# A Theoretical and Practical Arithmetic ...

Hickling, Swan & Brewer, 1857

### Contents

 Numeration 12 Multiplication 22 Subtraction 28 General Principles in Division 37 Prime and Composite Numbers 43 The Least Common Multiple 50 Addition of Fractions 62 Practical Questions in Fractions 72
 Denominate Fractions 118 Partial Payments 139 Discount 151 Value of Foreign Coins 157 Forms of Bills of Exchange 237 Mensuration of Solids 245 Mensuration of Boards and Timber 251 General Analysis 257

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Page 189 - 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.
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Page 139 - The rule for casting interest, when partial payments have been made, is to apply the payment, in the first place, to the discharge of the interest then due.
Page 139 - 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.
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