## The Practical Arithmetic: In which the Principles of Operating by Numbers are Analytically Explained and Synthetically Applied ... |

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Page 76 - RULE. Divide as in whole numbers, and from the right hand of the quotient point off as many places for decimals as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor.

Page 37 - OPERATIONS WITH FRACTIONS A) To change a mixed number to an improper fraction, simply multiply the whole number by the denominator of the fraction and add the numerator.

Page 147 - The power is applied to the circumference of the wheel, and the weight to the circumference of the axle.

Page 131 - Multiply together the powers belonging to those indices, and their product, multiplied by the first term, will be the term sought. 2. If the first term be 5, and the ratio 3, what is the 8th term ? Powers of the ratio, with U g 3_ + * — 2187 X 5 first their indices over them. ) <3, ,9, 27

Page 103 - Multiply each payment by its term of credit, and divide the sum of the products by the sum of the payments ; the quotient will be the average term of credit.

Page 133 - Raise the ratio to a power whose index is equal to the number of terms, from which subtract 1 ; divide the remainder by the ratio, less 1, and the quotient, multiplied by the first term, will be the answer.

Page 114 - 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...