## Practical and Mental Arithmetic on a New Plan: In which Mental Arithmetic is Combined with the Use of the Slate ... |

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Page 21 - Decedents," and to repeal said original sections, -and to repeal sections one (1), two (2), three (3), four (4), five (5), six (6), seven...

Page 242 - 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 246 - Divide the difference of the extremes by the common difference, and the quotient, increased by 1 , will be the answer.

Page 53 - TABLE. 10 Mills (m.) = 1 Cent . . ct. 10 Cents = 1 Dime . . d. 10 Dimes = 1 Dollar . $. 10 Dollars = 1 Eagle . E.

Page 79 - In 3 ? In 4 ? In 5 ? In 6? In 7? In 8? In 9? In 10? In 20?

Page 71 - TABLE. 4 nails, (na.) or 9 inches, make 1 quarter, marked qr. 4 quarters, or 36 inches, - 1 yard, - - - - yd. 3 quarters, ------ 1 ell Flemish, - - E. Fl 5 quarters, ------ 1 ell English, - - EE 6 quarters, ------ 1 ell French, - - E. Fr 27.

Page 197 - COMPUTE the interest on the principal sum, from the time when the interest commenced to the first time when a payment was made, which exceeds either alone or in conjunction with the preceding payments (if any) the interest at that time due: add that interest to the principal, and from the sum subtract the payment made at that time, together with the preceding payments (if any) and the remainder forms a new principal ; on which, compute and subtract the interest, as upon the first principal: and proceed...

Page 245 - Hence, when the common difference, the first term, and tb^ number of terms, are given, to find the last term. — Multiply the common difference by the number of terms, less 1, and add the first term to the product.

Page 256 - When the hypotheouse and one leg are given, to find the other leg ; — From the square of the hypothenuse subtract the square of the given leg, and the square root of the remainder will be the other.

Page 83 - TABLE. . •„,..., 4 farthings (qrs.) make 1 penny, marked d. 12 pence - - - - 1 shilling, - - s. 20 shillings - - - - 1 pound, - - £. Note.