The Schoolmaster's Assistant: Being a Compendium of Arithmetic, Both Practical and Theoretical, in Five Parts

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J. F. Sibell, 1825 - Arithmetic - 194 pages
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Page 19 - TIME 60 seconds (sec.) = 1 minute (min.) 60 minutes = 1 hour (hr.) 24 hours = 1 day...
Page 105 - RULE. Multiply the sum of the two extremes by half the number of terms, or multiply half the sum of the two extremes by the whole number of terms, the product is the total of all the terms.
Page 2 - Decedents," and to repeal said original sections, -and to repeal sections one (1), two (2), three (3), four (4), five (5), six (6), seven...
Page 71 - ... rest at 8 months : and it is agreed to make one payment of the whole ; I demand the equated time ? Jins.
Page 48 - Ans. $150. 7. If a footman performs a journey in 3 days, when the days are 16 hours long, how many days will he require of 12 hours long, to perform the same in?
Page 110 - ... make no considerable alteration, he being but one, imagined that he should make a good bargain; and readily (for the sake of a good dinner and better company) entered into an agreement with them, and so made himself the eighth person;— I demand how long they staid at the said inn, and how many different positions they sat in?
Page 98 - Take the difference between each price and the mean rate, as before ; then, As the difference of that simple, whose quantity is given, is to the rest of the differences severally, so is the quantity given to the several quantities required.
Page 94 - When it is required to find how many of the last sort of coin, weight or measure, mentioned in the question, are equal to a given quantity of the first, -v , RULE.
Page 137 - Suppose a cellar to be dug that shall contain 12 feet every way, in length, breadth and depth ; how many solid feet of earth must be taken out to complete the same?
Page 182 - Three jealous husbands with their wives, being ready to pass by night over a river, do find at the water side a boat which can carry but two persons at once, and for want of a waterman they are necessitated to row themselves over the river at several times : The question is, how those six persons shall pass by 2 and 2, so that none of the three wives may be found in the company of one or two men, unless her husband be present ? 10.

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