# A system of practical arithmetic

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### Contents

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Page 78 - Then multiply the second and third terms together, and divide the product by the first term: the quotient will be the fourth term, or answer.
Page 11 - Dry Measure. — 2 pints = 1 quart; 8 quarts = 1 peck; 4 pecks = 1 bushel.
Page 7 - LIQUID MEASURE 4 gills (gi.) = 1 pint (pt.) 2 pints = 1 quart (qt...
Page 103 - Multiply each term into the multiplicand, beginning at the lowest, by the highest denomination in the multiplier, and write the result of each under its respective term ; observing to carry an unit for every 12, from each lower denomination to its next superior.
Page 91 - BUYING AND SELLING STOCKS. COMMISSION is an allowance given to an agent or factor, for buying or selling goods, negotiating bills, &c, BROKERAGE is an allowance to a broker for procuring sales, transfers of property, &c. INSURANCE is an allowance, called premium, given to persons who engage to make good the loss of ships, merchandise, houses, &c., that may be lost or damaged by storms, fire, &c.
Page 85 - RULE.* Multiply the principal by the rate per cent, and divide the product by 100: the quotient will be the interest for 1 year.
Page 8 - TABLE. 60 seconds (") - make - 1 minute, - marked - ' 60 minutes ----- 1 degree, - - - - - ° 30 degrees ,----- 1 sign, ------ s. 12 signs, or 360 degrees, - 1 circle of the zodiac. Note. Every circle, whether great or small, is divisible into 360 equal parts, called degrees. 71. Reduce 9s. 13° 25
Page 99 - Fellowship is when different stocks are employed for any certain equal time. RULE.* — As the whole stock is to the whole gain or loss, so is each man's particular stock to his particular share of the gain or loss.t PROOF. — Add all the shares together, and the sum will be equal to the gain or loss, when the work is right.
Page 103 - In like manner, multiply all the multiplicand by the inches and parts of the multiplier, and set the result of each term one place removed to the right hand of those in the multiplicand...
Page 7 - ... 60 minutes - - - 1 hour, - - - - hr. 24 hours - - - - 1 day, - - - - da. 7 days - - - - 1 week, - - - wk. 4 weeks - - - - 1 month, - - - mo. 13 mo 1 day and 6hrs. ) 1 common or ) or 365 days, 6 hrs. J Julian year, ^ ~ V