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acres amount ANALYSIS average bale bank base bonds bought bushels buys called cent common compound contains cotton cubic decimal denominator denotes discount Divide dividend division divisor dollar equal EXPLANATION Express factors farm feet field figure find the amount Find the cost Find the difference Find the interest find the number find the quotient Find the sum five fractional units gain given horses hour hundred inches integral units investment length less MEASURES merchant method miles minuend months multiplicand Multiply nine oats Page paid payment period pounds principal PROBLEMS PROCESS profit quantity ratio received reciprocal Reduce remainder result rods scale selling side sold square square root subtracted subtrahend tens term third thousand weight wide worth Write written yards yield

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Page 192 - If the payment be less than the interest, the surplus of interest must not be taken to augment the principal; but interest continues on the former principal until the period when the payments, taken together, exceed the interest due, and then the surplus is to be applied towards discharging the principal; and interest is to be Computed on the balance, as aforesaid.

Page 192 - The rule for casting interest, when partial payments have been made, is to apply the payment, in the first place, to the discharge of the interest then due. " If the payment exceeds the interest, the surplus goes towards discharging the principal, and the subsequent interest is to be computed on the balance of principal remaining due.

Page 253 - A Circle is a plane figure bounded by a curved line every point of which is equally distant from a point within called the center.

Page 254 - A sphere is a solid, bounded by one continued convex surface, every point of which is equally distant from a point within, called the centre.

Page 252 - RULE. from half the sum of the three sides, subtract each side separately; multiply the half sum and the three remainders together, and the square root of the product will be the area required.

Page 232 - ... subtract the product from the dividend, and to the remainder annex the next period for the next dividend.

Page 53 - If the numerator and the denominator of a fraction are multiplied by the same number, the value of the fraction is not changed.

Page 86 - Place the divisor to the left of the dividend and proceed as in division of whole numbers ; in the quotient, point off as many decimal places as the number of decimal places in the dividend exceeds the number of decimal places in the divisor, prefixing ciphers to the quotient, if necessary.

Page 256 - A Cone is a solid whose base is a circle and whose surface tapers uniformly to a point called the vertex.

Page 71 - If both terms of a fraction be multiplied by the same number, the value of the fraction will remain unchanged.