## The North American Arithmetic: for advanced scholars. Part third |

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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. " If the payment be less than the interest, the surplus of interest must not be taken to augment the principal; but interest continues on the former principal until...

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Page 7 - Cardinal numbers: 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...

Page 183 - Bring down the first figure of the next period to the remainder for a new dividend, to which find a new divisor as before, and in like manner proceed till the whole be finished.

Page 39 - 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 219 - Thirty days after sight of this first of exchange (second and third of the same tenor and date unpaid...

Page 203 - ALTERNATE is the method of finding what quantity of any number of simples, whose rates are given, will compose a mixture of a given rate : so that it is the reverse of Alligation Medial, and may be proved by it. RULE. 1. Write the rates of the simples' in a column under each other.

Page 184 - ... 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 178 - ... 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 in the dividend...

Page 251 - The Litre, which is the cube of a decimetre, is the unit of all liquid measures, and of all other measures of capacity. The Litre is equal to 61.028 English cubic inches.