Arithmetic on the Productive System: Accompanied by a Key and Cubical Blocks, Volume 2

Cady and Burgess, 1850 - Arithmetic - 311 pages

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Page 244 - Multiply the divisor, thus augmented, by the last figure of the root, and subtract the product from the dividend, and to the remainder bring down the next period for a new dividend.
Page 117 - Find a common measure, by dividing the greater term by the less, and this divisor by the remainder, and so on, always dividing the last divisor by the last remainder, till nothing remains; the last divisor is the common measure.* 2. Divide both of the terms of the fraction by the common measure, aud the quotients will make the fraction required. * To find the greatest common measure...
Page 118 - 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 279 - ... above the upper deck ; the breadth thereof at the broadest part above the main wales, half of which breadth shall be accounted the depth of such vessel, and...
Page 123 - Multiply the numerators together for a new numerator, and the denominators together for a new denominator.
Page 37 - This is no denial of the mathematical proposition that the whole is equal to the sum of all its parts...
Page 263 - ... how many days did he work, and how many days was he idle?
Page 45 - Multiplication is the process of taking one number as many times as there are units in another number. The PRODUCT is the result of the multiplication.
Page 209 - The first term of a ratio is called the antecedent, and the second term the consequent.
Page 188 - Compute the interest to the time of the first payment ; if that be one year or more from the time the interest commenced, add it to the principal, and deduct the payment from the sum total If there be...