## The Complete Arithmetic: Oral and Written"Furnish a text-book on the subject of arithmetic, complete not only as a treatise, but as a comprehensive manual for the class-room and therefore embodying every necessary form of illustration and exercise, both oral and written." -- Preface. |

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acre amount ANALYSIS average balance bank barrels base bill bought bushels called cents Change commission common compound contains cost cube cubic decimal denominator diameter difference discount divided dividend divisible divisor dollars equal equated exchange expressed extremes factors feet figure Find flour foot fraction gain gallons given gold Hence hundred inches interest invested land length less loss mean measure month Multiply number of terms OPERATION ORAL paid payment period person pound premium principal proceeds profit proportional quotient ratio received Reduce remainder result rods root Rule selling share side simple sold square subtract surface TABLE tens third thousand units volume weight whole wide worth write WRITTEN EXERCISES yards

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Page 355 - Thirty days after sight of this first of exchange (second and third of the same tenor and date unpaid...

Page 93 - Divide the product of the remaining factors of the dividend by the product of the remaining factors of the divisor, and the result will be the quotient.

Page 461 - A circle is a plane figure bounded by a curved line, called the circumference, every point of which is equally distant from a point within called the center.

Page 192 - Dry Measure 2 pints (pt.) =1 quart (qt.) 8 quarts = 1 peck (pk.) 4 pecks = 1 bushel (bu.) 2150.42 cu.

Page 354 - The Par of Exchange is the estimated value of the coins of one country as compared with those of another. It is either intrinsic or commercial. 1. The Intrinsic Par of Exchange is the comparative value of the coins of different countries, according to their weight and purity. 2. The Commercial Par of Exchange is the comparative value of the coins of different countries, according to their market price. 698. The Course or Rate of Exchange is the current price paid in one place for bills of exchange...

Page 357 - That the value of foreign coin as expressed in the money of account of the United States shall be that of the pure metal of such coin of standard value; and the values of the standard coins in circulation of the various nations of the world shall be estimated quarterly by the Director of the Mint and be proclaimed by the Secretary of the Treasury quarterly on the 1st day of January, April, July, and October in each year.

Page 399 - If it take 13500 bricks to build a wall 200 ft. long, 20 ft. high, and 16 in. thick, each brick being 8 in. long, 4 in. wide, and 2 in. thick, how many bricks 10 in.

Page 202 - COUNTING. 12 units or things make 1 dozen. 12 dozen " 1 gross. 12 gross " 1 great gross. 20 units

Page 457 - RULE. — From half the sum of the three sides, subtract each side separately; multiply the half -sum and the three remainders together; the square root of the product is the area.

Page 388 - Four quantities are in proportion when the ratio of the first to the second is equal to the ratio of the third to the fourth.