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

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acres added amount annex bank base bill bought bushels called cent ciphers column commission common compound contain cost cube cubic decimal decimal places denominator diameter difference digits discount divide dividend division divisor dollars equal exact Examples exchange expressed factors feet figures fraction gain given given number Gold greater Hence higher hundred inches interest least length less loss measure miles months Multiply NOTE obtain OPERATION paid payment period piece places pound principal proceeds proportion quantity quotient ratio received Reduce remainder result root RULE scale selling share side simple sold SOLUTION square standard subtract taken tens term thick third thousand units volume weight whole wide worth write yard

### Popular passages

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...