## Adams's New Arithmetic: Arithmetic, in which the Principles of Operating by Numbers are Analytically Explained and Synthetically Applied : for the Use of Schools and Academies in the United States |

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Page 236 - A and B have the same income ; A saves ^ of his ; but B, by spending $ 30 per annum more than A, at the end • of 8 years finds himself $ 40 in debt ; what is their income, and what does each spend per annum ? • Ans.

Page 71 - The first seven letters of the alphabet, A, B, C, D, E, F, G, are used to...

Page 102 - Multiply together the numerators for a new numerator, and the denominators for a new denominator.

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Page 17 - Multiplication, in which the number to be repeated is called the multiplicand, and the number which shows how many times the multiplicand is to be repeated is called the multiplier. The multiplicand and multiplier, when spoken of collectively, are called the factors, (producers,) and the answer is called the product.

Page 95 - Divide the greater number by the less, and that divisor by the remainder, and so on, always dividing the last divisor by the last remainder, till nothing remain.

Page 209 - 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 236 - A man was hired 50 days on these conditions. — that, for every day he worked, he should receive $ '75, and, for every day he was idle, he should forfeit $ '25 ; at the expiration of the time, he received $ 27'50 ; how many days did he work...

Page 226 - ... years, and work as before, and so for any other part of a year. ** QUESTIONS. 1. What is a geometrical progression, or series ? 2. What is the ratio ? 3. When the first term, the ratio, and the number of terms, are given, how do you find the last term 1 4.

Page 248 - EF or his certain attorney, his 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 ; Sealed with my seal.