## The North American Arithmetic: Part Third, for Advanced Scholars |

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75 cents acres annuity annum avoirdupois bajocchi Bill bushels called carats cask ciphers common difference compound interest contain continual proportionals cost cube root denominator denoted diameter discount divided dividend divisor dollars 50 cents dry measure Ducat equal example exchange expressed Extract the square factors Federal money feet long figure Find a mean Flemish florin foot francs frustrum gallons given number Hamburgh hogshead hundred improper fraction least common multiple length London maravedis mean proportional measure merchant miles minuend mixed number months multiplied number of terms number of things ounces paid payable payment pence pezza piastre places pounds present worth quantity quotient ratio received Reduce remainder repetend rix dollar rods RULE rupee scudo series of continual shillings sold Spanish dollars square root sterling Subtract Suppose third power United vulgar fraction weight whole number wide wine yards of cloth

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Page 7 - ... 11 eleven 12 twelve 13 thirteen 14 fourteen 15 fifteen 16 sixteen 17 seventeen 18 eighteen 19 nineteen 20 twenty 21 twenty-one...

Page 104 - If the payment be less than the interest, the surplus of the 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...

Page 217 - Thirty days after sight of this first of exchange (second and third of the same tenor and date unpaid...

Page 182 - ... 5, 7, 9, 11, 13, 15, &c. is an ascending series. ( 15, 13, 11, 9, 7, 5, 3, &c. is a descending series. The numbers which form the series are called the terms of the series. The first and last terms are the extremes, and the other terms are called the means. There are five things in arithmetical progression, any three of which being given, the other two may be found : — 1st.

Page 45 - To multiply a whole number by a fraction. RULE. Multiply the whole number by the numerator, and divide the product by the denominator.

Page 176 - ... and to the remainder bring down the next period for a dividend. 3. Place the double of the root already found, on the left hand of the dividend for a divisor. 4. Seek how often the divisor is contained...

Page 109 - The principal, rate per cent., and amount given, to find the time. RULE. Subtract the principal from the amount, and the remainder will be the interest.

Page 210 - Multiply continually together all the terms of the natural series of numbers, from 1 up to the given number, and the last product will be the answer.

Page 248 - FRENCH WEIGHTS. The Gramme, which is the weight of a cubic centimetre of distilled water of the temperature of melting ice, is the unit of all weights.

Page 104 - 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. " If the payment exceeds the interest, the surplus goes towards discharging the principal, and the subsequent interest is to be computed on the balance of principal remaining due.