Porter's New System of Mathematics: With the Addition of a Complete Ready Reckoner, for the Use of Farmers, Mechanics, &c

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William H. Colyer, 1841 - Arithmetic - 192 pages
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Page 26 - TABLE. 10 Mills (m.) = 1 Cent . . ct. 10 Cents = 1 Dime . . d. 10 Dimes = 1 Dollar . $. 10 Dollars = 1 Eagle . E.
Page 18 - Multiply the integer of the quotient by the divisor, and to the product add the remainder, if any ; and the result will equal the dividend, if the work is right.
Page 27 - Measure. 3 barley corns (bc) make 1 inch, marked in. 12 inches, 1 foot, ft. 3 feet, 1 yard, yd. 5^ yards, 1 rod, pole, or perch.
Page 29 - RULE.* 1. Place the numbers so that those of the same denomination may stand directly under each other.
Page 5 - Place the subtrahend or less number, under the minuend or greater, and subtract units from units, tens from tens, and so on. If any figure of the subtrahend be greater than the corresponding one of the minuend, borrow ten...

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