# The principles and practice of arithmetic

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### Contents

 DEFINITIONS 1 Subtraction 8 Multiplication 15 Division 22 Measures and Multiples 28 The Rule of Three 34 Notation and Numeration of Fractions 61 Addition of Fractions 73
 The Rule of Proportion 126 Miscellaneous Questions 157 CHAPTER VII 165 Extraction of the Cube Root 172 CHAPTER VIII 180 French Imperial Measures 194 The Theory of Solid or Cubic Measure 201 The Practice of Solid Measure 208

 Division of Fractions 79 Rules of Practice 89 CHAPTER III 100 Multiplication of Decimals 106 Recurring Decimals 112 CHAPTER V 119
 The Computations of Gagers 216 The Calendar 224 APPENDIX I 235 Involution and Evolution 245 Different Scales of Notation 251 APPENDIX II 257

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