Stoddard's Complete Arithmetic: Being the New Practical Arithmetic of the Series : with Additions for a Full, Practical Course of Instruction in High Schools and Academies

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Sheldon, 1888 - 456 pages
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Page 362 - When a decimal number is to be divided by 10, 100, 1000, &c., remove the decimal point as many places to the left as there are ciphers in the divisor, and if there be not figures enough in the number, prefix ciphers.
Page 35 - Multiplication is the process of taking one number as many times as there are units in another.
Page 211 - ... what is the equated time for the payment of the whole ? Ans.
Page 64 - Place the less number under the greater, so that units of the same order shall stand in the same column.
Page 89 - Least Common Multiple of two or more numbers is the least number that is exactly divisible by each of the given numbers.
Page 361 - To multiply a decimal by 10, 100, 1000, &c., remove the decimal point as many places to the right as there are ciphers in the multiplier ; and if there be not places enough in the number, annex ciphers.
Page 127 - Thirty days hath September, April, June, and November ; All the rest have thirty-one, Except the second month alone, Which has but twenty-eight, in fine, Till leap year gives it twenty-nine.
Page 36 - Placing the subtrahend under the minuend, so that units of the same order stand in the same column.
Page 409 - The first cup weighed 6 oz. If the first cup be covered, it will weigh twice as much as the second, but if the second cup be covered, it will weigh 3 times as much as the first. What is the weight of the second cup and cover ? ANALYSIS.
Page 220 - Then multiply the second and third terms together, and divide the product by the first term: the quotient will be the fourth term, or answer.

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