## Arithmetic and Its Applications: Designed as a Text Book for Common Schools, High Schools, and Academies |

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acres of land added amount answer apples barrels bought broadcloth bushels called column complete quotient compound contain cubic inches decimal denominator difference dividend equal exactly divide example Explanation feet flour fourth fraction gain gallon given number gives greatest common divisor Hence hundredths Illustrations improper fraction indorsement interest June 11 least common multiple lower denominations lowest terms method miles minuend months multiple of 9 multiplicand multiplied number is divisible numerator and denominator obtained by dividing paid payable payment pecks pounds prime factors principal quarts ratio Reasoning Process received Reduce remainder remove the point result right hand figures rods root Second Solution shillings sold square subtract Subtrahend taken ten-thousands tens tenths third thousands thousandths units vulgar fraction wide worth write yard

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