## Pounds, shillings and pence: or, A series of money calculations on a novel system |

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Page 16 - fractions to a common denominator. RULE.—Multiply each numerator into all the denominators except its own for a new numerator, and all the denominators together for a new denominator.

Page 15 - is expressed by two numbers placed one above the other with a line between them : the upper number is called the numerator, and the lower

Page 17 - reduce a mixed number to an improper fraction. RULE.—Multiply the whole number by the denominator of the fraction, add in the numerator and place the

Page 19 - Rule.—Multiply all the numerators for a new numerator, and all the denominators for a new denominator. If

Page 16 - To reduce a compound fraction to a simple one. RULE.—Multiply all the numerators for a new numerator, and all the denominators for a new denominator,

Page 6 - 1. Solidity. 1728 cubic inches = 1 cubic foot. 27 cubic feet = 1 cubic yard,

Page 16 - divide the greater term by the less, and that divisor by the remainder following, and so on till nothing remain; the last divisor is the

Page 10 - The sign of Equality; as, 4 qrs. = 1 cwt., signifies, that 4 qrs. are equal to 1 cwt. The sign of Subtraction; as, 8 — 2 = 6; that is, 8 lessened by 2, is equal to 6. The sign of

Page 7 - Any number is divisible by 9, when the sum of its digits is divisible by 9;

Page 6 - are used, as the butt, pipe, &c. ; but these are now to be considered rather as the names of casks than as expressing any definite number of gallons. The standard gauges in trade are as