# Introduction to the National Arithmetic ...

R.S. Davis, 1851

### Contents

 NOTATION AND NUMERATION 7 Exercises in French Notation and 13 English Money Table 84 Long Measure Table 92 Wine Measure Table 99 20 106 5859 119 67 129
 68 155 ARITHMETICAL PROGRESSION 196 72 201 74 254 SECTION IX 273 QUESTIONS INVOLVING FRACTIONS 290 SECTION XXVII 298 DUTIES 311

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Page 209 - Compute the interest on the principal sum, from the time when the interest commenced, to the first time when a payment was made, which exceeds, either alone, or in conjunction with the preceding payments, if any, the interest at that time due ; add that interest to the principal, and from...
Page 8 - ... one two three four five six seven eight nine ten eleven twelve thirteen fourteen fifteen sixteen seventeen eighteen nineteen twenty thirty forty fifty sixty seventy eighty ninety one hundred two hundred three hundred four hundred five hundred...
Page 277 - SPHERE is a solid bounded by one continued convex surface, every part of which is equally distant from a point within, called the centre.
Page 280 - Divide the difference of the extremes by the number of terms, less 1, and the quotient will be the common difference.
Page 211 - 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...
Page 279 - ... series. The numbers which form the series are called the terms of the series. The first and last terms are the extremes, and the other terms are called the means.
Page 138 - Mnltiple of two or more numbers is a number that can be divided by each of them without a remainder; thus 12 is a common multiple of 3 and 4.
Page 158 - Multiply the numerators together for a new numerator, and the denominators together for a new denominator.
Page 211 - ... 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...
Page 306 - To find the solidity, or volume, of a cylinder. RULE. — Multiply the area of the base by the altitude, and the product will be the solidity or volume.