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Practical Arithmetic: Uniting the Inductive with the Synthetic Mode of ...
James Bates Thomson
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Page 227 - If the payment be less than the interest, the surplus of interest must not be taken to augment the principal ; but interest continues on the former principal until the period when the payments, taken together, exceed the interest due, and then the surplus is to be applied towards discharging the principal ; and interest is to be computed on the balance, as aforesaid)
Page 139 - Weight is used in weighing groceries and all coarse articles ; as sugar, tea, coffee, butter, cheese, flour, hay, &c., and all metals except gold and silver. 16 drams (dr.) make 1 ounce, marked oz. 16 ounces " 1 pound, " Ib. 25 pounds " 1 quarter, " qr. 4 quarters " 1 hundred weight, cwt. 20 hundred weight
Page 147 - Thirty days hath September, April, June, and November ; February twenty-eight alone, All the rest have thirty-one ; Except in Leap year, then is the time, When February has twenty-nine.
Page 131 - If the given fractions have a common denominator, divide the numerator of the dividend by the numerator of the divisor. II. When the fractions have not a common denominator, invert the divisor, and proceed as in multiplication of fractions.
Page 110 - To reduce a mixed number to an improper fraction. Multiply the whole number by the denominator of the fraction ; to the product add the given numerator. The sum placed over the given denominator, will form the improper fraction required.
Page 113 - Multiply each numerator into all the denominators except its own for a new numerator, and all the denominators together for a common denominator.
Page 325 - ... and to the remainder bring down the next period for a dividend. 3. Place the double of the root already found, on the left hand of the dividend for a divisor. 4. Seek how often the divisor is contained...