# Arithmetic: Being a Sequel to First Lessons in Arithmetic

Cummings and Hilliard, 1824 - Arithmetic - 267 pages

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Page 26 - ENGLISH MONEY. 4 farthings (qr.) make 1 penny, marked d. 12 pence 1 shilling s. 20 shillings 1 pound £ 21 shillings 1 guinea.
Page 199 - By examining the above examples, it will be found that this purpose is effected, by multiplying the numerator of the dividend, by the denominator of the divisor, and the denominator of the dividend by the numerator of the divisor.
Page 8 - What cost 794 barrels of flour at 9 dollars a barrel ? 11. There is an orchard consisting of 9 rows of trees, and there are 57 trees in each row. How many trees are there in the orchard. 12. A man bought 8 pieces of cloth, each piece containing 38 yards, at 7 dollars a yard. How many yards were there, and what did he give for the whole ? 13.
Page 85 - A pile of wood 8 feet long, 4 feet wide, and 4 feet high, or in any other form containing an equal quantity, ii nailed a cord of wood.
Page 15 - A at the rate of 38 miles in a day, and B at the rate of 42 miles a day. How far apart will they be at the end of the first day ? How far at the end of 15 days ! 9.
Page ii - District Clerk's Office. BE IT REMEMBERED, That on the seventh day of May, AD 1828, in the fifty-second year of the Independence of the UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, SG Goodrich, of the said District, has deposited in this office the...
Page 17 - AVOIRDUPOIS WEIGHT. 16 drams (dr.) make 1 ounce, marked oz. 16 ounces 1 pound Ib. 28 pounds 1 quarter qr. 4 quarters 1 hundred weight cwt. 20 hundred weight 1 ton T.
Page 186 - It appears from the above reasoning, that if both the numerator and denominator of any fraction be multiplied by the same number, the value of the fraction will remain the same.
Page 14 - ... 5. If 70 men can do a piece of work in 83 days, how many men will it take to do it in one day ? 6.
Page 213 - It is evident from what we have seen in adding and subtracting decimals, that in this case there must be as many decimal places in the product, as there are in the multiplicand. It may perhaps be more satisfactory if we analyze it.