# School Arithmetic; Analytical and Practical

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1852 edition. Excerpt: ... cost of-fa of a ton of hay? 10. If a man earn 480 dollars in a year, how much does he earn in-J-J-of a year? 812. To multiply one fraction by another. 1. If a bushel of corn cost f of a dollar, what will # of a bushel cost? 181. How do you multiply a whole number by a fraction t Multiply the numerators together for a new numerator and the denominators together for a new denominator. Notes.--1. When the multiplier is less than 1, we do not take the whole of the multiplicand, but only such a part of it as the multiplier is of 1. 2. When the multiplier is a proper fraction, multiplication does not imply increase, as in the multiplication of whole numbers. The product is the same part of the multiplicand which the multiplier is of 1. 1. Multiply I by 2. Multiply ft by f EXAMPLES. 3. Find the pro't of J, ft. 4. Find the pro't of ft, 5. If silk is worth ft of a dollar a yard, what is of a yard worth? 6. If I own f of a farm and sell of my share, what part of the whole farm do I sell? 7. At-J of a dollar a pound, what will ft of a pound of tea cost? 8. If a knife cost " of a dollar and a slate-f as much, what does the slate cost? OPERATION. 9. Multiply 5J by \$ of f. 5J=; I of 1 Note.--Before multiplying, I 4 reduce both fractions to the form 0 of simple fractions g 182. How do you multiply one fraction by another? When the multiplier is less than 1, what partof the multiplicand Is taken? If the fraction is proper, docs multiplication imply increase? What part is the product of the multiplicand? 7. What is the product of 48 by 8 ? OPERATION. Note.--First multiply 48 by, which gives 48x1= 8 8; then by 8, which gives 384, and the sum, 392 43 x 8--384 is the product: hence, . 392 Multiply first by the fraction, and then by the whole number, ...show more

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• Paperback | 80 pages
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