Sarah Hearsey, Reduction by multiplication
From Kaminski Handwriting Collection
Sarah Hearsey, Reduction by multiplication
Reduction by Multiplication
Reduction by Multiplication* [?] to bring
a high denomination to an equivalent value in a
low denomination.
Rule.
Multiply each descending denomination by as
many of the next lower denomination as make on in
that which you are about to reduce; thus proceed
till the question is brought into the denomination required
Proof.
Divide the last product by the last multiplier, and
that quotient by the next, &c. If the last quotient be
equal to the first multiplicand, the work is right.
Writer
 Sarah Hearsey

 Date written
 1805
 Paper
 33 cm x 20 cm; 13 in 7 5/8 in, ivory unlined
 Pen

 Book

 Penmanship Style

 Collection
 Courtesy Dartmouth College Library
 File name
 Sarah Hearsey 17xx001001001

