The University Arithmetic: Embracing the Science of Numbers, and Their Numerous Applications

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A.S. Barnes & Company, 1850 - Arithmetic - 408 pages


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Page 38 - The circumference of every circle is supposed to be divided into 360 equal parts, called degrees ; each degree into 60 equal parts, called minutes ; and each minute into 60 equal parts, called seconds.
Page 37 - Thirty days hath September, April, June, and November ; All the rest have thirty-one, Except the second month alone, Which has but twenty-eight, in fine, Till leap year gives it twenty-nine.
Page 287 - THE CONDITION of the above obligation is such, that if the above bounden James Wilson, his heirs, executors, or administrators, shall well and truly pay or cause to be paid, unto the above named John Pickens, his executors, administrators, or assigns, the just and full sum of Here insert the condition.
Page 118 - To reduce an improper fraction to a whole or mixed number, Divide the numerator by the denominator.
Page 69 - The number arising from taking the multiplicand as many times as there are units in the multiplier, is called the product.
Page 270 - Multiply each payment by the time before it becomes due, and divide the sum of the products by the sum of the payments : the quotient will be the mean time.
Page 340 - The area or contents of a triangle is equal to half the product of its base by its altitude (Bk.
Page 114 - The least common multiple of two or more numbers, is the least number which they will separately divide without a remainder.
Page 163 - When a decimal number is to be divided by 10, 100, 1000, &c., remove the decimal point as many places to the left as there are ciphers in the divisor, and if there be not figures enough in the number, prefix ciphers.
Page 211 - The first term is equal to the product of the second and third terms, divided by the fourth term.

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