# A New System of Arithmetic, on the Cancelling Plan: Embracing the Rules of the Three, Single and Double, Direct and Inverse; Barter; Loss and Gain; Reduction; Multiplication and Division of Fractions; Exchange of Currencies; Interest; and All Proportional Questions in One Rule Applicable to the Whole. The Process Greatly Simplified and Abridged

Benjamin B. Mussey, 1841 - Arithmetic - 312 pages

### Contents

 SIMPLE NUMBERS 13 Subtraction 19 Short Division 41 Multiplication and Division 50 Ratio or the Relation of Numbers 59 To reduce a Fraction to its lowest 65 63 105 To reduce Longitude to Time 129
 Rule of Three Inverse 152 Compound Proportion 158 Supplement to Proportion 167 Reduction of Currencies 179 Interest by Cancelling 186 Alligation Medial 248 189 272 Commission Brokerage and Insur 283

 Supplement to Compound Numbers136 136 Ratio and Proportion 142
 Bank Discount 289 BookKeeping 301

### Popular passages

Page 103 - Thirty days hath September, April, June, and November ; All the rest have thirty-one, Except the second month alone, Which has but twenty-eight, in fine, Till leap year gives it twenty-nine.
Page 41 - The number to be divided is called the dividend. The number by which we divide is called the divisor.
Page 221 - Multiply the divisor, thus augmented, by the last figure of the root, and subtract the product from the dividend, and to the remainder bring down the next period for a new dividend.
Page 208 - Multiply each payment by the time at which it is due; then divide the sum of the products by the sum of the payments, and the quotient will be the equated time, nearly.
Page 97 - TABLE. 10 Mills =1 Cent. 10 Cents =1 Dime. 10 Dimes =1 Dollar. 10 Dollars =1 Eagle.
Page 307 - America, to be paid to the said or his certain attorney, executors, administrators, or assigns: to which payment well and truly to be made, I bind myself, my heirs, executors, and administrators, firmly by these presents.
Page 270 - ... above the upper deck ; the breadth thereof at the broadest part above the main wales, half of which breadth shall be accounted the depth of such vessel, and...
Page 85 - Divide by any number that will divide two or more of the given numbers without a remainder, and set the quotients, together with the undivided numbers, in a line beneath.
Page 251 - Multiply each payment by its term of credit, and divide the sum of the products by the sum of the payments ; the quotient will be the average term of credit.
Page 223 - The square of the hypothenuse is equal to the sum of the squares of the other two sides ; as, 5033 402+302.