# Smith's Inductive Arithmetic and Federal Calculator on a New, Interesting and Instructive Plan ...

D. Burgess & Company, 1855
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### Contents

 Addition Tables 11 Subtraction and Addition Table 18 Multiplication 24 Division 30 Combination of Numbers 39 Federal Money 49 Troy Weight 57 Wine Measure 63
 Paper and Books 80 Review Questions 89 Numeration 97 Simple Addition 103 Simple Subtraction 109 Multiplying Fractions 115 Vulgar Fractions 121 Reduction of Compound Numbers 127

 Solid or Cubic Measure 69 Beaumonts Table 74
 Interest for Years 134 Drill Questions 142

### Popular passages

Page 115 - Multiply the numerators together for a new numerator, and the denominators together for a new denominator.
Page 121 - To reduce a mixed number to an improper fraction. Multiply the whole number by the denominator of the fraction, and to the product add the given numerator.
Page 67 - TABLE. 144 Square Inches (sq. in.) make 1 Square Foot sq. ft. 9 Square Feet " 1 Square Yard sq. yd. 30} Square Yards
Page 130 - RULE. — Write the less compound number under the greater, so that units of the same denomination shall stand in the same column. Subtract as in subtraction of simple numbers. If any number in the subtrahend is larger than that above it, add to the upper number as many units as make one of the next higher denomination before subtracting, and carry one to the next lower number before subtracting it.
Page 121 - An Improper Fraction is one whose numerator is equal to or greater than its denominator ; as, f , -J.