## A New System of Arithmetick: In which the Rules are Familiarly Demonstrated and the Principles of the Science Clearly and Fully Explained ... |

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100 dollars 2qrs 3qrs acres adding amount annuity answer bought bushels called carats cents ciphers common difference compound contained cube root cubick currency decimal diameter dimes divi dividend division divisor equal errour evident EXAMPLES expresses farthings federal money gain gallon given number given sum half hogsheads hundred hundredths improper fraction inches inferiour denominations integer interest left hand figure length less lowest terms mills minuend months multiplicand neat weight NOTE number of terms obtain the price ounces payment pence pennyweights plain pounds present worth principal Proof proportion quantity question quotient figure Reduce remainder repeated right hand figure Rule of Three RULE.-Multiply second term separatrix share shil shillings side simple solid feet square root student subtract subtrahend tare Tare and Tret tenths third term thousandths Three Direct tion unit VULGAR FRACTIONS whole numbers yards cost

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Page 193 - ... but if the blank fall under the first or second term, the proportion is inverse ; then multiply the third and fourth terms together for a divisor, and the other three for a dividend, and the quotient will be the answer. EXAMPLES.

Page 125 - RULE. Divide as in whole numbers, and from the right hand of the quotient point off as many places for decimals as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor.

Page 6 - India paper would have to be requisitioned in order to contain the complete tale of its printed integers of units, tens, hundreds, thousands, tens of thousands, hundreds of thousands, millions, tens of millions, hundreds of millions, billions, the nucleus of the nebula...

Page 229 - To reduce a mixed number to an improper fraction, Multiply the whole number by the denominator of the fraction, and to the product add the numerator; under this sum write the denominator.

Page 144 - The rule for casting interest, when partial payments have been made, is to apply the payment, in the first place, to the discharge of the interest then due. 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...

Page 241 - When any number of terms is continued in Geometrical Progression, the product of the two extremes will be equal to any two means, equally distant from the extremes : As 2, 4, 8, 16, 32, 64, where 64X2=4X32=8X16=128.

Page 4 - L, fifty; C, one hundred; D, five hundred ; M, one thousand.

Page 235 - Multiply all the numerators together for a new numerator, and all the denominators together for a new denominator.

Page 174 - Fellowship with time, is when the stocks of partners are continued unequal times. RULE. — Multiply each man's stock by the time it was continued in trade. Then, As the whole sum of the products is to the whole gain or loss, so is each man's particular product to his particular share of the loss or gain.* EXAMPLES.

Page 229 - To reduce an improper fraction to a whole or mixed number. RULE. Divide the numerator by the denominator, and the quotient will be the whole or mixed number sought.