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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 difference Divide dividend divisor dollars dols equal EXAMPLES farthings federal money feet figure Find the value fraction gain gallon give given given number given sum gross half hundred inches interest least left hand length less loss lowest measure miles mills mixed months Multiply New-York 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 whole whole numbers wine yards

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Page 178 - 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 172 - But if any payments be made before one interest hath accrued, then compute the interest on the principal sum due on the obligation, for one year, add it to the principal, and compute the interest on the sum paid, from the time it was paid up to the end of the year ; add it to the sum paid, and deduct that sum...

Page 189 - Then, if only one difference stand against any rate, it will be the quantity belonging to that rate ; but if there be several, their sum will be the quantity.* EXAMPLES.

Page 98 - Multiply the second and third terms together, and divide their product by the first term ; the quotient will be the answer to the question, in the same denomination you left the second term in, which may be brought into any other denomination required.

Page 84 - Multiply the decimal by the number of parts in the next less denomination, and cut oft' so many places for a remainder, to the right hand, as there are places in the given decimal.

Page 188 - Alligation alternate is the method of finding what quantity of any number of simples, whose rates are given, will compose a mixture of a given rate ; so that it is the reverse of Alligation medial, and may be proved by it. RULE 1.* 1. Write the rates of the simples in a column under each other.

Page 157 - Multiply each numerator into all the denominators, except its own, for a new numerator ; and all the denominators together, for a common denominator, which written under the several numerators, will give the fractions required.

Page 164 - Multiply all the numerators together for a new numerator, and all the denominators together for a new denominator.

Page 187 - Alligation Medial, and Alligation Alternate. ALLIGATION MEDIAL, Is when the quantities and prices of several things are given, to find the mean price of the mixture composed of those materials.

Page 117 - Deduct the tare and trett as before, and divide the suttle by 168 (because 2 Ib. is the T^ of 3 cwt.) the quotient will be the cloff, which subtract from the suttle, and the remainder will be the neat weight.