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

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To find the value of a

. ineasure , & c . RULE . Multiply the numerator by the common parts of the

integer , and divide by the denominator , & c . EXAMPLES . What is the value off

of a ...

To find the value of a

**fraction**in the known parts of the intover , as to coin , weight. ineasure , & c . RULE . Multiply the numerator by the common parts of the

integer , and divide by the denominator , & c . EXAMPLES . What is the value off

of a ...

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To reduce any given quantity to the

same kind . RI'IE . Reduce the given quantity to the lowest terin inentioned for a

numerator ; then reduce the integral part to the sanie term , for a denominator ...

To reduce any given quantity to the

**fraction**of any greater denomization of thesame kind . RI'IE . Reduce the given quantity to the lowest terin inentioned for a

numerator ; then reduce the integral part to the sanie term , for a denominator ...

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Reduce 54 gallons to the

a hogshead is 9 gallons ? Ans . 1 11. What part of a pound troy is 1002. 10pwt .

10yrs . ? Ans . jos DECIMAL

Reduce 54 gallons to the

**fraction**of a hogshead of wine , Ans . $ 10. What part ofa hogshead is 9 gallons ? Ans . 1 11. What part of a pound troy is 1002. 10pwt .

10yrs . ? Ans . jos DECIMAL

**FRACTIONS**. A Decimal**Fraction**is that whose ... Page 78

Cyphers placed at the right hand of a decimal

since every significant figure con . timies to possess the saine place : $ 0,5 „ 50

and 9509 are all the saine valur , and equal to is or lo But cypers placed at the left

...

Cyphers placed at the right hand of a decimal

**fraction**dlo not alter its value ,since every significant figure con . timies to possess the saine place : $ 0,5 „ 50

and 9509 are all the saine valur , and equal to is or lo But cypers placed at the left

...

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CASE I. To reduce a l'ulgar

cyphers to the numerator , and divide by the Jenommator ; and the quotient will

be the decimal required . NoTE . So znany cyphers as you annex to the given ...

CASE I. To reduce a l'ulgar

**Fraction**to its equivalent Decimal . RULE . Annexcyphers to the numerator , and divide by the Jenommator ; and the quotient will

be the decimal required . NoTE . So znany cyphers as you annex to the given ...

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