## Conversations on Arithmetic, with Demonstrations to Each Rule |

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Page 153 - EF or his certain attorney, his executors, administrators or assigns, to which payment, well and truly to be made, I bind myself, my heirs, executors and administrators, firmly by these presents ; Sealed with my seal.

Page 37 - To change a mixed number to an improper fraction, multiply the whole number by the denominator of the fraction and add the numerator.

Page 118 - RULE.—Multiply each payment by the time at which it is due; then divide the sum of the products by the sum of the payments, and the quotient will be the equated time.* • , EXAMPLES.

Page 126 - Distinguish the given number into periods of two figures each, by putting a point over the place of units, another 'over the place of hundreds, and so on, which points show the number of figures the root will consist of. 2. Find the greatest square number in the first or left hand period...

Page 155 - SP his heirs, and assigns, a certain tract and parcel of land, bounded as follows, viz. [Here insert the bounds, together with all the privileges and appurtenances thereunto belonging.'} To have and to hold the same unto the said SP his heirs and assigns, to his and their use and behoof for ever.

Page 109 - If 248 men, in 5 days, of 11 hours each, can dig a trench 230 yards long, 3 wide, and 2 deep, in how many days, of 9 hours each, will 24 men dig a trench 420 yards long, 5 wide, and 3 deep ? Here the number of days, in which the proposed work can be done, depends on five circumstances, viz.

Page 127 - Double the figures already found in the root for a new divisor, (or, bring down your last divisor for a new one, doubling the right hand figure of it,) and from these find the next figure in the root, as last directed, and continue the operation in the same manner, till you have brought down all the periods.

Page 131 - Multiply the divisor, thus augmented, by the last figure of the root, and subtract the product from the dividend, and to the remainder bring down the next period for a new dividend.

Page 156 - Lord eighteen hundred and , with lawful interest for the same until paid, then this deed, as also a certain bond [or note, as the case may be] bearing even date with these presents given by me to the said RS conditioned t...

Page 107 - A and B depart from the same, place and travel the same road ; but A goes 5 days before B, at the rate of 15 miles a day . B follows at the rate of 20 miles a . day } what distance must he travel to overtake A ? Ans. 300 miles RULE OF THREE INVERSE.