Arithmetic, Oral and Written, Practically Applied by Means of Suggestive Questions

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Crocker & Brewster, 1854 - Arithmetic - 348 pages
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Page 181 - The square of the hypothenuse is equal to the sum of the squares of the other two sides ; as, 5033 402+302.
Page 108 - XX, Twenty. XXX, Thirty. XL, Forty. L, Fifty. LX, Sixty. LXX, Seventy. LXXX, Eighty. XC, Ninety. C, One hundred.
Page 221 - If 8 men can build a wall 20 feet long, 6 feet high and 4 feet thick, in 12 days ; in what time...
Page 253 - We have seen that multiplying by a whole number, is taking the multiplicand as many times as there are units in the multiplier.
Page 55 - The number to be divided is called the dividend. The number by which we divide is called the divisor.
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Page 265 - If a staff 4 feet long cast a shade (on level ground) 7 feet long, what is the height of a steeple whose shade at the same time is 198 feet? Ans.
Page 29 - ... 9. A man bought a horse for forty-five dollars and paid fifteen dollars for keeping him ; he let him enough to receive twenty dollars ; and then sold him for fortythree dollars ; did he gain or lose by the bargain ? and how much ? SECTION II.
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Page 329 - DISCOUNT is an allowance made for the payment of money before it is due. The present worth of a debt payable at some future time, without interest, is such a sum of money as will, in the given time, amount to the debt.

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