High School Arithmetic

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Pratt, Woodford & Company, 1853


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Page 5 - Los números cardinales 0: zero 1: one 2: two 3: three 4: four 5: five 6: six 7: seven 8: eight 9: nine 10: ten 11: eleven 12: twelve 13: thirteen 14: fourteen 15: fifteen 16: sixteen 17: seventeen 18: eighteen 19: nineteen 20: twenty...
Page 62 - An improper fraction is one whose numerator is equal to, or greater than its denominator ; as, $, -f . A mixed number is a whole number and a fraction expressed together; as, 4f, 25-ht.
Page 99 - Mills. 10 mills m make 1 cent, ct. 10 cents " 1 dime, d. 10 dimes, or 100 cts. " 1 dollar, $. 10 dollars
Page 122 - TABLE. 16 drams, (drs.) make • 1 ounce, - marked - oz. 16 ounces ----- 1 pound, ----- Ib. 28 pounds ----- 1 quarter, ----- qr. 4 quarters ----- 1 hundred weight, - - cwt. 20 hundred weight - - 1 ton, ------ T.
Page 55 - Mnltiple of two or more numbers is the least number that can be divided by each of them without a remainder ; thus 30 is the least common multiple of 10 and 15.
Page 163 - Magnitudes are said to be proportionals, when the first has the same ratio to the second that the third has to the fourth ; and the third to the fourth the same ratio which the fifth has to the sixth, and so on whatever be their number. " When four magnitudes, A, B, C, D are proportionals, it is usual to say " that A is to B as C to D, and to write them thus, A : B :: C : D, or
Page 315 - The circumference of every circle is supposed to be divided into 360 equal parts called degrees, and each degree into 60 equal parts called minutes, and each minute into 60 equal parts called seconds, and these into thirds, fourths, &c.
Page 166 - 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 163 - Thejirsl and third terms, 6 and 8, are the antecedents of the ratios ; the second and fourth are the consequents. The first and fourth terms are called the two extremes ; the second and third, the two means. The fourth term is called a fourth proportional to the other three taken in order ; thus, 4 is a fourth proportional to 6, 3, and 8. What is the fourth proportional to...
Page 127 - To reduce a Quantity to a LOWER DENOMINATION. 1. Multiply a monomial of a higher denomination, or the highest term of a polynomial, by that number of the next lower denomination which makes a unit of the higher : the product will be in the lower denomination. 2. This product may, in like manner, be reduced to a still lower denomination, and so on, observing that each lower term in a polynomial must be added to the product in the same denomination with itself. 3. In reducing a MONOMIAL...

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