## The University Arithmetic: Embracing the Science of Numbers, and Their Numerous Applications |

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Page 38 - The circumference of every circle is supposed to be divided into 360 equal parts, called degrees ; each degree into 60 equal parts, called minutes ; and each minute into 60 equal parts, called seconds.

Page 287 - ... then the above obligation to be void ; otherwise to remain in full force and virtue.

Page 163 - When any decimal number is to be divided by 10, 100, 1000, &c. the division is made by removing the decimal point as many places to the left as there are...

Page 287 - THE CONDITION of the above obligation is such, that if the above bounden James Wilson and Thomas Ash, their heirs, executors, or administrators, shall well and truly pay or cause to be paid, unto the above named John Pickens, his executors, administrators, or assigns, the just and full sum of Here insert the condition.

Page 118 - To reduce an improper fraction to a whole or mixed number, Divide the numerator by the denominator.

Page 69 - We have seen that multiplying by a whole number is taking the multiplicand as many times as there are units in the multiplier.

Page 162 - RULE. Divide as in whole numbers, and from the right hand of the quotient point off as many places for decimals as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor.

Page 286 - The condition of the above obligation is such, that if the above bounden А. В., his heirs, executors or administrators, shall well and truly pay, or cause to be paid unto the above named...

Page 237 - Compute the interest on the principal to the time of the first payment, and if the payment exceed this interest, add the interest to the principal and from the sum subtract the payment : the remainder forms a new principal.

Page 158 - Now, to express the 6 thousandths decimally, we have to prefix two ciphers to the 6, and this makes as many decimal places in the product as there are in both multiplicand and multiplier.