## The Scholar's Guide to Arithmetic: Being a Collection of the Most Useful Rules ... to which is Added, a Short Treatise on Mensuration of Planes and Solids; with a Sufficient Number of Practical Questions at the End of Each Rule. Designed for the Use of Schools |

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Page 105 - EF, or his certain attorney, his executors, administrators, or assigns, to which payment, well and truly to be made, I bind myself, my heirs, executors and administrators, firmly by these presents.

Page 6 - That the proportional value of gold to silver, in all coins which shall by law be current as money within the United States, shall be as fifteen to one, according to quantity in weight, of pure gold or pure silver ; that is to say, every fifteen pounds weight of pure silver shall be of equal value in all payments, with one pound weight of pure gold, and so in proportion as to any greater or less quantities of the respective metals.

Page 77 - Given the first term, last term, and common difference, to find the number of terms. RULE. — Divide the difference of the extremes by the common difference, and the quotient increased by 1 is the number of terms.

Page 78 - The first term, the last term (or the extremes) and the ratio given, to find the sum of the series. RULE. Multiply the last term by the ratio, and from the product subtract the first term...

Page 40 - If 30 men can perform a piece of work in 1 1 days, how many men will accomplish another piece of work, 4 times as large, in a fifth part of the time ? Ans. 600.

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Page 14 - Place the numbers so that those of the same denomination may stand directly under each other.

Page 51 - Is when the several shares of stock are continued in trade an equal term of time. RULE. As the whole stock is to the whole gain or loss : so is each man's particular stock, to his particular share of the gain or loss.

Page 96 - A man, being asked how many sheep he had in his drove, said, if he had as many more, half as many more, and 7 sheep and a half, he should have 20 ; how many had he ? Ans. 5.

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