A System of Arithmetic, with the principles of logarithms; compiled for Merchant Taylors' School
Smith, Elder & Company, 1844 - 176 pages
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3d term acres added amount Answer arithmetical BILL Bought Bring bushels calculate carry Cent Cheese ciphers common denominator common difference COMPOUND contained cost cube decimal Ditto Divide dividend Division divisor dozen dwts ells equal Example EXERCISES extremes farthings feet figures five four fraction gain gallons geometrical give given number greater gross guineas hhds hundred inches Interest least term less logarithms lowest mean MEASURE method miles millions months Multiply number of terms ounce paid pair pence penny persons pieces pint pounds progression Proof proper Proportion quantity Quarter quotient Reduce remainder Required RULE seven share shillings sold square root Stock subtract Sugar TABLE taken third thousand tons units weeks weight Wine yards
Page 21 - SQUARE MEASURE 144 square inches (sq. in.) = 1 square foot (sq. ft.) 9 square feet = 1 square yard (sq. yd.) 30j square yards = 1 square rod (sq.
Page 53 - Then multiply the second and third terms together, and divide the product by the first term: the quotient will be the fourth term, or answer.
Page 86 - Reduce compound fractions to simple ones, and mixt numbers to improper fractions ; then multiply the numerators together for a new numerator, and the denominators for. a new denominator.
Page 24 - Thirty Days hath September, April, June and November ; February hath Twenty-eight alone, And all the rest have Thirty-one ; Except in Leap Year, — then's the time February's Days are Twenty-nine.
Page 75 - Rule. — Divide the numerator by the denominator, the quotient will be the whole number...
Page 63 - If a footman travel 130 miles in 3 days, when the days are 12 hours long ; in how many days, of 10 hours each, may he travel 360 miles ? Ans. 9|f days. 5. If 120 bushels of corn can serve 14 horses 56 days, how many days will 94 bushels serve 6 horses?
Page 132 - Half the Product of the common Difference, multiplied by the Number of Terms less one, gives*the first Term.
Page 101 - Sir," said I, after puzzling a long time over "more requiring more and less requiring less" — "will you tell me why I sometimes multiply the second and third terms together and divide by the first — and at other times multiply the first and second and divide by the third?" "Why, because more requires more sometimes, and sometimes it requires less — to be sure. Haven't you read the rule, my boy?" " Yes, sir, I can repeat the rule, but I don't understand it.
Page 3 - Roman notation employs seven capital letters, viz. : I, for one ; V, for five ; X, for ten ; L, for fifty ; C, for one hundred ; D, for five hundred ; M, for one thousand. The...
Page 134 - ... number of terms, the product of the extremes is equal to the product of any two...