The Teacher's Assistant: Or, A System of Practical Arithmetic ...
M. Polock, 1852 - Arithmetic - 192 pages
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acres aliquot amount annuity annum answer Bought Bring bushels bushels of wheat casks cent to cents cents per lb common difference COMPOUND INTEREST contained cube root cyphers dividend divisor dollars per cent dols drams English ells EXAMPLES Facit farthings Federal Money fourths furlongs gain gallons given number given sum grains half yearly hogsheads hundred weight improper fraction inches merchant miles millions mixed number months Multiply nails neat weight Note number of terms ounces paid pecks pence Pennsylvania currency penny pennyweights pieces pint pounds present worth principal PROOF quarters quarts quotient rate per cent Reduce remainder Result roods RULE OF THREE shillings sold square root sterling Subtract sum or quantity TABLE tare TARE AND TRET thousand TROY WEIGHT tuns VULGAR FRACTIONS whole number yards of cloth yards of linen yards of muslin
Page 168 - ... cents for every day he was idle; at settlement he received 5 dollars. How many days did he work, and how many days was he idle?
Page 188 - Feet multiplied by feet, give feet. Feet multiplied by inches, give inches. Feet multiplied by seconds, give seconds. Inches multiplied by inches, give seconds.
Page 35 - And every other thirty-one, Except the second month alone, Which has but twenty-eight in fine, Till leap year gives it twenty-nine.
Page 125 - Thirty days after sight of this my first of exchange, second and third of like tenor and date not paid, pay to Samuel Sims, or order, four hundred and fifty-two pounds, ten shillings and sixpence sterling, value received, which place to account of Peter Simpson.
Page 34 - TIME. 60 seconds, sec. make 1 minute. min. 60 minutes " 1 hour. h. 24 hours
Page 160 - Involve the root to the next inferior power to that which is given, and multiply it by the number denoting the given power for a divisor.
Page 72 - Then multiply the second and third terms together, and divide the product by the first term: the quotient will be the fourth term, or answer.
Page 172 - Multiply the last term by the ratio, from the product subtract the first term, and divide the remainder by ratio less one for the sum of the series.
Page 29 - Scale: 4 farthings (far.) = 1 penny (d.); 12 pence = 1 shilling (s.) ; 20 shillings — 1 pound (£). 156.
Page 34 - Measure are tun, pipe, or butt, hogshead, gallon, quart, and pint. 2 pints (pt.) make - 1 quart - - qt. 4 quarts - - - 1 gallon - - gal. 63 gallons - - - 1 hogshead - hhd. 2 hogsheads - - 1 pipe or butt pi.