## The National Arithmetic, on the Inductive System: Combining the Analytic and Synthetic Methods, in which the Principles of Arithmetic are Explained in a Perspicuous and Familiar Manner; Containing Also Practical Systems of Mensuration, Guaging, Geometry, and Book-keeping; Forming a Complete Mercantile Arithmetic. Designed for Schools and Academies |

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acres amount annuity answer barrel bill Boston Bought breadth broadcloth bushels cash casks ciphers circle circumference composition compound interest contain cords cube root cubic Daniel Fox decimal diameter Divide dividend divisor dominical letter Ducat equal EXAMPLES farthings federal money feet long figure flour following RULE gain gallons given number Greenleaf Hampton Falls Haverhill Hence the following hogshead hundred improper fraction inches indorsement JF Jan least common multiple Leger length merchant miles mixed number months Multiply Murray's National Arithmetic NOTE number of terms OPERATION ounces payment pence pound cost present worth principal pupil quantity question quotient ratio received Reduce remainder repetend rix dollars rods Samuel SECTION Septillions shillings side sold square root subtract sugar Sundries thousand thousandths tons Undecillions United vulgar fraction weight whole numbers wine yards of cloth

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Page 261 - ... above the upper deck ; the breadth thereof at the broadest part above the main wales, half of which breadth shall be accounted the depth of such vessel, and...

Page 27 - Multiply the divisor, thus augmented, by the last figure of the root, and subtract the product from the dividend, and to the remainder bring down the next period for a new dividend.

Page 267 - As the distance between the body to be raised or balanced, and the fulcrum or prop, is to the distance between the prop and the point where the power is applied ; so is the power to the weight which it will balance.

Page 180 - Is when the several shares of stock are continued in trade an equal term of time. RULE. As the whole stock is to the whole gain or loss : so is each man's particular stock, to his particular share of the gain or loss.

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Page 248 - The circumference of every circle is supposed to be divided into 360 equal parts, called degrees ; and each degree into 60 equal parts, called minutes ; and each minute into 60 equal parts, called seconds ; and these into thirds, &c.

Page 36 - Thirty days hath September, April, June, and November ; All the rest have thirty-one, Except the second month alone, Which has but twenty-eight, in fine, Till leap year gives it twenty-nine.

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Page 7 - Los números cardinales 0: zero 1: one 2: two 3: three 4: four 5: five 6: six 7: seven 8: eight 9: nine 10: ten 11: eleven 12: twelve 13: thirteen 14: fourteen 15: fifteen 16: sixteen 17: seventeen 18: eighteen 19: nineteen 20: twenty...