## Youth's Columbian Calculator: Being an Introductory Course on Arithmetic for Beginners ... |

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The two middle terms are the means , and the first and fourth terms the extremes : 2 : 04 :: 8 ) : 16 4 x 2 x 32 32 Here we see that

The two middle terms are the means , and the first and fourth terms the extremes : 2 : 04 :: 8 ) : 16 4 x 2 x 32 32 Here we see that

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Page 30 - Find how many times the divisor is contained in the first figure, or figures, of the dividend, and, setting it directly under the dividend, carry the remainder, if any, to the next figure as so many tens.

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Page 54 - LIQUID MEASURE 4 gills (gi.) = 1 pint (pt.) 2 pints = 1 quart (qt...

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Page 56 - TABLE. 60 seconds (sec.) make 1 minute, min. 60 minutes " 1 hour, h. 24 hours " 1 day da. 7 days " 1 week, wk. 365 days " 1 common year,. . .yr. 366 days " 1 leap year, yr. 12 calendar months

Page 80 - In any proportion, the product of the means is equal to the product of the extremes.

Page 56 - Thirty days hath September, April, June and November ; February twenty-eight alone, all the rest have thirtyone.