New University Arithmetic: Embracing the Science of Numbers, and Their Applications According to the Most Improved Methods of Analysis and Cancellation

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A. S. Barnes & Burr, 1856 - Arithmetic - 437 pages
 

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Page 397 - Thirty days hath September, April, June, and November ; All the rest have thirty-one, Except the second month alone, Which has but twenty-eight, in fine, Till leap year gives it twenty-nine.
Page 348 - A circle is a plane figure bounded by a curved line, every point of which is equally distant from a point within called the center.
Page 99 - The Greatest Common Divisor of two or more numbers is the greatest number that will exactly divide each of them. Thu4, 18 is the greatest, common divisor of 36 and 54, since it is the greatest number that will divide each of them without a remainder.
Page 160 - Multiplication is the process of taking one number as many times as there are units in another number.
Page 299 - Multiply the divisor, thus increased, by the last figure of the root; subtract the product from the dividend, and to the remainder bring down the next period for a new dividend.
Page 116 - If both terms of a fraction be multiplied by the same number, the value of the fraction will not be changed.
Page 399 - The circumference of every circle is supposed to be divided into 360 equal parts, called degrees...
Page 166 - When a decimal number is to be divided by 10, 100, 1000, &c., remove the decimal point as many places to the left as there are ciphers in the divisor, and if there be not figures enough in the number, prefix ciphers.
Page 204 - If 20 men can perform a piece of work in 12 days, how many men will accomplish three times as much in one-fifth of the time ? Ans.
Page 116 - If the numerator and denominator of each fraction is multiplied (or divided) by the same number, the value of the fraction will not change.

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