Schoolmaster's Assistant: Improved and Enlarged, Being a Plain Practical System of Arithmetic, Adapted to the United States

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G.Tracy, 1843

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Page 178 - Find the greatest square number in the first or left hand period, place the root of it at the right hand of the given number, (after the manner of a quotient in division) for the first figure of the root, and...
Page 118 - ... 3. Multiply the second and third terms together, and divide their product by the first term , the quotient will be the answer to the question, in the same denomination you left the, second term in, which may be brought into anv other denomination required.
Page 138 - Multiply the principal by the rate per cent, and divide the product by 100 ; the quotient will be the answer.
Page 218 - To measure a parallelogram, or long square. RULE. Multiply the length by the breadth, and the product will be the area, or superficial content.
Page 126 - THE Rule of Three Inverse, teaches by having three numbers given to find a fourth, which shall have the same proportion to the second, as the first has to the third: If more requires more, or less requires less, the question belongs to the Rule of Three Direct.
Page 177 - To extract the square root, is only to find a number, which being multiplied into itself, shall produce the given number. RULE. 1. Distinguish the given number into periods of two...
Page 236 - CD &c. [Here insert the condition.] then this obligation to be void and of none effect ; otherwise to remain in full force and virtue. Signed, sealed, and delivered, \ in the presence of ) A BILL OF SALE.
Page 135 - Find the tare, which subtract from the gross, and -ģilt the remainder suttle. • 2. Divide the suttle by 26, and the quotient will be the trett, which subtract from the suttle, and the remainder will be the neat weight.
Page 224 - RULE. Multiply the length by the breadth, and that product by the depth, divide the last product by 2150,425 the solid inches in a statute bushel, and. the quotient will be the answer. EXAMPLE. There is a square...
Page 182 - Subtract the subtrahend from the dividend, and to the remainder bring down the next period for a new dividend, with which proceed as before, and so on, till the whole is completed.

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