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

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**method**of applying these principles to the solution of questions is then ex- pressed in general terms , forming a ...**method**being most simple and conformable to the notation of our currency . The nature and principles of ... Page 1

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**method**of combin- ing a very few names , so as to give an almost infinite variety of distinct expressions . These names , with a few excep- tions , are derived from the names of the nine first numbers , and from the names given to the ... Page 2

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**method**of writing numbers in characters is called Notation . The two**methods**of nota- tion , which have been most extensively used , are the Roman and the Arabic . * The Roman numerals are the seven follow- ing letters of the alphabet ... Page 4

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**methods**agree for the nine first places ; but beyond this , the places take different names . Five billions , for example , in the former**method**, is read five thousand millions in the latter . The principles of notation are ... Page 5

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**method**of ex- pressing number above one hundred . 9. What constitutes the spoken numeration ? 10. How is the expression of numbers abridged ? 11. What is Notation ? How ma- ny**methods**are there ? 12. What are the Roman numer- als ? 13 ...### 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.