## A New, Copious and Complete System of Arithmetic: For the Use of Schools and Counting Houses, in the United States of America, Or, Arithmetical Instructor, Containing a General Course of Mercantile Examples ... |

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acres added amount annuity answer Arithmetic bank bill breadth bushels calculated called column common difference contained cost cube cubic decimal denominator difference discount divide division divisor dollars double ducat ells English equal equations error EXAMPLES exchange feet figures formula four fourth fraction francs gain gallon give given gold greater half hand hence hundred inches insured interest last term length less logarithm manner mean MEASURE merchant method months Multiply NOTE number of terms Operation ounces paid payments pence piece pounds present worth principal PROBLEM proportion quantities quarters quotient rate per cent ratio Reduce remainder rials root RULE share shew shillings ship side simple square stand subtract Suppose taken theorem thing third units weight whole yards

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