Practical and Mental Arithmetic on a New Plan: In which Mental Arithmetic is Combined with the Use of the Slate : Containing a Complete System for All Practical Purposes Being in Dollars and Cents

Richardson & Lord, 1829 - Arithmetic - 268 pages

Contents

 Addition of Federal Money 57 To multiply by 1 1 54 c 63 Practice in Federal Money 89 Compound Multiplication 97 Proper Improper c 104 13 126 26 132 To change Vulgar or Common Fractions to Decimals 141 33 146
 DuodecimalsMultiplication of Duodecimals 213 AlligationAlligation Medial 228 Extraction of the Cube Rootits Application 239 Geometrical Progression 246 194 248 Permutation 252 To find the Solid Contents of a Cylinder 258 CashBook 265

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Page 51 - TABLE. 10 Mills (m.) = 1 Cent . . ct. 10 Cents = 1 Dime . . d. 10 Dimes = 1 Dollar . \$. 10 Dollars = 1 Eagle . E.
Page 240 - Subtract the cube thus found from the said period, and to the remainder bring down the next period, and call this the dividend.
Page 135 - In the multiplication of decimal fractions, multiply as in whole numbers, and from the product point off so many figures for decimals as there are decimal places in the multiplicand and multiplier counted together, and, if there are not so many figures in the product, supply the deficiency by prefixing ciphers.
Page 208 - A pile of wood 8 feet long, 4 feet wide, and 4 feet high, contains 1 cord; and a cord foot is 1 foot in length of such a pile.
Page 23 - Decedents," and to repeal said original sections, -and to repeal sections one (1), two (2), three (3), four (4), five (5), six (6), seven...
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Page 197 - But if any payments be made before one year's interest hath accrued, then compute the interest on the principal sum due on the obligation, for one year, add- it to the principal, and compute the interest on the sum paid, from the time it was paid up to the end of the year; add it to the sum paid, and deduct that sum from the principal and interest, added as above...
Page 170 - ... 8 months ; what is the equated time for the payment of the whole ? Ans.
Page 243 - Hence, when the extremes and number of terms are given, to find the common difference, — Divide the difference of the extremes by the number of terms, less 1, and the quotient will be the common difference.