# The Western Practical Arithmetic ...: Containing a Great Variety of Exercises, Particularly Adapted to the Currency of the United States: to which is Added a Short System of Book-keeping, Designed for the Use of Schools and Private Schools

E. Morgan & Company, 1851 - Arithmetic - 252 pages

### Contents

 Numeration 5 Simple Addition 12 Simple Multiplication 18 Addition of Federal Money 30 Division of Federal Money 37 Compound Addition 60 Compound Subtraction 66 Compound Multiplication 72
 Tare and Tret 109 Compound Interest 118 Equation of Payments 124 Fellowship 132 Addition of Vulgar Fractions 143 Decimal Fractions 149 Proportion in Decimals 155 Involution 167

 Compound Division 80 Simple Proportion 100
 Roots of All Powers 179 Appendix 189

### Popular passages

Page 53 - MONEY. 10 mills = 1 cent. 10 cents = 1 dime. 10 dimes = 1 dollar. 10 dollars = 1 eagle.
Page 51 - Thirty days hath September, April, June, and November, February hath twenty-eight alone, And all the rest have thirty-one ; Except in leap year, at which time February's days are twenty-nine.
Page 89 - 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 60 - Place the numbers so that those of the same denomination may stand directly under each other.
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.
Page 51 - TABLE. 60 seconds (sec.) make 1 minute, min. 60 minutes, " 1 hour, h. 24 hours, " 1 day, da. 7 days, " 1 week, wk. 365 days, " 1 common year, yr. 366 days, " 1 leap year, yr. 12 calendar months,
Page 161 - To find the circumference of a circle when the diameter is given, or the diameter when the circumference is given.
Page 176 - There is a cistern or vat of a cubical form which contains 1331 cubical feet: what are the length, breadth, and depth of it? Ans. each 1 1 feet.
Page 169 - Subtract the square number from the left hand period, and to the remainder bring down the next period for a dividend.
Page 162 - Railroad and transportation companies estimate light freight by the number of cubic feet it occupies ; but heavy freight is estimated...