## Arithmetical Collections and Improvements: Being a Complete System of Practical Arithmetic |

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acres added Alſo amount annuity annum anſwer born called carry cent coft common compound contain coſt crown cube cyphers decimal denominator difference divided dividend diviſor double ells equal exchange feet figure firſt five four fraction gain gallons given gives greater half hundred inches integer intereſt John juſt laſt leaſt length leſs lives London meaſure merchant miles months multiplicand multiply muſt nines ounces paid pence period piece pound proportion purchaſe quantity quarters queſtion quotient received Reduce remainder repetend right-hand root RULE ſaid ſame ſecond SECT ſet ſeveral ſide ſquare ſterling ſubtract ſum Suppoſe tare term theſe third Thomas thoſe thouſand units weight whole whoſe wine worth yards ditto

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Page 490 - When first the marriage knot was tied Betwixt my wife and me, My age did hers as far exceed As three times three does three ; , But when ten years and half ten years We man and wife had been, Her age came up as near to mine As eight is to sixteen. Now tell me, I pray, What were our ages on the wedding-day...

Page 291 - ... dollars. How many days did he work, and how many days was he idle ? Ans.

Page 490 - Years, and Half Ten Years., We Man and Wife had been, Her Age came up as near to mine As Eight is to Sixteen. Now...

Page 153 - To reduce an improper fraction to a whole or mixed number, — RULE : Divide the numerator by the denominator ; the quotient will be the whole or mixed number.

Page 218 - To be 100 feet from th' top to th' ground ; Against the wall a ladder stood upright, Of the same length the castle was in height : •A. waggish youngster did the ladder slide (The bottom of it) 10 feet from the side ; ' Now I would know how far the top did fall, By pulling out the ladder from the wall t A 6 ini nearly 26.

Page 500 - As in arithmetical, so also in geometrical progression, there are five things, any three of which being given, the other two may be found : — 1st The first term.

Page 505 - Ans. (5) A man is to travel from London to a certain place in 12 days, and to go but 3 miles the first day, increasing every day by an equal excess, so that the last day's journey may be 58 miles; what is the daily increase, and how many miles distant is that place from London ? Ans. 5 miles daily increase.

Page 504 - The extremes and number of terms being .given, to find the common difference. RULE...

Page 36 - Figure, as in Addition) and bear (or carry) the faid Ten or Tens in mind until you have multiplied the next. Figure of the Multiplicand...

Page 21 - Eclipse of the Sun, when the Moon is lineally between the Earth and Sun ? and in another of the Moon, when the Earth is in a Line between her and him ? (45) From the Creation to the Flood was 1656 Years ; thence to the building of Solomon's Temple 1336 Years ; thence to Mahomet, who lived 622 Years after Christ, «. 1630 Years. In what Year of the World was Christ then born...