## The Common School Arithmetic: Combining Analysis and Synthesis; Adapted to the Best Mode of Instruction in the Elements of Written ArithmeticF.A. Brown & Company, 1862 |

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25 per cent amount annex barrel bill bought bushels called ciphers common fraction composite number compound interest compound numbers computing cost cube cubic debts decimal fraction decimal places difference discount Divide dividend divisible dollars equal equated example Explain Ex farthings feet figure find the interest flour gain or loss gallons given number greatest common divisor Hence higher denominations hundred improper fraction inches interest of $1 July least common multiple longitude lower denomination marked price Mdse miles mills minuend mixed number months multiplicand Multiply NOTE OPERATION payment pounds premium present worth prime factors principal PROBLEM proper fraction proportional quotient ratio Reduce rods Rule for finding sell sold square root subtract subtrahend TABLE tens term of credit thousand Troy Weight units Weight whole number yards of cloth

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Page 30 - When the multiplier is 10, 100, 1000, or 1 with any number of ciphers annexed, annex as many ciphers to the multiplicand as there are ciphers in the multiplier, and the multiplicand, so increased, will be the product required.

Page 70 - Thirty days hath September, April. June, and November; All the rest have thirty.one, Save February, which alone Hath twenty.eight; and one day more We add to it one year in four.

Page 36 - The dividend is the number to be divided. The divisor is the number by which we divide.

Page 83 - The Least Common Multiple of two or more numbers is the least number that...

Page 274 - Given the first term, last term, and common difference, to find the number of terms. RULE. — Divide the difference of the extremes by the common difference, and the quotient increased by 1 is the number of terms.

Page 131 - When there are more decimal places in the divisor than in the dividend, annex as many ciphers to the dividend as...

Page 63 - SQUARE MEASURE 144 square inches (sq. in.) = 1 square foot (sq. ft.) 9 square feet = 1 square yard (sq. yd.) 30| square yards = 1 square rod (sq. rd.) 160 square rods = 1 acre (A.) 640 acres = 1 square mile (sq.

Page 136 - Multiply the given decimal by that number which it takes of the next lower denomination to make one of this higher, and from the right hand of the product point off as many figures for decimals as there...

Page 70 - Time. 60 seconds (S.) make 1 minute, marked M. 60 minutes, 1 hour, h. 24 hours, 1 day, d. 7 days, . 1 week, w. 4 weeks, 1 month, mo. 13 months, 1 day and 6 hours, 1 Julian year, yr. Thirty days hath September, April, June and November ; February twenty-eight alone, all the rest have thirtyone.

Page 68 - LIQUID MEASURE 4 gills (gi.) = 1 pint (pt.) 2 pints = 1 quart (qt...