A New System of Arithmetic on an Improved Plan
D. Appleton & Company, 1850 - Arithmetic - 324 pages
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acres added addition amount answer antecedent barrel bought build bushels called cent ciphers circle column common compound interest consequent contain cords cost cube currency decimal demand denominator diameter difference discount divided dividend division divisor dollars equal EXAMPLES exchange expressed factor feet figure four fraction gain gallons give given greater half Hence horse hours long hundred illustrate inches interest length less loss mean measure miles months multiply Operation paid payment pence period piece pound present principal proportion quantity question quotient ratio receive Reduce remainder rods RULE sell share shillings side simple sold square square root subtract TABLE tens tenths third tion units weight whole whole number worth write yards yards of cloth
Page 217 - Multiply each payment by the time at which it is due; then divide the sum of the products by the sum of the payments, and the quotient will be the equated time, nearly.
Page 39 - The number to be divided is called the dividend. The number by which we divide is called the divisor.
Page 230 - 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 105 - Thirty days hath September, April, June, and November ; All the rest have thirty-one, Except the second month alone, Which has but twenty-eight, in fine, Till leap year gives it twenty-nine.
Page 156 - Then multiply the second and third terms together, and divide the product by the first term: the quotient will be the fourth term, or answer.
Page 323 - MODERN HISTORY, containing the Rise and Progress of the Principal European Nations, their Political History, and the Changes in their Social Condition ; with a History of the Colonies founded by Europeans. By W. COOKE TAYLOR, LLD, of Trinity College, Dublin. Revised, with Additions on American History, by CS Henry, DD,, Professor of History in the University of New- York.
Page 98 - TABLE. 10 Mills =1 Cent. 10 Cents =1 Dime. 10 Dimes =1 Dollar. 10 Dollars =1 Eagle.
Page 319 - America, to be paid to the said or his certain attorney, executors, administrators, or assigns: to which payment well and truly to be made, I bind myself, my heirs, executors, and administrators, firmly by these presents.
Page 63 - To reduce a mixed number to an improper fraction. RULE. — Multiply the whole number by the denominator of...
Page 217 - ... 8 months ; what is the equated time for the payment of the whole ? Ans.