The Progressive Higher Arithmetic: For Schools, Academies, and Mercantile Colleges : Forming a Complete Treatise on Arithmetical Science, and Its Commercial and Business Applications

Ivison, Blakeman, Taylor & Company, 1875 - Arithmetic - 456 pages

Contents

 Subtraction 12 Signs 13 Endowment Assurance Table 18 Addition 23 Subtraction 30 Powers of Numbers 39 Division 47 Contractions in Division 55
 English Measures and Weights 182 COMPOUND NUMBERS 188 164 303 178 312 Partial Payments or Indorsements 314 Compound Interest 321 Discount 328 Exchange 337

 General Problems in Simple Numbers 65 Factor Table 71 Least Common Multiple 82 Definitions Notation and Numeration 89 Addition 99 Theory of Multiplication and Division 103 coor 105 C 107 Greatest Common Divisor 111 Notation and Numeration 117 Addition 124 Division 132 Ledger Accounts 153 Continued Fractions 161 Measures of Weight 175
 Arbitrated Exchange 313 352 Partnership 364 ALLIGATION 370 INVOLUTION 379 Contracted Method 386 Contracted Method 392 SERIES 398 Annuities 408 MISCELLANEOUS EXAMPLES 414 MENSURATION 421 Circles 428 Solids 435 Similar Solids 441 Boards and Timber 448

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Page 171 - DRY MEASURE 2 pints (pt.) = 1 quart (qt.) 8 quarts =1 peck (pk.) 4 pecks = 1 bushel (bu...
Page 391 - ... from the left hand period, and to the remainder bring down the next period for a dividend.
Page 382 - The Square Root of a number is one of the two equal factors that produce the number ; thus the square root of 49 is 7, for 7 X 7 = 49.
Page 385 - Multiply the divisor, thus increased, by the last figure of the root; subtract the product from the dividend, and to the remainder bring down the next period for a new dividend.
Page 353 - 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 453 - That from and after the passage of this act, it shall be lawful throughout the United States of America to employ the weights and measures of the metric system ; and no contract or dealing, or pleading in any court, shall be deemed invalid or liable to objection, because the weights or measures expressed or referred to therein are weights or measures of the metric system.
Page 425 - The square of the base, or of the perpendicular, of a right-angled triangle is equal to the square of the hypothenuse diminished by the square of the other side.
Page 94 - RULE. Multiply the whole number by the denominator of the fraction ; to the product add the numerator, and under the sum write the denominator.
Page 441 - The volumes of similar solids are to each other as the cubes of their like dimensions.
Page 428 - A circle is a plane figure bounded by a curved line, called the circumference, every point of which is equally distant from a point within called the center.