# 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

A. Hutchinson, 1848 - Arithmetic - 277 pages
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### Contents

 MULTIPLICATION 41 Definitions and Signs 48 Miscellaneous Examples 54 Definitions and Signs 61 SECTION PAGE 63 Miscellaneous Examples 69 PRIME AND COMPOSITE NUMBERS 77 FRACTIONS 89
 Miscellaneous Examples 129 Stocks 135 Discount 147 AVERAGE 184 INVOLUTION AND EVOLUTION 193 PROGRESSION OR SERIES 202 MENSURATION 224 Useful Problems for making estimates 230

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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.