## Daboll's Schoolmaster's Assistant: Improved and Enlarged : Being a Plain and Practical System of Arithmetick Adapted to the United States |

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The figure above the line, is called the numerator, and at below it, the

the divisor in division) shows how many parts the integer is divided into; and the

nume rator ...

The figure above the line, is called the numerator, and at below it, the

**denominator**; 5 Numerator. Thus, | - s**Denominator**. The**denominator**(which isthe divisor in division) shows how many parts the integer is divided into; and the

nume rator ...

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Rule-Multiply the numerator by the common parts of the integer and divide by the

2 20 shillings in a pound. Denom. 30(13s. 4d. Ans. 3. 10 9 I 12 3,124 12 What is ...

Rule-Multiply the numerator by the common parts of the integer and divide by the

**denominator**, &c. Exam-PLEs. What is the value of 3 of a pound sterling? Numer.2 20 shillings in a pound. Denom. 30(13s. 4d. Ans. 3. 10 9 I 12 3,124 12 What is ...

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Reduce the given quantity to the lowest term inentioned for a numerator; then

reduce the integral part to the same term, for

fraction required. Exa-P-Es1. Reduce 13s.6d. 24rs. to the fraction of a pound. 20

integral ...

Reduce the given quantity to the lowest term inentioned for a numerator; then

reduce the integral part to the same term, for

**denominator**; which will be thefraction required. Exa-P-Es1. Reduce 13s.6d. 24rs. to the fraction of a pound. 20

integral ...

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72 -na-TION-- The integer is always divided either into 10, 100, 1000 &c. equal

parts; consequently the

1000, or 10000, &c. which being understood, need not be expressed; for the true

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72 -na-TION-- The integer is always divided either into 10, 100, 1000 &c. equal

parts; consequently the

**denominator**of the frac tion will always be either 10, 100,1000, or 10000, &c. which being understood, need not be expressed; for the true

...

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Rule--Annex ciphers to the numerator, and divide by the

quotient will be the decimal required. Nota—So many ciphers as you annex to

the given numerator, so many places must be pointed in the quotient: and if there

be ...

Rule--Annex ciphers to the numerator, and divide by the

**denominator**, and thequotient will be the decimal required. Nota—So many ciphers as you annex to

the given numerator, so many places must be pointed in the quotient: and if there

be ...

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