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Page 242 - 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 108 - Multiply together the numerators for a new numerator, and the denominators for a new denominator.
Page 2 - States entitled an act for the encouragement of learning hy securing the copies of maps, charts and books to the author., and proprietors of such copies during the times therein mentioned, and also to an act entitled an act supplementary to an act, 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 and extending the benefits thereof to the arts of designing, engraving and...
Page 23 - 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 101 - 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 215 - 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 242 - 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 232 - ... 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.