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

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acres amount annex avoirdupois barrels base bill bought bushels ciphers circumference column common denominator common difference common fraction compound interest contain continued fraction cube root decimal places diameter digits discount divide dividend dollars equal exact divisor Examples excess of 9's exchange Find the area Find the cost gain gallons geometrical progression given number Gold greater number greatest common divisor Hence hundred improper fractions inches integers last term least common multiple length longitude measure miles minuend mixed numbers months multiplicand multiply NOTE number expressed number is divisible number of terms obtain payable payment pound premium prime factors principal quantity quotient rate per cent ratio Reduce remainder repetend result right-hand figures rods RULE RULE.-I side sold SOLUTION specific gravity subtract subtrahend third trial divisor units weight whole number worth write yards

### 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...