# Conversations on arithmetic

Souter and Law, School Library, 131 Fleet Street, 1843 - Počet stran: 446

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 INTRODUCTION 12 Simple Addition 28 Simple Subtraction 35 Simple Multiplication 42 Simple Division 55 Explanation of Characters and Terms 106 Saxon Names of Days 120 Weights and Measures of the Ancients 126
 Compound Proportion 271 Practice 280 Vulgar Fractions 294 Decimal Fractions 327 DuoDecimals 344 Evolution or Square Root 368 Simple Interest 375 Compound Interest 382

 The Origin of Money 141 Compound Addition 170 Compound Subtraction 184 Compound Multiplication 194 Compound Division 207 Reduction 215 Simple Proportion 234
 Single Fellowship 390 Barter 398 Equation of Payments 405 Exchange 413 Geometrical Progression 426 APPENDIX 433 194 445

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Strana 313 - RULE. Multiply all the numerators together for a new numerator, and all the denominators for a new denominator: then reduce the new fraction to its lowest terms.
Strana 297 - OPERATIONS WITH FRACTIONS A) To change a mixed number to an improper fraction, simply multiply the whole number by the denominator of the fraction and add the numerator.
Strana 180 - A stranger yet to pain! I feel the gales that from ye blow A momentary bliss bestow, As waving fresh their gladsome wing My weary soul they...
Strana 142 - So the Lord blessed the latter end of Job more than his beginning : for he had fourteen thousand sheep, and six thousand camels, and a thousand yoke of oxen, and a thousand she asses.
Strana 91 - Weight. ?0 grains (gr.) make 1 scruple, 9 3 scruples, 1 dram, 3 8 drams, 1 ounce, 3 12 ounces, 1 pound, ft Apothecaries use this weight in compounding their medicines.
Strana 143 - And Abraham hearkened unto Ephron; and Abraham weighed to Ephron the silver, which he had named in the audience of the sons of Heth, four hundred shekels of silver, current money with the merchant.
Strana 295 - 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...
Strana 143 - And all King Solomon's drinking vessels were of gold, and all the vessels of the house of the forest of Lebanon were of pure gold; none were of silver, it was nothing accounted of in the days of Solomon.
Strana 104 - Thirty days hath September, April, June, and November, February has twenty-eight alone, All the rest have thirty-one; Excepting leap year, that's the time When February's days are twenty-nine.
Strana 298 - Divide the numerator by the denominator, and the quotient will be the whole, or mixed number required.