## North American Arithmetic: part third |

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accounts acres added allowing amount annuity annum answer balance barrels Bill bushels called cents changes cloth common compound consist contain continual cost cube root cubic decimal denominator denoted diameter difference divided dividend division divisor dollars equal example exchange expressed Extract extremes factors Federal money feet figure foot four fourth fraction francs gain gallons give given given number greater half head hundred inches interest length less London mean measure merchant miles mixed months multiplied observed obtained operation paid payable payment person places pounds present worth principal PROBLEM proportion quantity quotient ratio received Reduce remainder repetend result rods RULE share shillings side simple sold square root sterling Subtract Suppose term things third United vulgar fraction weight whole number wide wine yards

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Page 7 - ... 11 eleven 12 twelve 13 thirteen 14 fourteen 15 fifteen 16 sixteen 17 seventeen 18 eighteen 19 nineteen 20 twenty 21 twenty-one...

Page 7 - Cardinal numbers: 1 one 2 two 3 three 4 four 5 five 6 six 7 seven 8 eight 9 nine 10 ten 11 eleven 12 twelve 13 thirteen 14 fourteen 15 fifteen 16 sixteen 17 seventeen 18 eighteen 19 nineteen 20...

Page 183 - Bring down the first figure of the next period to the remainder for a new dividend, to which find a new divisor as before, and in like manner proceed till the whole be finished.

Page 171 - ... must a ladder be to reach from the outside of the ditch to the top of the castle ? Ans.

Page 104 - The rule for casting interest when partial payments have been made is to apply the payment in the first place to the discharge of the interest then due.

Page 27 - One thousand eight hundred and twenty five, the Standard Measure of Capacity, as well for Liquids as for dry Goods not measured by Heaped Measure, shall be the Gallon., containing Ten Pounds Avoirdupois Weight of distilled Water weighed in Air, at the Temperature of Sixty two Degrees of Fahrenheit's Thermometer, the Barometer being at Thirty Inches...

Page 219 - Thirty days after sight of this first of exchange (second and third of the same tenor and date unpaid...

Page 184 - ... 5, 7, 9, 11, 13, 15, &c. is an ascending series. ( 15, 13, 11, 9, 7, 5, 3, &c. is a descending series. The numbers which form the series are called the terms of the series.

Page 38 - To reduce a mixed number to an improper fraction, — RULE : Multiply the whole number by the denominator of the fraction, to the product add the numerator, and write the result over the denominator.

Page 115 - A merchant has due to him a certain sum of money, to be paid as follows; £ in 2 months, j in 3 months, and the rest in 6 months. What is the equated time for paying the whole ? 7.