Call's Decimal Arithmetic: On a New and Improved Plan Throughout, Comprising Several New Methods of Computing Simple Intersts, Duodecimals, and a Great Improvement in Multiplication and Division...

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L. A. Fletcher, 1842 - Arithmetic - 192 pages
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Page 202 - 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 128 - But if any payments be made before one year's interest hath accrued, then compute the interest on the principal sum due on the obligation, for one year, add- it to the principal, and compute the interest on the sum paid, from the time it was paid up to the end of the year; add it to the sum paid, and deduct that sum from the principal and interest, added as above.* " "If any payments be made of a less sum than the interest arisen at the time of such payment, no interest is to be computed, but only...
Page 202 - D , his heirs, executors or administrators, do and shall well and truly pay or cause to be paid unto the said EF, his executors, administrators, or assigns, the said sum of &c.
Page 181 - A man was hired 50 days on these conditions. — that, for every day he worked, he should receive $ '75, and, for every day he was idle, he should forfeit $ '25 ; at the expiration of the time, he received $ 27'50 ; how many days did he work...
Page 128 - Compute the interest to the time of the first payment ; if that be one year or more from the time the interest commenced, add it to the principal, and deduct the payment from the sum total. If there be after payments made, compute the interest on the balance due to the next payment, and then deduct the payment as above ; and, in like manner, from one payment to another, till all the payments are absorbed ; provided the time between one payment and another be one year or more.
Page 179 - POSITION. POsITION is a method of performing such questions as cannot be resolved by the common direct rules, and is of two kinds, called single and double. SINGLE POSITION. SINGLE POsITION teaches us to resolve those questions, whose results are proportional to their suppositions.
Page 180 - If the errors are alike, divide the difference of the products by the difference of the errors, and the quotient will be the answer. 3. If the errors are unlike, divide the sum of the products by the sum of the errors, and the quotient will be the answer.
Page 35 - 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 51 - The original of all weights, used in England, was a grain or corn of wheat, gathered out of the middle of the ear ; and being well dried, 33 of them were to make one pennyweight, 20 pennyweights one ounce, and 12 ounces one pound. But, in later times, it Was thought sufficient to divide the same pennyweight into 24 equal parts, still called grains, being the least weight now in common use ; and from hence the rest are computed.
Page 13 - Los números cardinales 0: zero 1: one 2: two 3: three 4: four 5: five 6: six 7: seven 8: eight 9: nine 10: ten 11: eleven 12: twelve 13: thirteen 14: fourteen 15: fifteen 16: sixteen 17: seventeen 18: eighteen 19: nineteen 20: twenty...

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