# The lady's practical arithmetician; or, Conversational arithmetic. [With] Key

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### Contents

 INTRODUCTION 9 Simple Addition 22 Simple Multiplication 33 Simple Division 44 Explanation of Characters and Terms used in Arith 57 Tables of Money Weights and Measures 84 Saxon Names of Days 94 Compound Addition 131
 Vulgar Fractions 235 DuoDecimals 276 Evolution or Square Root 283 Cube Root 297 Simple Interest 303 Compound Interest 310 Single Fellowship 318 Barter 326

 Compound Subtraction 144 Compound Multiplication 152 Compound Division 162 Reduction 169 Simple Proportion 185 Practice 211
 Equation of Payments 332 Exchange 339 144 345 Geometrical Progression 350 Recapitulatory Questions 357 152 363

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