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

Alden, Beardsley & Company, 1854 - Arithmetic - 310 pages

### Contents

 CHAPTER 9 Roman Notation 15 Subtraction 27 Multiplication 36 Division 45 Long Division 52 CHAPTER IV 63 To find the least common multiple 70
 Multiplication of Denominate Numbers 135 Reduction ascending 143 Examples in Percentage 150 Profit and Loss 158 Interest 164 A method of Calculating Interest at 6 per cent 172 Discount 179 Compound Interest 187

 FRACTIONS 78 To reduce fractions to equivalent fractions having the least com 84 Multiplication of Fractions 91 CHAPTER VI 99 Multiplication of Decimals 105 Federal Money 111 CHAPTER VIII 119 Square Measure 122 Miscellaneous table 128
 Definitions c 220 Product of the extremes equal to the product of the means 227 CHAPTER XIII 237 CHAPTER XIV 250 Extraction of Square Root 260 Extraction of Cube Root 269 CHAPTER XV 284 Miscellaneous examples 290 APPENDIX 303

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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.