## The Common-school Arithmetic: Designed for Learners of Every Class; and Particularly for Those who are Desirous of Acquiring a Thorough Knowledge of Practical Mathematics |

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7fur acres added amount annuity arithmetical Avoirdupois barrels of flour bought broadcloth bushel called cancelling cent column commencing common difference composite number compound interest COMPOUND NUMBERS contained cost cube root cubic decimal discount Divide dividend division dollars drams dreds Dry Measure equivalent feet find the number following examples following numbers gain gallons given number greatest common divisor hogsheads hundreds hundredths least common multiple Measure miles million mills minuend mixed number months Multiply naughts number of terms number of things obtain ounces par value pence pints pounds present worth prime factors prime numbers PUPIL quantity quarts quotient ratio Reduce remainder rods sandths sell sextillion shillings simple fractions square root subtract subtrahend ten-thousandths tens tenths thou thousands thousandths tons Troy Weight units weight whole numbers Write yards

### Popular passages

Page 114 - 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.

Page 256 - EF, or his certain attorney, his executors, administrators, or assigns, to which payment, well and truly to be made, I bind myself, my heirs, executors and administrators, firmly by these presents.

Page 171 - The first and fourth terms of a proportion are called the extremes, and the second and third terms, the means. Thus, in the foregoing proportion, 8 and 3 are the extremes and 4 and 6 are the means.

Page 93 - RULE. Multiply all the numerators together for a new numerator, and all the denominators for a new denominator: then reduce the new fraction to its lowest terms.

Page 212 - RULE. — Divide the given sum by the amount of $1 for the given time and rate, and the quotient will be the present worth, and the remainder will be the discount.

Page 200 - Multiply the true divisor by the last root figure, subtract the product from the dividend, and to the remainder annex the next period for a new dividend.

Page 256 - The Condition of this Obligation is such, That if the above bounden his heirs, executors, administrators, or any of them shall and do well and truly pay...

Page 212 - Divide the given sum by the amount of $1 for the given time, and the quotient will be the PRESENT WORTH.

Page 203 - Progression, any three of them being given, the other two may be found, viz : — 4. 1. The first term. 2. The last term. 3. The number of terms 4 The sum of all the terms.

Page 102 - Subtract the numerator of the subtrahend from the numerator of the minuend, and place the difference over the common denominator.