## Adams's New Arithmetic: Arithmetic, in which the Principles of Operating by Numbers are Analytically Explained, and Synthetically Applied ... : Designed for the Use of Schools and Academies in the United States |

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acres added addition amount answer apples barrels bought bushels called cents ciphers cloth column common compound consequently contained contents continue cost cube cubic currency decimal denominator diameter difference divided dividend division divisor dollars equal evident EXAMPLES FOR PRACTICE expressed factors feet figure foot four fourth fraction gain gallons give given greater half Hence horse hundred inches interest length less manner measure miles mills minutes mixed months multiply Note OPERATION oranges paid pence piece pounds present principal proportion quantity quarts question quotient ratio receive Reduce remainder reverse right hand rods root rule share shillings side simple sold solid square subtraction Supposing TABLE taken tens third units weight whole number worth write yards

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Page 2 - In conformity to the act of Congress of the United States, entitled, " An act for the encouragement of learning, by securing the copies of maps, charts and books, to the authors and proprietors of such copies, during the times therein mentioned ;

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Page 57 - The first seven letters of the alphabet, A, B, C, D, E, F, G, are used to mark the several days of the week, and they are...

Page 184 - 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 80 - To reduce a mixed number to an improper fraction, RULE. Multiply the whole number by the denominator of the fraction ; to the product add the numerator, and write the result over the denominator.

Page 236 - CD, his heirs, executors or administrators, do and shall well and truly pay or cause to be paid unto the said EP, his executors, administrators, or assigns, the said sum of &c. with legal interest of the same, on the said day of &c.

Page 104 - How does it appear, that in multiplying both terms of the fraction by the same number the value of the fraction is not altered ? 24.

Page 155 - This may be done, provided the terms be so placed, that the product of the extremes shall be equal to that of the means. 4. If 3 men perform a certain piece of work in 10 days, how long will it take 6 men to do the same ? The number of days in which 6 men will do the work being the term sought, the known terra of the same kind, viz.

Page 197 - Hence, to find the common difference, — Divide the difference of the extremes by the number of terms, less 1, and the quotient will be the common difference.

Page 48 - The denominations are pounds, ounces, pennyweights, and grains. TABLE. 24 grains (grs.) make 1 pennyweight, marked pwt. 20 pennyweights - - 1 ounce, ----- oz. 12 ounces - - - - 1 pound, ----- lb.