## Arithmetic, designed for the use of schools |

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Arithmetic, Designed for the Use of Schools John William Colenso (Bp of Natal ) No preview available - 2016 |

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acres added amount bought called carry cent cistern common compound contain corresponding cost cubic decimal denomination difference discount divide dividend divisor double equal Examples expressed factors feet figure Find the value foot former four fraction francs gain gals given given quantity gives gold guineas hence hundred inches income instance interest kind length less London means measure method miles minutes months multiply NOTE obtain oxen paid period person pound present Principal profit proportion quantity Questions quotient ratio receive Reduce remainder rent respectively result root Rule selling shares sheep shillings Simple sold square subtract supposing term third thousand tons units usual weeks weight whole worth yards

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Page 34 - An improper fraction is one whose numerator is equal to, or greater than its denominator ; as, $, -f . A mixed number is a whole number and a fraction expressed together; as, 4f, 25-ht.

Page 9 - SIMPLE DIVISION. Division is the method of finding how often one number is contained in another. Case I. — When the Divisor does not exceed 12. Divide 252 by 6.

Page 126 - If 248 men, in 5 days, of 11 hours each, can dig a trench 230 yards long, 3 wide...

Page 93 - If 20 men can perform a piece of work in 12 days, how many men will accomplish three times as much in one-fifth of the time ? Ans.

Page 126 - A banker borrows money at 3^ per cent, per annum, and pays the interest at the end of the year ; he lends it out at the rate of 5 per cent, per annum, but receives the interest quarterly, and by this means gains £200 a-year ; how much does he borrow ? 15. A person spends in the 1st year n times the interest of his property ; in the 2nd year 2...

Page 30 - To find the Greatest Common Measure of two numbers. RULE. Divide the greater by the less, and the...

Page 56 - ... off in the product as many decimal places as there are in the multiplier and multiplicand together.

Page 106 - A sum is laid out in the 3 per cents, at 89| and a half-year's dividend received upon it ; the stock being then sold at 94| and the whole increase of capital being £54, find the original sum laid out.J 10.

Page 94 - Ans. $500. 12. If 18 men can dig a trench 30 yards long in 24 days, by working 8 hours a day, how many will dig a trench 60 yards long in 64 days, working 6 hours a day ? Ans. 18 men. 13. If...

Page 118 - If twelve men can dig a trench 15 yards long and 4 broad in 3 days of 12 hours each, in how many days of 9 hours each can 8 men dig a trench 20 yards long and 8 broad ? 22.