The Tutor's Assistant, Or Comic Figures of Arithmetic

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J. and F. Harwood, 1843 - Arithmetic - 128 pages
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Page 27 - By comparing the number of grains in the Avoirdupois and Troy pound and ounce respectively, it appears that the Troy pound is less than the Avoirdupois, in the proportion of 14 to 17 nearly ; but the Troy ounce is greater than the Avoirdupois, in the proportion of 79 to 72 nearly.
Page xiv - 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...
Page 123 - DECIMALLY. 1. Under the multiplicand write the corresponding denominations of the multiplier. 2. Multiply each term in the multiplicand...
Page 13 - ... any number divided by 9, will leave the same remainder as the sum of its figures or digit: divided by 9 ;" which may bt demonstrated in this manner.
Page 43 - Days in each Month. Thirty days hath September, April, June, and November ; February hath twenty-eight alone, All the rest have thirty and one ; Except leap-year, and then's the time February's days are twenty-nine.
Page 110 - Tare is an allowance made to the buyer for the weight of the box, barrel, or bag, &c. which contains the goods bought, and is either at so much per box, &c., at so much per cwt., or at so much in the gross weight.
Page 7 - ... the less number under the greater, in the same manner as in Addition, that is, units under units, tens under tens, and so on ; and draw a line below them. — Begin at the...
Page xv - Here any figure in the first place, reckoning from right to left, denotes only its simple value ; but that in the second place, denotes ten times its simple value ; and that in the third place a hundred times its simple value ; and so on ; the value of any successive place being always ten times its former value.
Page 123 - Do the same with the seconds in the multiplier, setting the result of each term two places to the right hand of those in the multiplicand, &c.
Page 91 - ... multiply the second and third terms together, and divide the product by the first; the...

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