## The North American Arithmetic: Part Third, for Advanced Scholars |

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... that the operation of this last rule is , to multiply the denominator of the dividend by the numerator of the divisor for a new denominator , and

... that the operation of this last rule is , to multiply the denominator of the dividend by the numerator of the divisor for a new denominator , and

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Page 171 - ... is equal to the square root of the difference of the squares of the hypotenuse and the other leg.

Page 177 - Find how many times the divisor is contained in the dividend, and place the result in the quotient.

Page 178 - ... and to the remainder bring down the next period for a dividend. 3. Place the double of the root already found, on the left hand of the dividend for a divisor. 4. Seek how often the divisor is contained in the dividend...