DIVISOR. 69. The greatest common divisor of two or more numbers, is the greatest number which will divide them without any remainder. Let us endeavor to find the greatest common divisor of 360 and 276. It... ## Practical Arithmetic: Uniting the Inductive with the Synthetic Mode of ...

James Bates Thomson - Arithmetic - 1846 - 336 pages
...which will divide them without a remainder. Thus 2 is a common divisor of 4, 6, 8, 12, 16, &c. 93. 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, and 24. Oss. 1. One number... 