The Teacher's Assistant: Or, A System of Practical Arithmetic: Wherein the Several Rules of that Useful Science are Illustrated by a Variety of Examples, a Large Proportion of which are in Federal Money : the Whole Designed to Abridge the Labour of Teachers, and to Facilitate the Instruction of Youth
Pub. and sold by McCarty & Davis, 1831 - Arithmetic - 198 pages
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Page 131 - Operations with Fractions A) To change a mixed number to an improper fraction, simply multiply the whole number by the denominator of the fraction and add the numerator.
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Page 37 - And every other thirty-one, Except the second month alone, Which has but twenty-eight in fine, Till leap year gives it twenty-nine.
Page 142 - Then multiply the second and third terms together, and divide the product by the first term: the quotient will be the fourth term, or answer.
Page 132 - RULE. Multiply all the numerators together for a new numerator, and all the denominators for a new denominator: then reduce the new fraction to its lowest terms.
Page 174 - Multiply the last term by the ratio, from the product subtract the first term, and divide the remainder by ratio less one for the sum of the series.
Page 190 - Feet multiplied by feet, give feet. Feet multiplied by inches, give inches. Feet multiplied by seconds, give seconds. Inches multiplied by inches, give seconds. Inches multiplied by seconds, give thirds. Seconds multiplied by seconds, give fourths.