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, 1820 - Arithmetic - 224 pages
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acres added addition amount answer Arithmetic bushels called carry cast cents Change column common compound contained contents continued cube currency cyphers decimal demand denomination diameter Direct divide dividend Division divisor dollars Dolls double equal EXAMPLES 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 OPERATION paid payment pence period 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 standing subtract SUPPLEMENT Suppose TABLE tens term thing third thousand units weight whole write yards cost
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Page 191 - If the errors are unlike. divide the sum of the products by the sum of the errors, and the quotient will be the answer.
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Page 186 - ALLIGATION ALTERNATE is the method of finding what quantity of any number of simples, 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. RULE. 1. Write the rates of the simples' in a column under each other.
Page 64 - ... 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 67 - Write the given numbers perpendicularly under each other for dividends, proceeding orderly from the least to the greatest; opposite to each dividend on the LEFT hand, place such a number for a divisor, as will bring it to the next superior name, and draw a line between them.