# Burnham's Arithmetic, Revised: A New System of Arithmetic, on an Improved Plan: Embracing the Rules of Three, Single and Double, Direct and Inverse ... and All Proportional Questions in One Rule Applicable to the Whole, the Process Greatly Simplified and Abridged

Benjamin B. Mussey, 1857 - Arithmetic - 312 pages
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### Contents

 Notation 11 Addition and Subtraction 27 Short Division 39 Multiplication and Division 49 Common or Vulgar Fractions 60 To reduce a Fraction to its Lowest 66 Division of Fractions by Whole Num 72 64 83
 Ratio and Proportion 149 Direct Proportion 156 Compound Proportion 169 Supplement to Proportion 176 Bills of Exchange 185 Interest by Cancelling 196 Commission Brokerage and Insurance 202 Bank Discount 208

 How Decimal Fractions are produced 92 Federal Money 100 Compound Numbers 106 Tables of Compound Numbers 112 Reduction of Fractions 118 To reduce Integers of different Denomi 127 Compound Subtraction 133 Supplement to Compound Numbers 142
 Barter 214 197 227 Tonnage of Vessels 286 Mathematical Problems 292 Philosophical Problems 298 Of Balls and Shells 304 123 321 284 322

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