A New System of Arithmetic, on the Cancelling Plan: Embracing the Rules of Three, Single and Double, Direct and Inverse; Barter; Loss and Gain; Reduction, Multiplication and Division of Fractions; Exchange of Currencies; Interest; and All Proportional Questions in One Rule Applicable to the Whole. The Process Greatly Simplified and Abridged
Marsh, Capen & Lyon, 1837 - Arithmetic - 256 pages
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acres added addition amount Answer barrel bought build bushels called cancelling cent ciphers column common compound interest contained cords corn cost cube currency decimal denominator diameter difference discount divided dividend Division divisor dollars equal EXAMPLES expressed farthings feet figure foot four fraction gain gallons give given greater half Hence horse hours long hundred inches interest length less mean Measure merchant miles mixed months multiply Operation paid pence period persons piece pound present worth principal proceed proportion quantity QUESTIONS quotient ratio receive Reduce remainder right hand rods RULE sell share shillings side simple sold solid square square root subtract sugar Suppose tens third thousand tion units weight whole whole number write yards yards of cloth
Page 56 - Thirty days hath September, April, June, and November ; All the rest have thirty-one, Except the second month alone, Which has but twenty-eight, in fine, Till leap year gives it twenty-nine.
Page 176 - RULE.* — Multiply each payment by the time at which it is due; then divide the sum of the products by the sum of the payments, and the quotient will be the true time required.
Page 32 - The number to be divided is called the dividend. The number by which we divide is called the divisor.
Page 187 - Multiply the divisor, thus augmented, by the last figure of the root, and subtract the product from the dividend, and to the remainder bring down the next period for a new dividend.
Page 49 - TABLE. 10 Mills =1 Cent. 10 Cents =1 Dime. 10 Dimes =1 Dollar. 10 Dollars =1 Eagle.
Page 251 - America, to be paid to the said or his certain attorney, 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.
Page 199 - Divide the difference of the extremes by the number of terms, less 1, and the quotient will be the common difference.
Page 101 - Divide by any number that will divide two or more of the given numbers without a remainder, and set the quotients, together with the undivided numbers, in a line beneath.
Page 190 - The square of the hypothenuse is equal to the sum of the squares of the other two sides ; as, 5033 402+302.
Page 213 - If the errors are alike, divide the difference of the products by the difference of the errors, and the quotient will be th.e answer. But if the errors are unlike, divide the sum of the products by the sum of the errors, for the answer.