# 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

 Addition 15 Subtraction 17 Multiplication 25 Division 31 Application of the preceding Rules 35 Tables of Money Weights and Measures 36 United States Money 43 Compound Addition 49
 Multiplication of Decimals 111 Division of Decimals 113 Reduction of Decimals 114 Exercises in Decimals 117 Simple Interest 119 Partial Payments 126 Commission and Brokerage 128 Insurance and Policies 36 129

 Compound Subtraction 51 Exercises in Compound Addition and Subtraction 53 Reduction 13 Reduction Descending 57 Reduction Ascending 15 60 Miscellaneous 61 Compound Multiplication 65 Compound Division 69 Bills 73 Fractions 84 Vulgar Fractions 91 Addition of Vulgar Fractions 92 Subtraction of Vulgar Fractions 94 Multiplication of Vulgar Fractions 98 Division of Vulgar Fractions 102 Exercises in Vulgar Fractions 106 Decimal Fractions 108 Addition of Decimals 109 Subtraction of Decimals 110
 Stocks 38 Banking 130 Discount 131 Compound Interest 133 Equation of Payments 135 Proportion 139 Compound Proportion 143 Company Business 145 Double Fellowship 146 Duodecimals 148 Involution 150 Evolution or the Extraction of Roots 151 Extraction of the Cube Root 156 Geometrical Problems 159 Miscellaneous Questions PAGE 7 11 17 74 167 76 172 113 174 117 179 146 181

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