American Comprehensive Arithmetic

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American Book Company, 1897 - Arithmetic - 320 pages

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Page 252 - 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 222 - Courts have adopted the following, called the UNITED STATES RULE. Find the amount of the principal to the time of the first payment ; if the payment equals or exceeds the interest, subtract it from the amount, and regard the remainder as a new principal.
Page 105 - Multiply as in whole numbers, and point off as many decimal places in the product as there are decimal places in the multiplicand and multiplier, supplying the deficiency, if any, by prefixing ciphers.
Page 88 - Multiply together the numerators for a new numerator, and the denominators for a new denominator.
Page 6 - ... twelve thirteen fourteen fifteen sixteen seventeen eighteen nineteen twenty thirty forty fifty sixty seventy eighty ninety one hundred two hundred three hundred four hundred five hundred...
Page 270 - Pythagoras' theorem states that the square of the length of the hypotenuse of a right-angled triangle is equal to the sum of the squares of the lengths of the other two sides.
Page 271 - The area of a triangle is equal to one half 'the product of its base and altitude.
Page 67 - A number is divisible by 3 when the sum of its digits (figures) is divisible by 3 ; it is divisible by 9, when the sum of its digits is divisible by 9.
Page 174 - M shown in the operation. 2. 5 compositors, in 16 days, of 14 hours each, can compose 20 sheets of 24 pages in each sheet, 50 lines in a page, and 40 letters in a line ; in...
Page 106 - Divide as in whole numbers ; give as many decimal places in the quotient as those in the dividend exceed those in the divisor ; if there are not as many, supply the deficiency by prefixing ciphers.

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