A Treatise on Arithmetic; Designed Particularly as a Text for Classes in Which the Principles of the Science Are Inductively Developed

A Treatise on Arithmetic; Designed Particularly as a Text for Classes in Which the Principles of the Science Are Inductively Developed

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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. 1830 edition. Excerpt: ...may be a measure of that of another. In this case, by multiplying both terms of the former, it may be brought to the same denominator with the latter: or, if the numerator of the latter admits of being divided, we may bring this one to the same denominator with the former. Common denominators, and sometimes a least common denominator may often be readily found in this way. Sometimes both Division and Multiplication may be used, but we leave the pupil, in this respect, to exercise his own ingenuity. 15. Take, for example the Fractions and T4T. Multiplying the former by 2 gives us fa and T, having a com.. den. Dividing the latter by 2 gives i and f, having a least com. den. 16. Reduce i and if to a com. den. A.-j and-j-f. 17. Reduce f and T-to acorn, den. A. jf and-j%. To a least con. den. A. f and f. 18. Reduce and r to a least com. den. A.-fa and A. f and X. A. and f. ft and f. f and ft.-J and ft. 4 and ft. f and ft. 19. Reduce and f and J-f to a least com. den. '20. Reduce and -and /5 and ft to a least com. den. ADDITION. MENTAL EXERCISES. XLVI. 1. George gave of an orange to his sister, to his brother, and then had f himself. How many fourths had he at first? 2. William bought f of a quart of chesnuts at one place, at another, and $ at another. How many sixths did he buy in all? 3. A man has f of an acre of ground in his yard, f in his garden, and j in his corn lot. How many fourths has he in all 1, 4. A man gave of a bushel of rye to one person, f to another, and to another. How many fifths did he give away? 5. How many eighths inf+f4f? In l+f-I-f+f? 6. How many twelfths in T5+-&+"iV In Tt+tv +tv In the above examples, the denominators are alike, and the process of Addition is very easy, since...show more

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  • Paperback | 106 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 6mm | 204g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236517180
  • 9781236517180