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

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Page 157

Multiply the whole number by the

product add the numerator , this sum written above the

fraction required . EXAMPLES . i . Reduce 45 } to its equivalent improper fraction .

Multiply the whole number by the

**denominator**of the given fraction , and to theproduct add the numerator , this sum written above the

**denominator**will form thefraction required . EXAMPLES . i . Reduce 45 } to its equivalent improper fraction .

Page 158

To reduce a whole number to an equivalent fraction , her ing a given

place the product over the said denuininaror , and it will form the fraction required

. EXAMPLES 1 ...

To reduce a whole number to an equivalent fraction , her ing a given

**denominator**. RULE . Multiply the whole number by the given**denominator**;place the product over the said denuininaror , and it will form the fraction required

. EXAMPLES 1 ...

Page 159

To reduce fractions of uifferent denominations to equira lent fractions having a

comipon

Multiply each numerator into all the

numerator ...

To reduce fractions of uifferent denominations to equira lent fractions having a

comipon

**denominator**. RULE I . 1 . Reiluce all fractions to simple terms . 2 .Multiply each numerator into all the

**denominators**except its own , for a newnumerator ...

Page 160

Ans . 3000 The foregoing is a general Rule for reducing fractions to a common

least common multiple of all the

be the ...

Ans . 3000 The foregoing is a general Rule for reducing fractions to a common

**denominator**; but as it will save much labour ... ( Ry Rule , page 155 ) find theleast common multiple of all the

**denominators**of the given fractions , and it willbe the ...

Page 162

Multiply the numerator by the parts in the next infe . rior denomination , and divide

the product by the denomi , Dator ; and if any thing remains , multiply it by the

next mferior denomination , and divide by the

...

Multiply the numerator by the parts in the next infe . rior denomination , and divide

the product by the denomi , Dator ; and if any thing remains , multiply it by the

next mferior denomination , and divide by the

**denominator**as before , and so on...

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