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acres Addition aliquot allowance amount annum answer Avoirdupois barrels beer Bought brokerage bushels called carry cent Ciphers cloth commission consisting contains cost cubic denomination desire to know difference divide dividend DIVISION divisor dozen ells equal EXAMPLES farthings feet figure Firkin five four fourth gallons give given gold grains greater gross guineas hand hogsheads hundred Imperial gallons inches interest length less lower manner MEASURE miles millions months multiplicand Multiply nine ounce pecks pence person pieces pints Pipe poles pounds PRACTICE principal Proof Proportion quantity quarters quarts quotient receive reduce remainder requires RULE score shillings SIGNS silver sold solid Square standard subtract TABLE tare tens term third thousand tobacco tret units weeks weight whole wine worth yards
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 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.