## The Progressive Higher Arithmetic: For Schools, Academies, and Mercantile Colleges : Forming a Complete Treatise on Arithmetical Science, and Its Commercial and Business Applications |

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acres added amount ANALYSIS annex barrel base bill bought bushels called cent ciphers column compound contain continued cost cubic decimal decimal places denominator diameter difference discount Divide dividend division divisor dollars entire equal EXAMPLES FOR PRACTICE exchange expressed factors feet figure four fraction gain gallons given given number gold greater greatest common divisor hand Hence hundred inches interest invested least common multiple length less measure method miles months multiplicand Multiply NOTE obtain OPERATION paid payment period piece places pounds prime factors principles proceeds purchase quantity quotient ratio received Reduce remainder result rods root RULE sell side sold square standard subtract TABLE taken tens third thousand units weight whole worth write yards

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Page 69 - Divide the less number by the remainder, the last divisor by the last remainder, and so on, till nothing remains. The last divisor will be the greatest common divisor sought.

Page 418 - A circle is a plane figure bounded by a curved line, called the circumference, every point of which is equally distant from a point within called the center.

Page 237 - In any proportion, the product of the means equals the product of the extremes.

Page 343 - Multiply each payment by its term of credit, and divide the sum of the products by the sum of the payments ; the quotient will be the average term of credit.

Page 304 - If the payment be less than the interest, the surplus of interest must not be taken to augment the principal; but interest continues on the former principal until the period when the payments, taken together, exceed the interest due, and then the surplus is to be applied towards discharging the principal; and interest is to be Computed on the balance, as aforesaid.

Page 415 - ... 2. The square of the base, or of the perpendicular, of a right-angled triangle is equal to the square of the hypothenuse diminished by the square of the other side.

Page 135 - MONEY. 10 mills = 1 cent. 10 cents = 1 dime. 10 dimes = 1 dollar. 10 dollars = 1 eagle.

Page 331 - That the value of foreign coin as expressed in the money of account of the United States shall be that of the pure metal of such coin of standard value...

Page 159 - A pile of wood 8 feet long, 4 feet wide, and 4 feet high, contains 1 cord ; and n cord foot is 1 foot in length of such a pile.

Page 159 - Cubic Measure 1728 cubic inches (cu. in.) =1 cubic foot (cu. ft.) 27 cubic feet = 1 cubic yard (cu. yd.) 128 cubic feet = 1 cord (cd...