## Mathematics: Compiled from the Best Authors, and Intended to be the Text-book of the Course of Private Lectures on These Sciences in the University at Cambridge, Volume 1W. Hilliard, 1808 - Mathematics |

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**cent**and half -**cent**. The standard for gold and sil- ver is eleven parts fine and one part alloy . The weight of fine gold in the eagle is 246'268 grains ; of fine silver in the dojlar , 375 64 grains ; of copper in 100**cents**, 2ilb ... Page 84

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**cent**A dime A dollar An eagle is * 01 1 -1 ' 10 ' Or 10 mills = 1**cent**. marked m . c . 10**cents**1 dime , d . 10 dimes 1 dollar , D. 16 dollars eagle , E. A number of dollars , as 754 , may be read 754 dollars , or 75 eagles , 4 dollars ... Page 85

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**cents**, 5 mills , or 36**cents**) 5 mills , or 365 mills ; and others in a similar manner . Addition ^ subtraction , multiplication , and division of fede- ral money are performed just as in decimal fractions ; and consequently with more ... Page 118

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**cent**. per annum ? Ans . 7501 . 4. If a footman travel 130 miles in 3 days , when the days are 12 hours Jong ; in how many days , of lo iours each , may he travel 360 miles ? Ans . 98 days . 5. If 120 bushels of corn can serve 14 horses ... Page 121

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**cent**. & c . Questions in these rules are performed by the rule of Three . Vol . I. RULE . * As the whole stock is to the ARITHMETIC . 121.### Contents

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2qrs amount of 11 angle annuity annum answer required arithmetical called carats cent centre circle circumference coefficient common denominator completing the square compound interest cube root debt decimal denoted diameter discount Divide dividend division divisor equal equation EXAMPLES exponent figures Find the present fourth gallon geometrical progression geometrical series give given number greater greatest common measure improper fraction least common multiple less number logarithm manner Multiply natural number negative NOTE nth root number of combinations number of terms number of things payment perpendicular pound present worth PROBLEM proportion quotient radius ratio Reduce remainder repetend required to find rule of three sides simple interest sought square root subtract Suppose supposition surd taken tare triangle unknown quantity vulgar fraction Whence whole number yards