## Arithmetic on the Productive System: Accompanied by a Key and Cubical Blocks |

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12 cents 50 cents acres amount angles annexing apiece barrels of flour bought breadth bushels called cent pieces ciphers circumference composite number compound interest compound number contain cube root cubic decimal diameter discount Divide dividend Division dollars equal example factors farthings Federal money feet long Find the sum fraction frustrum gain gallons given number greater greatest common divisor Hence hogshead hundred hundredths improper fraction inches indorsed least common multiple length merchant miles million mills minuend mixed number molasses months multiplicand Multiply ounces payment pence pounds present worth proportion purchase quantity quarts quotient rate per cent ratio received Reduce remainder Repeat the Table rule for finding sells shillings sides sold solid feet square rods square root subtract subtrahend Suppose third term thousand TROY WEIGHT units vulgar fraction weight whole number yards of cloth

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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.

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Page 247 - 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 217 - Lastly, multiply the third term by the continued product of the second terms, and divide the result by the continued product of the first terms, and the quotient will be the fourth term, or answer required.

Page 37 - This is no denial of the mathematical proposition that the whole is equal to the sum of all its parts...

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Page 137 - Multiply the numerators together for a new numerator, and the denominators together for a new denominator.