The Scholar's Arithmetic; Or, Federal Accountant...: The Whole in a Form and Method Altogether New, for the Ease of the Master and the Greater Progress of the Scholar
J. Prentiss, 1825 - Arithmetic - 224 pages
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acres added addition amount answer Arithmetic bushels called carry cast cents column common compound contained contents continued cube currency cyphers decimal demand denomination diameter direct divide dividend Division divisor dollars Dolls double equal EXAMPLES express farthings Federal Money feet figure four fourth fraction gain gallons give given given number greater half hundred inches interest kind left hand length less loss manner measure method miles mills months multiplicand multiply Note OPERATION payment pence period persons pounds principal proceed PROOF proportion quantity question quotient received Reduce remainder right hand root RULE Rule of Three scholar share shew shillings side simple solid sought square subtract Suppose TABLE tens term thing third thousand units weight whole write yards cost yards of cloth
Page 212 - Dickinson, his heirs and assigns forever, against the lawful claims and demands of all persons.
Page 214 - God for the same do make and publish this my last will and testament in manner and form following (that is to say...
Page 217 - RULE. Multiply all the numerators together for a new numerator, and all the denominators for a new denominator: then reduce the new fraction to its lowest terms.
Page 214 - ... taverns, ale-houses, or places of gaming, he shall not haunt or frequent : From the service of his said master he shall not absent himself; but in all things and at all times, he shall carry and behave himself as a good and faithful apprentice ought, during the whole time or term aforesaid.
Page 210 - EF or his certain attorney, his executors, administrators or assigns, to which payment, well and truly to be made, I bind myself, my heirs, executors and administrators, firmly by these presents; Sealed with my seal.
Page 207 - A and B cleared, by an adventure at sea, 45 guineas, which was 35 £. per cent. upon the money advanced, and with which they agreed to purchase a genteel horse and carriage, whereof they were to have the use in proportion to the sums adventured, which was found to be 11 to A, as often as 8 to B ; what money did each adventure ? Ans. A 104£. 4 s. 2-$ d., B 75£. 15s. 9/F d. 141. Tubes may be made of gold, weighing not morę than at the rate of 16^6 of a grain per foot?
Page 206 - There is an island 20 miles in circumference, and three men start together to travel the same way about it...
Page 199 - The present worth of any sum or debt, due some time hence, ifl such a sum, as if put to interest, would in that time and at the rate per cent, for which the discount is to be made, amount to the sum or debt then due.
Page 72 - ... from the right hand of the quotient, point off so many places for decimals, as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor.
Page 165 - Separate the given number into periods of three figures each, by putting a point over the unit figure, and every third figure beyond the place of units.