## Practical and Mental Arithmetic on a New Plan: In which Mental Arithmetic is Combined with the Use of the Slate : Continuing a Complete System for All Practical Purposes Being in Dollar and Cents |

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acres added Addition amount annuity answer apples barrel block bought bushels called cents Change ciphers cloth common common denominator compound contained contents continue cost cube currency decimal denominator derive the following difference divide dividend Division divisor dollars equal example Exercises federal money feet feet long figure following RULE fraction gain gallons give given hand hence hundred illustrations inches interest James leaves length less miles mills minutes mixed months multiply Note OPERATION paid payment pence piece pints pound present worth principal proceed proportion pupil quantity question quotient ratio receive Reduce remainder result RULE shillings side Simple Slate sold solid square square root subtract TABLE tens third units weeks whole whole numbers wide write yards

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Page iv - Co. of the said district, have deposited in this office the title of a book, the right whereof they claim as proprietors, in the words following, to wit : " Tadeuskund, the Last King of the Lenape. An Historical Tale." In conformity to the Act of the Congress of the United States...

Page 210 - A pile of wood 8 feet long, 4 feet wide, and 4 feet high, contains 1 cord; and a cord foot is 1 foot in length of such a pile.

Page 23 - Decedents," and to repeal said original sections, -and to repeal sections one (1), two (2), three (3), four (4), five (5), six (6), seven (7), eight...

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

Page 55 - TABLE. 10 Mills (m.) = 1 Cent . . ct. 10 Cents = 1 Dime . . d. 10 Dimes = 1 Dollar . $. 10 Dollars = 1 Eagle . E.

Page 237 - 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 78 - ... yards, 1 rod, pole, or perch, rd. 40 rods, 1 furlong, fur. 8 furlongs, - . 1 mile, m. 3 miles, 1 league, leo.

Page 109 - Divide the denominator by the whole number, when it can be done without a. remainder.

Page 116 - 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 81 - Time. 60 seconds (S.) make 1 minute, marked M. 60 minutes, 1 hour, h. 24 hours, 1 day, d. 7 days, . 1 week, w. 4 weeks, 1 month, mo. 13 months, 1 day and 6 hours, 1 Julian year, yr.