## The National Arithmetic on the Inductive System: Combining the Analytic and Synthetic Methods Forming a Complete Course of Higher Arithmetic |

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12 per cent acres added allowing amount annexed answer balance bank barrels becomes bill bought bushels called cent Change ciphers circle column common compound interest contain cords cost cube decimal denominator denoting diameter difference discount Divide dividend division divisor dollars equal EXAMPLES exchange expressed extremes factors feet figures fraction gain gallons give given Hence hundred inches interest least less loss mean measure miles mixed months Multiply NOTE number of terms obtain OPERATION paid payment periods places pounds premium present prime principal proceeds proportion purchased quantity quotient rate per cent ratio received Reduce remainder repetend result root RULE share shillings side simple sold square subtract taken tens term third thousand tons true units weight whole number worth write yards

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Page 320 - B. $380, to be paid as follows: $100 in 6 months, $120 in 7 months, and $160 in 10 months. What is the equated time for the payment of the whole ? Ans.

Page 44 - The Dividend is the number to be divided. The Divisor is the number by which we divide.

Page 44 - ... is divided. When the dividend does not contain the divisor an exact number of times, the excess is called a remainder, and may be regarded as a fourth term in the division.

Page 100 - LIQUID MEASURE 4 gills (gi.) = 1 pint (pt.) 2 pints = 1 quart (qt...

Page 320 - B $ 600, of which $ 200 is to be paid at the present time, 200 in 4 months, and 200 in 8 months ; what is the equated time for the payment of the whole ? Ans.

Page 158 - 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 427 - A Circle is a plane figure bounded by a curved line called a circumference, every point of which is equally distant from a point within called the centre.

Page 204 - To multiply a decimal by 10, 100, 1000, &c., remove the decimal point as many places to the right as there are ciphers in the multiplier ; and if there be not places enough in the number, annex ciphers.

Page 149 - The least common multiple of two or more numbers is the least number that- can be divided by each of them without a remainder ; thus 30 is the least common multiple of 10 and 15.

Page 105 - Thirty days hath September, April, June, and November ; And all the rest have thirty-one, Save February, which alone Hath twenty-eight ; and this, in fine, One year in four hath twenty-nine.