Welch's Improved American Arithmetic: Adapted to the Currency of the United States : to which is Added a Concise Treatise on the Mensuration of Planes and Solids

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Sanborn, Sherborne & Company, 1841 - Arithmetic - 218 pages
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Page 104 - Then multiply the second and third terms together, and divide the product by the first term: the quotient will be the fourth term, or answer.
Page 214 - Thirty days after sight of this first of exchange (second and third of the same tenor and date unpaid...
Page 176 - A sphere is a solid bounded by a curved surface, every point of which is equally distant from a point within called the center.
Page 192 - RULE. — To the square of the bung diameter add the square of the head diameter ; multiply the sum by the length, and the product by .0014 for ale gallons, or by .0017 for wine gallons.
Page 163 - As 7 is to 22, so is the diameter to the circumference : or, as 22 is to 7, so is the circumference to the diameter.
Page 128 - Separate the given number into periods of two figures each, beginning at the right hand: the period on the left will often contain but one figure.
Page 47 - Multiplication; and denotes that all the numbers, between which it is placed, are to be multiplied together. Thus 9X9 signifies that 9 is to be multiplied by 9, or 9X9X9 must be multiplied.
Page 204 - A man driving his geese to market, was met by another, who said, good morrow, master, with your hundred geese ; says he, I have not a hundred ; but if I had half as many more as I now have, and two geese and a half, I should have a hundred ; how many had he ? /C s"~
Page 128 - Find the greatest square number in the first or left hand period, place the root of it at the right hand of the given number, (after the manner of a quotient in division...
Page 204 - What fraction is that, to the numerator of which if 1 be added, the value will be • ; but if 1 be adde.d to the denominator, its value will be | ? Let — denote the fraction.

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