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Ray's New Higher Arithmetic: A Revised Edition of the Higher Arithmetic
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ad valorem amount annual annuity base bought brokerage bushel carats cent centimes ciphers circulates column commission common fraction compound interest Compound Numbers contains cost cube cubic debt decimal places DEFINITIONS denominator difference divided dividend division divisor dollars draft duty equal EXAMPLES FOR PRACTICE exchange FORMULA gain given greatest common divisor hence hundred hundredths inches income indorsement Insurance invested invoiced least common multiple longitude market value Measure meter Metric System milreis minuend month Multiply OPERATION paid par value payable payment Percentage pound premium prime factors principal PROBLEM.-Reduce proceeds profit quantity quotient ratio Reduce remainder REMARK.-The repetend root Rule sell shares simple interest sold SOLUTION.-The square Subtract subtrahend thousandths triangle Troy Troy Weight units value received weight whole number write yard
Page 264 - Compute the interest to the time of the first payment ; if that be one year or more from the time the interest commenced, add it to the principal, and deduct the payment from the sum total. If there be after payments made, compute the interest on the balance due to the next payment, and then deduct the payment as above; and in like manner from one payment to another, till all the payments are absorbed; provided the time between one payment and another be one year or more.
Page 126 - TABLE. 10 Mills (m.) = 1 Cent . . ct. 10 Cents = 1 Dime . . d. 10 Dimes = 1 Dollar . $. 10 Dollars = 1 Eagle . E.
Page 178 - The first and last terms of a proportion are called the extremes, and the two middle terms are called the means.
Page 265 - ... 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 from the principal and interest added as above...
Page 214 - The promise thus made was a promise " to answer for the payment of some debt, or the performance of some duty, in case of the failure of another person who is himself, in the first instance, liable to such payment or performance.
Page 60 - A Prime Factor of a number is a prime number that will exactly Divide it; thus, the prime factors of 21 are the prime numbers 1, 3, and 7.
Page 351 - Which proves that the square of a number composed of tens and units contains, the square of the tens plus twice the product of the tens by the units, plus the square of the units.
Page 261 - If the payment exceeds the interest, the surplus goes towards discharging the principal, and the subsequent interest is to be computed on the balance of principal remaining due. If the payment be less than the interest, the surplus of interest must not be taken to augment the principal; but interest continues on the former principal until the period when the payments, taken together, exceed the interest due, and then the surplus is to be applied towards discharging the principal; and interest is...