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Pounds, shillings and pence: or, A series of money calculations on a novel ... - Page 15
by T. Martin - 1842
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A Complete System of Practical Arithmetic, with Various Branches in the ...

William Taylor - Arithmetic - 1800 - 519 pages
...i ; as is a fraction, denoting three-fourth parts of an integer or i. Every fraction confifts of two numbers, placed one above the other, with a line between them, as in this fraction ^; the the lower number 3 is called the denominator, and (hews how many parts the...
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The Teachers Assistant. Or, A System of Practical Arithmetic: Wherein the ...

Arithmetic - 1811 - 198 pages
...75|df-sterling permillrc'a. VULGAR FRACTIONS. A vulgar fraction is a part, or parts of a unit or integer, expressed by two numbers, placed one above the other, with a line drawn between them ; as * one fourth, f two thirds. The number above the line is called the numerator,...
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A System of Arithmetic

Samuel Webber - Arithmetic - 1812 - 248 pages
...FRACTIONS. 1. Fractions are expressions for parts of an integer 0* whole. Vulgar Fractions are represented by two numbers, placed one above the other, with 'a line between them. 2. The number above the line is called the numerator; and that below the line, the denominatorf divided...
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A System of Arithmetic: Reprinted from the Mathematical Text-book

Samuel Webber - Arithmetic - 1812 - 248 pages
...FRACTIONS. 1. Fractions are expressions for parts of an integer or Whole. Vulgar Fractions are represented by two numbers, placed one above the other, with a line between them. 2. The number above the line is called the numerator ; and that below the line, the denominator. remains,...
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Practical Arithmetic: In Four Books ... Extracted from the Large and Entire ...

John Gough - Arithmetic - 1813 - 348 pages
...have his arm extended riht out ? Ansvj. BOOK II, CHAP. I. OF FRACTIONS. DEFINITIONS. 2. A Fraction is expressed by two numbers placed one above The other, with a line 1 drawn between them, as i, $; the number above the line is called the Numerator, and the number below...
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Logarithmick Arithmetick: Containing a New and Correct Table of Logarithms ...

Arithmetic - 1818 - 251 pages
...to I Ans. S 3605 ? VULGAR FRACTIONS. A vulgar fraction is any assignable part of a unit or integer, expressed by two numbers, placed one above the other with a line drawn between them, as J one fourth, -J two thirds, Sec. The number above the line is called the numerator,and...
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The Teachers' Assistant: Or a System of Practical Arithmetic

Arithmetic - 1824 - 198 pages
...-{-sterling per millrea. VULGAR FRACTIONS. A vulgar fraction is a part, or parts of a unit or integer expressed by two numbers, placed one above the other, with a line drawn between them; as i one fourth, f two thirds. The number above the line is called the numerator,...
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The Improved Arithmetic: Newly Arranged and Clearly Illustrated, Both ...

Daniel Parker - Arithmetic - 1828 - 348 pages
...whole number. They are usually divided into two kinds ; viz. Vulgar and Decimal. A Pulgar. Fraction is expressed by two numbers placed one above the other, with a line drawn between them, thus ; , f, |, &c. and signify two-thirds, three-fourths, and four-fifths. The...
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The Practical Arithmetic: In which the Principles of Operating by Numbers ...

Arithmetic - 1829 - 180 pages
...3 farthings are three-fourths of 1 penny, tc. 62. A VULGAR FRACTION is one or more parts of a UNIT, expressed by TWO NUMBERS placed one above the other, with a line between them. Illus. If 8 shillings make 1 dollar, then 1 dallar is toe CNIT, and 8 shillings ut partt. 1 shilling...
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A New and Easy Introduction to the Mathematics: Containing. A system of ...

Ira Wanzer - Arithmetic - 1831 - 396 pages
...find the average value of each? SUPPLEMENT TO MULTIPLICATION.* Note.—A Vulgar or Comyion Fraction, is expressed by two numbers, placed one above the other, with a line between them; as •^-, $, &L.C.; the upper number being called the numerator, and the lower number the denominator.—...
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