## First lessons in arithmetic |

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1st term 3d term added addition-table aliquot answer Bring British Money called centimes column compound addition compound number contained cost of 747 cubic foot cubic inch Decametre divided by 12 dividend division divisor drams duodecimal inch equal Example Exercises factors farthings to pounds feet Find the cost florins following numbers fourpences gallons gill given number gives grains half-crowns half-sovereigns halfpence Hectometre higher denomination hundreds hundredweights ILLUSTRATED LONDON improper fraction JJ JJ Lesson Long Measure lower denomination marked metres miles mixed number multiplicand multiplication-table number of articles number of pounds operation ounces pence penny pennyweights piastres pounds weight pupil quotient Reduction right-hand figure rule Scott Burn second place means shillings sixpences subtraction tens thousands tons troy Troy Weight unit place weight yards

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Page 74 - Multiply the whole number by the numerator of the fraction, and divide the product by the denominator ; or divide the whole number by the denominator of the fraction, and multiply the quotient by the numerator.

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