## 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 annexed barrel base bill bought bushels called cent ciphers column common common fraction compound contain continued cost cubic currency 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 Hence hundred inches interest invested least common length less measure method miles months Multiply obtain OPERATION paid payment period piece places pounds prime principal proceeds purchase quantity quotient ratio received Reduce remainder repetend result rods root RULE sell side simple sold square standard subtract TABLE term third thousand units weight whole wide worth write yard

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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 416 - 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 235 - In any proportion, the product of the means equals the product of the extremes.

Page 341 - 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 302 - 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 413 - ... 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 133 - MONEY. 10 mills = 1 cent. 10 cents = 1 dime. 10 dimes = 1 dollar. 10 dollars = 1 eagle.

Page 329 - 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 157 - 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 157 - 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...