## Practical and Mental Arithmetic on a New Plan: In which Mental Arithmetic is Combined with the Use of the Slate ... To which is Added a Practical System of Book Keeping |

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Page 116 - But if any payment be made before one year's interest hath accrued, then compute the interest on the principal sum due on the obligation for one year, add it to the principal, and compute the interest on the sum paid, from the time it was paid, up to the end of the year : add it to the sum paid, and deduct that sum from the principal and interest added as above...

Page 2 - An act supplementary to an act, entitled, ' An act for the encouragement of learning, by securing the copies of maps, charts, and books, to the authors and proprietors of such copies during the time therein mentioned,' and extending the benefits thereof to the arts of designing, engraving, and etching historical and other prints.

Page 116 - Compute the interest to the time of the first payment ; if that be one year or more from the time the interest commenced, add it to the principal, and deduct the payment from the sum total. If there be after payments made, compute the interest on the balance due, to the next payment, and then deduct the payment as above ; and in like manner from one payment to another till all the payments are absorbed ; provided the time between one payment and another be one year or more.

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Page 2 - Co. of the said district, have deposited in this office the title of a book, the right whereof they claim as proprietors, in the words following, to wit : " Tadeuskund, the Last King of the Lenape. An Historical Tale." In conformity to the Act of the Congress of the United States...

Page 138 - Reduce the given fraction to such a compound one, as will express the value of the given fraction, by comparing it with all the denominations between it and that denomination you would reduce it to ; lastly, reduce this compound fraction to a single one, by Case V.

Page 163 - IS the method of finding what quantity of e'ach of the ingredients, whose rates are given, will compose a mixture of a given rate; so that it is the reverse of alligation medial, and may be proved by it. CASE.

Page 39 - DIVISION is the process of finding how many times one number is contained in another.

Page 54 - DRY MEASURE 2 pints (pt.) = 1 quart (qt.) 8 quarts =1 peck (pk.) 4 pecks = 1 bushel (bu...

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