## New University Arithmetic: Embracing the Science of Numbers, and Their Applications According to the Most Improved Methods of Analysis and Cancellation |

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acres amount ANALYSIS ANALYSIS.-We annexed barrels of flour bill bought bushel bushels of wheat called cents a bushel cents a pound ciphers circulating decimal common fraction composite number compound interest containing continued fraction cords Cube root decimal fraction decimal places denominate numbers denote diameter difference discount dividend division dollars equal EXAMPLES excess of 9's exchange expressed decimally foot fractional unit gain gallons given number gives greatest common divisor hence hogsheads hundred improper fraction inches least common denominator least common multiple longitude merchant miles mixed number months multiplicand Multiply OPERATION ounces paid payable payment person premium present value prime factors proportion purchase quotient quotient figure ratio receive reckoned Reduce remainder repetend rods RULE.-I sell share shillings simple fraction sold square root subtract sugar tare thousandths weight whole number worth yards of cloth

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Page 53 - 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 4 - A circle is a plane figure bounded by a curved line, every point of which is equally distant from a point within called the center.

Page 99 - The Greatest Common Divisor of two or more numbers is the greatest number that will exactly divide each of them. Thu4, 18 is the greatest, common divisor of 36 and 54, since it is the greatest number that will divide each of them without a remainder.

Page 160 - Multiplication is the process of taking one number as many times as there are units in another number.

Page 116 - If both terms of a fraction be multiplied by the same number, the value of the fraction will not be changed.

Page 55 - The circumference of every circle is supposed to be divided into 360 equal parts, called degrees...

Page 166 - 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 204 - If 20 men can perform a piece of work in 12 days, how many men will accomplish three times as much in one-fifth of the time ? Ans.

Page 116 - If the numerator and denominator of each fraction is multiplied (or divided) by the same number, the value of the fraction will not change.