The principles of arithmetic

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Página 56 - To divide by 10, 100, 1000, etc., it is necessary only to move the decimal point in the dividend as many places to the left as there are ciphers in the divisor.
Página 45 - 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.
Página 140 - 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.
Página 70 - MEASURE. 144 Square inches (sq. in.) make 1 Square foot, sq. ft. 9 Square feet " 1 Square yard, sq. yd. 30¿ Square yards " 1 Square rod or pole, p. 40 Square rods
Página 70 - Square Measure 144 square inches (sq. in.) = 1 square foot (sq. ft.) 9 square feet = 1 square yard (sq.
Página 64 - If the divisor contains decimal places, we may remove the decimal point from the divisor, provided we carry the decimal point in the dividend as many places to the right as there are decimal places in the divisor.
Página 269 - Multiply the sum of the extremes by half the number of terms, and the product is the sum required.
Página 255 - Seek the greatest cube in the first period, and set its root on the right after the manner of a quotient in division. Subtract the cube of this figure from the first period, and to the remainder bring down the first figure of the next period, and call the number the dividend.
Página 69 - Span: 9 inches or 22.86 cm. Derived from the distance between the end of the thumb and the end of the little finger when both are outstretched.

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