The Tutor's Guide: Being a Complete System of Arithmetic; with Various Branches in the Mathematics ... To which is Added an Appendix. Containing Different Forms of Acquittances, Bills of Exchange, &c. &c. ...

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G. G. J. and J. Robinson, 1785 - Arithmetic - 325 pages

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Page 168 - Opposite to each dividend, on the left hand, place such a number for a divisor, as will bring it to the next superior denomination, and draw a line between them.
Page 67 - Prob. 30. Divide the number a into two such parts, that if the first is multiplied by m, and the second by n, the sum of the products shall be b.
Page 179 - To be 100 feet from th' top to th' ground ; Against the wall a ladder stood upright, Of the same length the castle was in height : •A. waggish youngster did the ladder slide (The bottom of it) 10 feet from the side ; ' Now I would know how far the top did fall, By pulling out the ladder from the wall t A 6 ini nearly 26.
Page 69 - ... 2. If the velocities of these bodies be equal, their forces will be directly as the quantities of matter contained in them, that is, as their weights. 3. If both the quantities of matter and the velocities be unequal, the forces, with which the bodies are moved, will be in a proportion compounded of their quantities of matter and velocities.
Page 130 - When first the marriage knot was tied Betwixt my wife and me, My age did hers as far exceed As three times three does three ; , But when ten years and half ten years We man and wife had been, Her age came up as near to mine As eight is to sixteen. Now tell me, I pray, What were our ages on the wedding-day...
Page 49 - ... number, if any, which was in this denomination before, then divide the sum as usual, and so on, till the whole is finished.
Page 302 - Walk of equal width half round He made, that took up half the ground : Ye skilful in geometry, Tell us how wide the walk must be.
Page 135 - A man is to receive 360 at 12 several payments, each to exceed the former by 4, and is willing to bestow the first payment on any one that can tell him what it is : what will that person have for his pains ? Ans.
Page 189 - A hare starts 40 yards before a grey-hound, and is not perceived by him till she has been up 40 seconds : she scuds away at the rate of...
Page 207 - Divide the given sum by the amount of $1 for the given time and rate, and the quotient will be the PRESENT WORTH. from the given sum subtract the present worth, and the remainder will be Hie DISCOUKT.

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