Lucy Van Voorhis White diary, 1882-1884

January 20th

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Louie Van Voorhis. Jan. 20", 1882.
Arithmetic.
1. The number above the line is called the numerator. The number below the line is called the denominator.
2. 12 x 7/10=8 4/10 33 x 13/22= 19 11/22
3. 1/3 of 99 = 33
4 5/12 x 48=20 13/15 x 300=260
5. 3/4 of 5/5 of 2/3=1/2
6. A proper fraction is one whose denominator is greater than its numerator.
7. A mixed number is an integer and a fraction united.
8. 10 is 2/3 of 15
9. 30 [divided by symbol] 2 1/2 = 14 1/2
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5
15
75 = 95
(9) 30 [divided by symbol] 2 1/2 = 12
10. If one pound of cheese cost 1/4 of a dollar, for 6/8 of a dollar you can buy 3 pounds of cheese.