## A brief compendium of arithmetic |

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3qrs acres ADDITION aliquot Amount annum Answer ARITHMETIC Banco Bought bushel called carry cent cloth common Compound Interest continue cost crowns cube decimals denominator difference directed Divide dividend DIVISION divisor ells equal Examples exchange exercises expressed Facit farthings feet figure fourth fraction gain gallons given greater Gross guineas hand hundred inches integer Interest last term least less loss mean MEASURE miles mixed months Mult Multiply Neat NOTE pence penny pound pound sterling Principal Prob Problem proceed Proof proper quantity quarter quotient ratio Reduce remainder root RULE Rule of Three share shillings short sold square subtract Suppose Tare third THOUSANDS tion tons weeks weight whole numbers wine worth write yards

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Page 81 - ... and to the remainder bring down the next period for a dividend. 3. Place the double of the root already found, on the left hand of the dividend for a divisor. 4. Seek how often the divisor is contained...

Page 61 - To reduce fractions to a common denominator. RULE. Multiply each numerator into all the denominators except its own for a new numerator, and all the denominators together for a common denominator.

Page 61 - To reduce a mixed number to an improper fraction, — RULE : Multiply the whole number by the denominator of the fraction, to the product add the numerator, and write the result over the denominator.

Page 61 - RULE. Multiply all the numerators together for a new numerator, and all the denominators for a new denominator: then reduce the new fraction to its lowest terms.

Page 86 - Ans. £b 2s. 3. If 100 eggs were placed in a right line, exactly a yard asunder from one another, and the first a yard from a basket, what length of ground does that man go who gathers up these 100 eggs singly, returning with every egg to the basket to put it in I Ans.

Page 51 - RULE. 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 answer.

Page 86 - There is a cellar dug that is 12 feet every way, in length, breadth, and depth; how many solid feet of earth were taken out of it? Ans. 1728. 42. How many bricks 9 inches long and 4 inches wide, will pave a yard that is 20 feet square?

Page 84 - Hence, when we have given the first term, the ratio, and the number of terms, to find the last term, we have this RULE.

Page 81 - 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 30 - 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.