## Daboll's Schoolmaster's Assistant: Improved and Enlarged: Being a Plain Practical System of Arithmetic, Adapted to the United States |

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acres added allowing amount annuity annum answer Bought breadth Bring bushels called cent cloth common compound interest contain continue cost cube currency cyphers decimal demand denominator diameter difference Divide dividend divisor dollars dols Entered equal EXAMPLES farthings federal money feet figure Find the value fraction gain gallon give given given number given sum gross half hundred inches interest left hand length less loss measure method miles mills mixed months Multiply neat New-England New-York NOTE paid payment pence period piece pound present worth principal proportion quantity question quotient ratio received Reduce remainder right hand rods RULE sell share shillings simple sold solid sort stands subtract sugar Suppose TABLE tare term third thousand unit weight whole whole number yards

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Page 184 - 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 2 - In conformity to the act of Congress of the United States, entitled, " An act for the encouragement of learning, by securing the copies of maps, charts and books, to the authors and proprietors of such copies, during the times therein mentioned ;

Page 237 - In witness whereof, I have hereunto set my hand and seal, the day of in the year of our Lord Signed, sealed, published and declared by the said testator, BA as and for his last will and testament...

Page 196 - Divide the difference of the extremes by the common difference, and the quotient increased by 1 is the number of terms.

Page 40 - RULE.* 1. Place the numbers so that those of the same denomination may stand directly under each other. 2. Add the first column or denomination together, as in whole numbers; then divide the sum by as many of the same denomination as make one of the next greater...

Page 180 - Find the greatest square number in the first or left hand period, place the root of it at the right hand of the given number, (after the manner of a quotient in division,) for the first figure of the root, and the square number under the period, and subtract it therefrom, and to the remainder bring down the next period for a dividend.

Page 150 - ... it may be proved by as many statings in the Single Rule of Three as the nature of the question may require.

Page 45 - Place those numbers under each other, which are of the same denomination, the less being below the greater ; begin with the least denomination, and if it exceed the figure over it, borrow as many units as make one of the next greater ; subtract it therefrom ; and to the difference add the upper figure, remembering always, to add one to the next superior denomination, for that which you borrowed.* PKOOF.

Page 25 - Subtract the subtrahend from the dividend, and to the remainder bring down the next period for a new dividend, with which proceed as before ; and so on, till the whole is finished.

Page 232 - July next, foreign gold and silver coins shall pass current as money within the United States, and be a legal tender for the payment of all debts and demands...