The North American Arithmetic: part first and part second, Part 2

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B.F. Jackson, 1853

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Page 187 - When there are more decimal places in the divisor, than in the dividend, render the places equal, by annexing ciphers to the dividend, before dividing.
Page 88 - Suppose 2 men start from the same place, and travel in opposite directions, one at the rate of 5 miles an hour and the other f as fast; — how far apart will they be in 11 hours ? 32.
Page 140 - Md the numbers of the lowest denomination together, and divide their sum by that number which is required of this denomination to make 1 of the next higher: write the remainder under the column added, and carry the quotient to the next column.
Page 184 - FRACTION is a fraction whose denominator is 10, or 100, or 1000, &c. The denominator of a decimal fraction is never written : the numerator is written with a point prefixed to it, and the denominator is understood to be a 1, with as many ciphers annexed as there are figures in the numerator.
Page 171 - Hence the rule .for finding the greatest common divisor of two numbers : Divide the greater number by the less, and...
Page 206 - 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 183 - It shows that the number after it is to be subtracted from the number before it ; thus, 5 — 3 = 2.
Page 118 - To obtain the true remainder, where factors have been used as divisors, multiply the last remainder by the first divisor, and to the product add the first remainder. 27. Suppose 622 to be a dividend, and 35 the divisor; what is the quotient; and what the remainder ? 28.
Page 112 - ... remaining ? • 56- If 5 yards of cloth will make a suit of clothes, how many suits can be made from 96 yards; and how many yards will there be over ? 57. How many times is 6 contained in 4637; and how many are there over ? 58.
Page 187 - Divide as in whole numbers, and point off as many figures for decimals in the quotient, as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor.

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