## Daboll's Schoolmaster's Assistant: Improved and Enlarged. Being a Plain Practical System of Arithmetic: Adapted to the United States |

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Page 183 - RULE. 1 . Separate the given number into periods of three figures each, by putting a point over the unit figure and every third figure bejond the place of units. 2. Find the greatest cube in the left hand period, and put its root in the quotient. 3.

Page 180 - Find the greatest square number in the first or left hand period, place the root of it at the right hand of the given number, (after the manner of a quotient in division...

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Page 224 - The length, breadth and depth of any square box being given, to find how many bushels it will contain. RULE. Multiply the length by the breadth, and that product by the depth, divide the last product by 2150,425 the solid inches in a statute bushel, and the quotient will be the answer. EXAMPLE. There is a square...

Page 28 - TEACHETII to increase or repeat the greater of two numbers given, as often as there are units in the less, or multiplying number ; hence it performs the work of many additions in the most compendious manner. The number to be multiplied is called the multiplicand. The number you multiply by, is called the multiplier. The number found from the operation, is called the product.

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Page 162 - RULE. Multiply the numerator by the parts in the next inferior denomination, and divide the product by the denominator : and if any thing remains, multiply it by the next inferior denomination, and divide by the denominator as before, and so on as far as necessary, and the quotient will be the answer.

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Page 75 - To find the value of a fraction in the known parts of the integer, as to coin, weight, measure, &c. RULE. Multiply the numerator by the common parts of the integer, and divide by the denominator, &c.

Page 218 - To measure a parallelogram, or long square. RULE. Multiply the length by the breadth, and the product will be the area, or superficial content.