## A Practical and Theoretical Arithmetic: Designed for the Use of Schools and Academies |

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12 days 24 days amount arithmetical arithmetical progression bushels called cents per bushel cents per pound ciphers column compound interest contained cost cube root decimal fraction DENOMINATE NUMBERS discount divide division dollars per acre duodecimal equal equivalent fractions EXAMPLES Extract the square feet long feet wide find the sum following RULE gain gallons geometrical progression given number greatest common measure Hence hundred improper fraction kind least common denominator least common multiple length merchant miles per hour minuend mixed number months multiplicand Multiply number of days number of decimal number of square number of terms obtain partial dividend payment prime factors principal purchased quantity quotient rate per cent rectangle Reduce remainder represented by Figure rods sell shillings sold solid square feet square root subtract subtrahend tens thousand trial divisor true divisor whole numbers width yards of cloth

### Popular passages

Page 184 - The rule for casting interest, when partial payments have been made, is to apply the payment, in the first place, to the discharge of the interest then due. If the payment exceeds the interest, the surplus goes towards discharging the principal, and the subsequent interest is to be computed on the balance of principal remaining due.

Page 9 - Los números cardinales 0: zero 1: one 2: two 3: three 4: four 5: five 6: six 7: seven 8: eight 9: nine 10: ten 11: eleven 12: twelve 13: thirteen 14: fourteen 15: fifteen 16: sixteen 17: seventeen 18: eighteen 19: nineteen 20: twenty...

Page 190 - ... 3 per cent. ? 4£ per cent. ? 5 per cent. ? 6 per cent. ? 7 per cent. ? 7£ per cent. ? 8 per cent.?

Page 111 - TABLE. 10 Mills (m.) = 1 Cent . . ct. 10 Cents = 1 Dime . . d. 10 Dimes = 1 Dollar . $. 10 Dollars = 1 Eagle . E.

Page 119 - Britain. 4 farthings (qr. or far.") make 1 penny, marked d. 12 pence " 1 shilling, " s. 20 shillings " 1 pound, or sovereign, £. 21 shillings

Page 270 - The cube of a number consisting of TENS and UNITS is equal to the cube of the tens...

Page 214 - A hare starts 40 yards before a grey-hound, and is not perceived by him till she has been up 40 seconds : she scuds away at the rate of ten miles an hour, and the dog, on view...

Page 107 - Remove the decimal point as many places to the right as there are ciphers in the multiplier.

Page 82 - Divide the numerator by the denominator, and the quotient will be the whole, or mixed number required.

Page 108 - RULE. Divide as in whole numbers, and from the right hand of the quotient point off as many places for decimals as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor.