## The Scholar's Arithmetic; Or, Federal Accountant:: Containing, I. Common Arithmetic, the Rules and Illustrations. II. Examples and Answers, with Blank Spaces ... III. To Each Rule a Supplement ... IV. Federal Money, with Rules for All the Various Operations in it ... V. Interest Cast in Federal Money ... VI. Demonstrations by Engravings of the Reason and Nature of Various Steps in the Extraction of the Square and Cube Roots ... VII. Forms of Notes, Deeds, Bonds and Other Instruments of Writing. : The Whole in a Form and Method Altogether New, for the Ease of the Master and the Greater Progress of the ScholarJohn Prentiss, (proprietor of the copy right.) Sold at his bookstore, and by the principal booksellers in the New-England states and New-York.--1817. Price 10 dollars per dozen, 1 dollar single., 1817 - Arithmetic - 209 pages |

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3qrs acres added addition annexed answer B's share bushels cents and mills cloth cost column Compound Division compound interest Compound Multiplication contained cube root currency cyphers Decimal Fractions diameter divide dividend divisor dollars Dolls DRY MEASURE equal EXAMPLES exceed 12 Federal Money feet gallons given number given quantity given sum hundred inches integer left hand length lowest denomination MEASURE miles mills per yard minuend moidores months multiplicand multiply N. E. cur New-England New-York NOTE OPERATION ounces payment pence and farthings pounds price of 1lb proceed PROOF proportion question reckoned reduce remainder right hand figure Rule of Three scholar Scholar's Arithmetic separatrix shew shillings side signifies Single Rule sought square root subtracted subtrahend sugar cost SUPPLEMENT Suppose third term triple quotient triple square TROY WEIGHT units Vulgar Fractions weight whole numbers yards cost yards of cloth

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