# Robinson's New Higher Arithmetic: For High Schools, Academies, and Mercantile Colleges

American Book Company, 1895 - Arithmetic - 506 pages
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### Contents

 Signs 13 ADDITION 29 SUBTRACTION 39 MULTIPLICATION 48 Accounts and Bills 67 DIVISION 75 Contractions in Division 82 Proofs of Division 88
 United States Land Meas 189 DENOMINATE NUMBERS 210 PRACTICAL MEASUREMENTS 248269 248 Capacity of Bins Cisterns 254 RATIO 270 PARTNERSHIP 288 ALLIGATION 295 PERCENTAGE 303

 SIGNS OF AGGREGATION 94 Problems Involving Price 100 Reduction 119 Theory of Multiplication 136 Fractional Relation of Num 143 Least Common Multiple 150 DECIMAL FRACTIONS 1921 30 40 157 Division 165 CIRCULATING DECIMALS 169176 169 Addition and Subtraction 175 French Measures The Met 183
 Taxes 310 Trade Discount 319 ments 343 353421 353 Partial Payments or Indorse 374 EVOLUTION 427 PROGRESSIONS 450 Annuities 463 374 485 Foreign Exchange 497 Copyright

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Page 489 - A cylinder is conceived to be generated by the revolution of a rectangle about one of its sides as an axis.
Page 399 - Thirty days after sight of this first of exchange (second and third of the same tenor and date unpaid...
Page 429 - The Square Root of a number is one of the two equal factors that produce the number. Thus, the square root of 64 is 8, for 8 x 8 = 64.
Page 374 - If the payment be less than the interest, the surplus of interest must not be taken to augment the principal; but interest continues on the former principal until the period when the payments, taken together, exceed the interest due, and then the surplus is to be applied towards discharging the principal; and interest is to be Computed on the balance, as aforesaid.
Page 477 - 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.
Page 184 - Measures of length are used in measuring lines or distances. TABLE. 12 inches (in.) = 1 foot (ft.). 3 feet = 1 yard (yd.). 5£ yards, or 16| feet = 1 rod (rd.).
Page 432 - 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 402 - Sixty days after sight of this FIRST of EXCHANGE (Second and Third of same tenor and date unpaid...
Page 249 - RULE. — Multiply the length (in feet) by the width (in inches) and divide the product by 12 — the result will be the contents in square feet.
Page 374 - If the payment exceeds the interest, the surplus goes toward discharging the principal, and the subsequent interest is to be computed on the balance of principal remaining due. If the payment be less than the interest, the surplus...