The Federal Arithmetic: Or, a Compendium of the Most Useful Rules of that Science, Adapted to the Currency of the United States, for the Use of Schools and Private Persons

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George Hough, 1808 - Arithmetic - 152 pages
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Page 109 - Multiply each payment by its term of credit, and divide the sum of the products by the sum of the payments ; the quotient will be the average term of credit.
Page 74 - Or when the third term is greater than the first, and requires the fourth term to be less than...
Page 74 - ... for the second term, and the other for the first. III. finally, multiply the second and third terms together, divide the product by the first, and the quotient will be the answer in the same denomination as the third term.
Page 89 - As the sum of the several products, Is to the whole gain or loss ; So is each man's particular product, To his particular share of the gain or loss.
Page 138 - A single, simple, or proper fraction, is when the numerator is less than the denominator, as 4 3 | -|f , &c.
Page 46 - ... therefore, divide as in whole numbers, and, from the right hand of the quotient, point off so many places for decimals, as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor.
Page 111 - Subtract the original principal from the last amount, and the remainder will be the Compound Interest. EXAMPLES.
Page 84 - ... multiply the first, second and last terms together for a dividend, and the other two for a divisor ; and the quotient will be the answer.
Page 148 - Reduce compound fractions to simple ones, and mixt numbers to improper fractions ; then multiply the numerators together for a new numerator, and the denominators for. a new denominator.
Page 84 - State the question, by placing the three conditional terms in such order that that number which is the cause of gain, loss, or action, may possess the first place ; that which denotes space of time, or distance of place, the second ; and that which is the gain, loss, or action, the third.

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