The American Philosophical Arithmetic: Designed for the Use of Advanced Classes in Schools and Academies ...

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Sheldon, Blakeman & Company, 1856 - Arithmetic - 292 pages
 

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Page 255 - 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 199 - If the payment be less than the interest, the surplus of interest must not be taken to augment the principal; but interest continues on the former principal until the period when the payments, taken together, exceed the interest due...
Page 59 - TABLE. 16 drams, dr. make 1 ounce, marked oz. 16 ounces - - 1 pound, - Ib. 25 pounds - - 1 quarter, - qr. 4 quarters - - 1 hundred weight, cwt. 20 hundred weight 1 ton, - - T.
Page 134 - 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 64 - TIME 60 seconds (sec.) = 1 minute (min.) 60 minutes = 1 hour (hr.) 24 hours = 1 day...
Page 6 - Romans, employs in expressing numbers seven capital letters, viz. : I for one ; V for five ; X for ten ; L for fifty ; C for one hundred ; D for five hundred ; M for one thousand.
Page 232 - ... subtract the product from the dividend, and to the remainder annex the next period for the next dividend.
Page 86 - 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 58 - TABLE. 10 Mills (m.) = 1 Cent . . ct. 10 Cents = 1 Dime . . d. 10 Dimes = 1 Dollar . $. 10 Dollars = 1 Eagle . E.
Page 100 - Multiplying or dividing both terms of a fraction by the same number does not change the value of the fraction.

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