## A Compendium of Practical Arithmetick |

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12 per cent alfo Anfr Anfwer annas annuity Arcot Avoirdupois Avoirdupois weight bazar maunds biquadrate Bombay c.rs cafk Calcutta carats cent per annum chahtacks cofs coft corge cube root cubits current rupees decimal demand denominator difcount divide dividend divifions divifor dwts equal faid fecond feer feet fhall fhare ficca rupees filk firft firſt fome fquare root fubftract fuppofing furfolid fwer gain gallon given fum given to find gold mohurs hogfhead houſe improper fraction inches integer intereft laft lefs Madras Meaſure muft multiply muſt number of terms payable pees penfion perfon pice piece pounds Pounds Sterling prefent payment prefent worth progreffion proper quantity purchaſed quotient rate per cent rebate Reduce RULE rupees amount rupees per annum rupees per maund TABLE thefe thofe Vulgar Fractions whofe whole numbers yards yearly rent

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Page 213 - Multiply all the numerators together for a new numerator, and all the denominators together for a new denominator.

Page 230 - RULE. Divide as in whole numbers, and from the right hand of the quotient point off as many places for decimals as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor.

Page 200 - Reduce the given fraction to such a compound one, as will express the value of the given fraction, by comparing it with all the denominations between it and that denomination you would reduce it to ; lastly, reduce this compound fraction to a single one, by Case V.

Page 163 - When the rates of the several ingredients, the quantity to be compounded,, and the mean rate of the whole mixture are given, to find how much of each sort will make up the quantity.

Page 174 - The sum of all the terms. Any three of which being given, the other two may be found.

Page 19 - Thirty Days hath September, April, June and November ; February hath Twenty-eight alone, And all the rest have Thirty-one ; Except in Leap Year, — then's the time February's Days are Twenty-nine.

Page 179 - Given the first term, last term, and common difference, to find the number of terms. RULE. — Divide the difference of the extremes by the common difference, and the quotient increased by 1 is the number of terms.

Page 319 - What ready money will purchase the reversion of a lease of $ 60 per annum, to continue 6 years, but not to commence till the end of 3 years, allowing 6 per cent compound interest to the purchaser? The present worth, to commence immediately, we find 20')'0'5') to be, $295'039, and -y^- =247'72. Ans. $247'72. It is plain, the same result will be obtained by finding the present worth of the annuity, to commence immediately...

Page 210 - When the lower fraction is greater than the upper, subtract the numerator of the lower fraction from the denominator, and to that difference add the upper numerator, carrying one to the unit's place of the lower whole number.

Page 131 - A merchant has owing him $ 300, to be paid as follows : $ 50 in 2 months, $ 100 in 5 months, and the rest in 8 months ; and it is agreed to make one payment of the whole : in what time ought that payment to be ? Ans.