Adams's New Arithmetic: Arithmetic, in which the Principles of Operating by Numbers are Analytically Explained, and Synthetically Applied ... : Designed for the Use of Schools and Academies in the United States
J. and J.W. Prentiss, 1838 - Arithmetic - 262 pages
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Page 258 - EF or his certain attorney, his 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 ; Sealed with my seal.
Page 81 - The first seven letters of the alphabet, A, B, C, D, E, F, G, are used to...
Page 246 - A man was hired 50 days on these conditions, — that, for every day he worked, he should receive $ '75, and, for every ilay he was idle, he should forfeit $ '25 ; at the expiration of the time, he received $ 27'50 ; how many days did he work...
Page 141 - 03, the same as beiore. IT 73. The foregoing examples and remarks are sufficient to establish the following RULE. In the division of decimal fractions, divide as in whole numbers, and from the right hand of the quotient point off...
Page 219 - 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 107 - 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.
Page 223 - Hence, to find the common difference, — Divide the difference of the extremes by the number of terms, less 1, and the quotient will be the common difference.
Page 258 - EF, his executors, administrators, or assigns, the full sum of two hundred dollars, with legal interest for the same, on or before the eleventh day of next ensuing the date hereof, — then this obligation to be void, or otherwise to remain in full force and virtue.
Page 156 - The rate of interest upon the loan or forbearance of any money, goods or things in action...
Page 222 - There are five things in arithmetical progression, any three of which being given, the other two may be found : — 1st. The first term. ' 2d. The last term. 3d. The number of terms. 4th. The common difference. 5th. The sum of al!