## Adam's New Arithmetic: Arithmetic, in which the Principles of Operating by Numbers are Analytically Explained, and Synthetically Applied... |

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Page 81 - The first seven letters of the alphabet, A, B, C, D, E, F, G, are used to...

Page 258 - 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 219 - 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 114 - Multiply together the numerators for a new numerator, and the denominators for a new denominator.

Page 258 - CD, his heirs, executors, or administrators, do and shall well and truly pay, or cause to be paid, unto the...

Page 128 - How does it appear, that in multiplying both terms of the fraction by the same number the value of the fraction is not altered ? 24.

Page 103 - To reduce an improper fraction to a whole, or mixed number. Example. — Reduce 'T'J to a whole, or mixed number. Rule. — Divide the numerator by the denominator...

Page 107 - Divide the greater number by the less, and that divisor by the remainder, and so on, always dividing the last divisor by the last remainder, till nothing remain.

Page 177 - RULE.* — Multiply each payment by the time at which it is due; then divide the sum of the products by the sum of the payments, and the quotient will be the true time required.

Page 120 - To reduce fractions of different denominators to equivalent fractions, having a common denominator, — RULE : Multiply...