# The Western Arithmetic: Or, Pennsylvania and Ohio Accomptant: Being a Plain Practical Treatise, with a Complete System of Mensuration

Cook and Schoyer, 1835 - Arithmetic - 250 pages

### Contents

 CONTENTS 7 Cube Root 13 Simple Addition 14 Questions to exercise Subtraction 25 Practice 22 Questions to exercise Division 33 Division of divers denominations 39 A Tailors account 48 The Rule of Three Direct 58
 Geometrical Progression 129 Exchange 137 Square Root 148 Duodecimals 159 Of Irregular Figures 165 Addition of Decimal Fractions 171 Mensuration of Solids 174 Inverse 196

 Contracted Multiplication 74 41 102 48 115
 174 206 178 220

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Page 65 - Operations with Fractions A) To change a mixed number to an improper fraction, simply multiply the whole number by the denominator of the fraction and add the numerator.
Page 109 - But if any payment be made before one year's interest hath accrued, then compute the 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...
Page 153 - 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 74 - Multiply all the numerators together for a new numerator, and all the denominators together for a new denominator.
Page 127 - PROBLEM II. • The first term, the last term, and the number of terms given, to find the common difference. RULE. Divide the difference of the extremes by the number o.
Page 206 - ... as the diameter of the axle is to the diameter of the wheel, so is the power applied to the wheel, to the weight suspended by the axle.
Page 63 - If 8 men can build a wall 20 feet long, 6 feet high and 4 feet thick, in 12 days ; in what time...
Page 141 - 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 11 - APOTHECARIES' WEIGHT 20 grains = 1 scruple. 3 scruples = 1 dram. 8 drams = 1 ounce. 12 ounces = 1 pound.
Page 111 - ... amount of the second, and so on for any number of years required. Subtract the original principal from the last amount, and the remainder will be the Compound Interest for the whole time.