Arithmetic: In Two Parts: Containing. A system of the art in memorial verses, and dictionary-wise .... A collection of exercises, accommodated to the various occasions of business, and contrivd for the ease of teachers .... I.. II.
James Hodges, 1749 - Arithmetic
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Page 37 - H. 2400 dollars, of which 480 dollars are to be paid at present, 960 dollars at 5 months, and the rest at 10 months, but they agree to make one payment of the whole, and wish to know the time.
Page 37 - ... the quotient will be the equated time. PROOF. The interest of the sum payable at the equated time, at any given rate, will equal the interest of the several payments for their respective times.
Page 37 - B $ 600, of which $ 200 is to be paid at the present time, 200 in 4 months, and 200 in 8 months ; what is the equated time for the payment of the whole ? Ans.
Page 37 - A merchant has owing him $ 300, to be paid as follows : $ 50 in 2 months, $ 100 in 5 months, and the rest in 8 months ; and it is agreed to make one payment of the whole : in what time ought that payment to be ? Ans.
Page 108 - The sum of all the terms. Any three of which being given, the other two may be found.
Page 82 - If a man perform a journey in 6 days, when the day is 8 hours long, in what time will he do it, when the day is 1 2 hours long ? Ans. 4 dayť.
Page 107 - A ship's company take a prize of $4440, which they agree to divide among them according to their pay and the time they have been on board. Now the officers and midshipmen have been on board 6 months, and the sailors 3 months ; the officers have...
Page 2 - All numbers, and the various combinations of them, are noted by thefe ten characters, i one, 2 two, 3 three, 4 four, 5 five, 6 fix, 7 feven, 8 -eight, -9 -nine...