# The Scholar's Arithmetic: Or, Federal Accountant : The Whole in a Form and Method Altogether New, for the Ease of the Master and the Greater Progress of the Scholar

John Prentiss, 1820 - Arithmetic - 224 pages
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Page 188 - 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.
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Page 194 - To reduce a mixed number to an improper fraction. RULE. Multiply the whole number by the denominator of the fraction, and to the product add the numerator for~a numerator, which place over the denominator.
Page 195 - RULE. Multiply all the numerators together for a new numerator, and all the denominators for a new denominator: then reduce the new fraction to its lowest terms.
Page 190 - Dickinson, his heirs and assigns forever, against the lawful claims and demands of all persons.
Page 134 - ... subtract it therefrom, and to the remainder bring down the next period for a dividend. " Place the double of the root already found, on the left hand of the dividend for a divisor. Seek how often the divisor is contained...
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Page 70 - ... infinite number .of figures, will not equal ,9. ADDITION OF DECIMALS. RULE. 1. Place the numbers, whether mixed or pure decimals, under each other, according to the value of their places. 2. Find their sum as in whole numbers, and point off so many places for the decimals, as are equal to the greatest number of decimal parts in any of the given numbers.
Page 194 - Divide the numerator by the denominator. The quotient will be the whole number, and the remainder, if...