## A system of arithmetic |

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Accounts acres added Addition allowance amount answer avoir balance bill Bought broad bush CALCULATION cash cent cloth common Compound contains Convert cost decimal denominator difference discount divide dividend DIVISION divisor draft exchange EXERCISES feet figures Find find the value four fraction francs gain gallons galls gills give given gross hundred inches interest least less loss MEASURE MENTAL miles Millions mixed months multiply NOTE Ounce paid pence penny period pints pounds proceed profit proportion pupils quantity quotient rate per cent received Reduce remains root RULE RULE.-Multiply Scotch selling share shillings side SIMPLE sold square sterling SUBTRACTION TABLE tare teaches to find third thousand troy weight whole worth

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Page 15 - LIQUID MEASURE 4 gills (gi.) = 1 pint (pt.) 2 pints = 1 quart (qt...

Page 15 - SQUARE MEASURE 144 square inches (sq. in.) = 1 square foot (sq. ft.) 9 square feet = 1 square yard (sq. yd.) 30| square yards = 1 square rod (sq. rd.) 160 square rods = 1 acre (A.) 640 acres = 1 square mile (sq.

Page 101 - Thirty days after sight of this first of exchange (second and third of the same tenor and date unpaid...

Page 15 - Thirty days hath September, April, June, and November ; All the rest have thirty-one, Except the second month alone, Which has but twenty-eight, in fine, Till leap year gives it twenty-nine.

Page 39 - Multiplying or dividing both terms of a fraction by the same number does not change its value.

Page 72 - 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. 5. Double the whole root already found for a new divisor, and continue the operation as before, until all the periods are brought down. NOTE.

Page 27 - 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 38 - RULE. Multiply each quantity by its rate ; then divide the sum of the products by the sum of the quantities, or the whole composition, and the quotient will be the rate of the compound required.

Page 15 - TABLE. 16 drams, (drs.) make 1 ounce, - marked - oz. 16 ounces ----- 1 pound, - - - - - ' Ib. 28 pounds ----- 1 quarter, ----- qr. 4 quarters ----- 1 hundred weight, - - cwt. 20 hundred weight - - 1 ton, ------ T.

Page 40 - Divide by any number that will divide two or more of the given numbers without a remainder, and set the quotients, together with the undivided numbers, in a line beneath.