Books Books We have seen that multiplying by a whole number, is taking the multiplicand as many times as there are units in the multiplier. ANDREWS' SERIES OF LATIN SCHOOL BOOKS - Page 255
by CROCKER & BREWSTER - 1854 ## An Introduction to Algebra: Being the First Part of a Course of Mathematics ...

Jeremiah Day - Algebra - 1814 - 303 pages
...to attend to multiplication by positive whole numbers. This, according to the definition (Art. 90) is taking the multiplicand as many times, as there are units in the multiplier. Suppose a is to be multiplied by 6, and that b stands for 3. There are, then, three units in the multiplier... ## A Theoretical and Practical Arithmetic: In which the Principles of that ...

Bézout - Arithmetic - 1825 - 236 pages
...idea which we have given of multiplication, we see that we could perform this operation by writing the multiplicand as many times as there are units in the multiplier, and afterward performing the addition. For instance, to multiply 7 by 3, we could write 7 + 7 + 7,... ## Practical and Mental Arithmetic: Designed Principally to Accompany Daboll's ...

Roswell Chamberlain Smith - Arithmetic - 1826 - 107 pages
...a fraction? for doubtless it has appeared rather strange. In multiplying by a whole number we take the multiplicand as many times as there are units in the multiplier; and in multiplying by one then, how many times do you take the multiplicand! Ans. 1. Give an example... ## An Introduction to Algebra: Being the First Part of a Course of Mathematics ...

Jeremiah Day - Algebra - 1827 - 332 pages
...also called multiplication. According to this view of the subject; 90. MULTIPLYING BY A WHOLE NPMBER. is TAKING THE MULTIPLICAND AS MANY TIMES, AS THERE ARE UNITS IN THE MULTIPLIER. Multiplying by 1, is taking the multiplicand once, as a. Multiplying by 2, is taking the multiplicand... ## Arithmetick Theoretically and Practically Illustrated

B. M. Tyler - Arithmetic - 1827 - 287 pages
...answer by adding ; but when the multiplier is a large number, it would be very tedious to set down the multiplicand as many times as there are units in the multiplier, and be obliged to add them up. This shows the great utility of multiplication. 8. What is the price... ## Practical and Mental Arithmetic on a New Plan: In which Mental Arithmetic is ...

Roswell Chamberlain Smith - Arithmetic - 1827 - 196 pages
...fraction, for doubtless it has appeared rather strange. In multiplying by a whole number, we talte the multiplicand as many times as there are units in the multiplier ; and in multiplying by one then ; how many times do you take the multiplicand ? A. 1. Give an example.... ## A New System of Arithmetick: In which the Rules are Familiarly Demonstrated ...

William Ruger - Arithmetic - 1832 - 263 pages
...the right to the left. SUPPLEMENT TO MULTIPLICATION. Multiplying by a mixed number, as 6J, 5J, &c. is taking the multiplicand as many times as there are units in the multiplier ; and likewise taking a part of the multiplicand as many times as there are like portions of a unit... ## The Common School Arithmetic: Prepared for the Use of Academies and Common ...

Charles Davies - Arithmetic - 1833 - 270 pages
...altering the product. We see from the above examples, that any product may be found by setting down the multiplicand as many times as there are units in the multiplier, and adding all the numbers together. \$ 31. Multiplication is therefore a short method of addition.... ## Cobb's explanatory arithmetick, Issue 1

Lyman Cobb - Arithmetic - 1834 - 108 pages
...amount, several times repeated, may be accomplished by Addition ; first, by writing down the figures of the multiplicand as many times as there are units in the multiplier, in a column, and adding them up. But the end is attained much more quickly, more pleasantly, and with... 