# Treatise on Arithmetic, in Theory and Practice: With an Appendix, Containing an Introduction to Mensuration

Simms and M'Intyre, 1837 - Arithmetic - 284 pages

### Contents

 Notation and Numeration 1 Abbreviations in the Fundamental 30 Tables of Money 37 Subtraction 58 Division 65 Harmonical Proportion 219
 Vulgar Fractions 229 Practice 236 Tare and Tret 246 Discount 258 Commission

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Page 41 - OF TIME. 60 Seconds = 1 Minute 60 Minutes = 1 Hour 24 Hours = 1 Day 7 Days = 1 Week 28 Days = 1 Lunar Month...
Page 42 - 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, etc.
Page 92 - Rule. — Divide the numerator by the denominator, the quotient will be the whole number...
Page 260 - A circle is a plane figure contained by one line, which is called the circumference, and is such, that all straight lines drawn from a certain point within the figure to the circumference are equal to one another.
Page 93 - To reduce a mixed number to an improper fraction, — RULE : Multiply the whole number by the denominator of the fraction, to the product add the numerator, and write the result over the denominator.
Page 259 - When a straight line standing on another straight line makes the adjacent angles equal to one another, each of the angles is called a right angle; and the straight line which stands on the other is called a perpendicular to it.
Page 200 - The square of the sum of two numbers is equal to the square of the first number plus twice the product of the first and second number plus the square of the second number.
Page 83 - A simple fraction expresses one or more of the equal parts into which the unit is divided, without reference to any other fraction.
Page 40 - CUBIC MEASURE 1728 cubic inches = 1 cubic foot 27 cubic feet = 1 cubic yard...
Page 214 - ... him, — -one for the first, two for the second, four for the third, and so on, doubling always to the sixty-fourth. The...