Introduction to The National Arithmetic, on the Inductive System: Combining the Analytic and Synthetic Methods with the Cancelling System; in which the Principles of Arithmetic are Explained and Illustrated in a Familiar Manner. Designed for Common Schools

R. S. Davis, and Gould, Kendall, & Lincoln, 1844 - Arithmetic - 184 pages

Contents

 Numeration 8 Multiplication 25 Division 31 United States Money 43 Compound Addition 49 Reduction 57 Compound Multiplication 66 Bills 73
 Multiplication of Vulgar Fractions 98 Exercises in Vulgar Fractions 106 Division of Decimals 113 Partial Payments 126 Compound Interest 133 Proportion 139 Company Business 145 Evolution or the Extraction of Roots 151

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