## The Youth's Assistant in Theorhetic [sic] and Practical Arithmetic: Designed for the Use of Schools in the United States |

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**inches**, and each of these again into 3 equal parts , called barley corns . ( 38 ) But divisions of this nature , which are not conformable to the general law of Notation , ( 73 ) necessa- rily embarrass calculations , and also encumber ... Page 40

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**inches**are a foot in length , a square foot then is a square which measures 1 foot , or 12**inches**, on every side , and contains 12X12-144 square**inches**. 3 feet in length make a yard ; a square yard is a square measuring 3 feet on each ... Page 41

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**inches**make 1 nail , 4 nails 4 quarters CLOTH MEASURE . 3 quarters make 1 ell Flemish , E. F 5 quarters 1 ell English , E. E. 37.2 in . SQUARE MEASURE . 669 66 1 ell Scotch , E. S. 144**inches**make 1 square foot , ft . in . 144 ft . 1 ... Page 42

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**inch**. 4**inches**6 feet 66 1 hand . 66 1 fathom . 5 feet make 1 pace . BOOKS . When a sheet is folded into two leaves , it is called Folio . When folded into 4 leaves , it is called Quarto . When folded into 8 leaves , it is called ... Page 45

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**inches**round the earth ? Cloth 1. In 59 yds . how many nails ? 2. In 362 E. E. 2 qr . how many nails ? 3. In 576 ...**inches**? 1. In 24000 rd . how many acres ? 2. In 23040 acres how ma- ny miles ? 3. In 31104 in . how many square ...### Other editions - View all

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12 cents 3qrs acc't acres Addition amount ANALYSIS bush bushels called cash in full ciphers column common denominator common difference compound interest contains cost cube root cubic decimal denoted diameter divide dividend division dollars dolls DRY MEASURE equal factors Federal Money feet long foot gain gallon given number greatest common divisor Hence hundred hundredths inches last term least common multiple left hand leger length man's share measure merator method miles minuend mixed number months multiplicand multiply number of terms payment pence pound present worth principal proportion quantity quarts QUESTIONS FOR PRACTICE quotient ratio Reduce remainder right hand rods RULE RULE.-Divide RULE.-Multiply shillings side Simon Pond simple square root subtract subtrahend supposed tens tenths tion Troy weight units velocity vulgar fraction weight whole number write

### Popular passages

Page 80 - 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.

Page 162 - EF or his certain attorney, his executors, administrators or assigns, to which payment, well and truly to be made, I bind myself, my heirs, executors and administrators, firmly by these presents ; Sealed with my seal.

Page 2 - Los números cardinales 0: zero 1: one 2: two 3: three 4: four 5: five 6: six 7: seven 8: eight 9: nine 10: ten 11: eleven 12: twelve 13: thirteen 14: fourteen 15: fifteen 16: sixteen 17: seventeen 18: eighteen 19: nineteen 20: twenty...

Page 142 - A hare is 50 leaps before a greyhound, and takes 4 leaps to the greyhound's 3 ; but 2 of the greyhound's leaps are as much as 3 of the hare's ; how many leaps must the hound take to catch the hare ? If 3 : 1 : : 1 : £ the hare's gain.

Page 123 - If the errors are alike, divide the difference of the products by the difference of the errors, and the quotient will be the answer. If the errors are unlike. divide the sum of the products by the sum of the errors, and the quotient will be the answer.

Page 101 - Multiply all the numerators together for a new numerator, and all the denominators together for a new denominator.

Page 109 - Multiply the divisor, thus augmented, by the last figure of the root, and subtract the product from the dividend, and to the remainder bring down the next period for a new dividend.

Page 164 - Graffam his Heirs and Assigns forever, against the lawful Claims and Demands of all Persons.

Page 73 - In any proportion, the product of the means is equal to the product of the extremes.

Page 79 - Is when the several shares of stock are continued in trade an equal term of time. RULE. As the whole stock is to the whole gain or loss : so is each man's particular stock, to his particular share of the gain or loss.