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 Scholar
John 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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acres added addition amount answer Arithmetic bushels called carry cast cents Change cloth cost column Compound contained contents cube currency cyphers decimal demand denomination Direct divide dividend Division divisor dollars Dolls double equal EXAMPLES EXERCISES farthings Federal Money feet figure four fourth fraction gain gallons give given given number greater half hundred inches interest kinds left hand length less loss manner measure method miles mills months multiplicand multiply NOTE OPERATION payment pence period piece pounds principal proceed PROOF proportion quantity question quotient received reduce remainder right hand root RULE Rule of Three scholar share shew shillings side simple sought square subtracted SUPPLEMENT Suppose TABLE tens term thing third thousand units weight whole write yards cost yards of cloth
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