The American Tutor's Assistant Revised, Or, A Compendious System of Practical Arithmetic: Containing the Several Rules of that Useful Science, Concisely Defined, Methodically Arranged, and Fully Exemplified : the Whole Particularly Adapted to the Easy and Regular Instruction of Youth in Our American Schools
Joseph Crukshank, 1824 - Arithmetic - 210 pages
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acres addition amount annum answer Application Bought bushel C.wt cash in full cent common compound containing cost currency decimal denominator difference direct Divide dividend divisor dollars dols double dozen ells English equal EXAMPLES exchange facit feet figures folio fourth fraction gain gallons given greater gross half hundred weight inches integer interest James Ledger length less Mary measure merchant miles months Multiply neat Note ounces paid pence Pennsylvania persons pieces pounds principal Proof proportion quantity quarters quotient received Reduce remainder rest root RULE share shillings silver simple single sold square sterling subtract sugar Sundries Suppose tare third Thomas thousand units weeks weight whole wide wine worth yards yards of cloth
Page 59 - 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 120 - RULE. Multiply all the numerators together for a new numerator, and all the denominators for a new denominator: then reduce the new fraction to its lowest terms.
Page 127 - Reduce compound fractions to simple ones, and mixt numbers to improper fractions ; then multiply the numerators together for a new numerator, and the denominators for. a new denominator.
Page 155 - Divide the difference of the extremes by the number of terms, less 1, and the quotient will be the common difference.
Page 173 - ... above the upper deck ; the breadth thereof at the broadest part above the main wales, half of which breadth shall be accounted the depth of such vessel, and then deduct from the...
Page 30 - TABLE. 60 seconds (") make 1 minute,...'. 60 minutes " 1 degree, . . . °. 30 degrees " 1 sign S. 12 signs, or 360°,
Page 115 - Thirty days after sight of this my second of exchange, (first of the same tenor and date not paid) pay to Thomas Broker, or order, four thousand two hundred and twenty-six livres, twelve sols, and eight deniers, value received ; which place to account of Silas Stroud. To Thomas Lamot, Merchant, Bordeaux. How much sterling is the above bill, at 10i d.
Page 149 - Suppose a ladder 40 feet long be so planted as to reach a window 33 feet from the ground, on one side of the street, and without moving it at the foot, will reach a window on the other side 21 feet high ; what is the breadth of the street?