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Page 86 - The dividend is the number to be divided. The divisor is the number by which we divide.
Page 238 - RULE. Multiply as in whole numbers, and from the right hand of the product point off as many figures for decimals as there are decimal places in both factors.
Page 260 - CUBIC MEASURE 1728 cubic inches (cu. in.) = 1 cubic foot (cu. ft.) 27 cubic feet = 1 cubic yard (cu. yd.) 128 cubic feet = 1 cord...
Page 326 - Four quantities are in proportion when the ratio of the first to the second is equal to the ratio of the third to the fourth.
Page 171 - The operation consists in repeating the multiplicand as many times as there are units in the multiplier.
Page 242 - Multiply as in whole numbers, and point off as many decimal places in the product as there are in both multiplicand and multiplier. DIVISION. Divide as in whole numbers, and point off...
Page 222 - A fraction is one or more of the equal parts of a unit...
Page 244 - 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 255 - Pendulum vibrating Seconds of Mean Time in the Latitude of London in a Vacuum at the Level of the Sea...
Page 265 - 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. The curve which bounds the circle is called the circumference Any portion of the circumference is called an arc.