# The Youth's Assistant in Theoretic and Practical Arithmetic: Designed for the Use of Schools in the United States

Chauncey Goodrich, 1848 - Arithmetic - 168 pages
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### Contents

 CONTENTSWRITTEN ARITHMETIC 1 Numeration of Decimals 25 Vulgar Fractions changed 31 Compound numbers 38 Decimals 44 Compound Subtraction 50 Loss and Gain 69
 Fractions 87 Miscellaneous rules118 118 Discount 136 Questions 144 Definitions 155 74 161

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Page 76 - 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 109 - 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 97 - Multiply all the numerators together for a new numerator, and all the denominators together for a new denominator.
Page 74 - Is when the several shares of stock are continued in trade an equal term of time. RULE. As the whole stock is to the whole gain or loss : so is each man's particular stock, to his particular share of the gain or loss.
Page 105 - Subtract the square number from the left hand period, and to the remainder bring down the next period for a dividend. III. Double the root already found for a divisor ; seek how many times the divisor is contained in the dividend...
Page 67 - In any proportion, the product of the means is equal to the product of the extremes.
Page 68 - Then multiply the second and third terms together, and divide the product by the first term: the quotient will be the fourth term, or answer.
Page 120 - RULE. Multiply all the terms of the natural series of numbers, from 1 up to the given number, continually together, and the last product will be the answer required. ExAMPLEs.
Page 89 - Divide the greater number by the less, and that divisor by the remainder, and so on, always dividing the last divisor by the last remainder, till nothing remain.