The New American Arithmetic, in the Coin of the United States, Denominated Federal Money: Being a Plain and Easy Method of Computing by Numbers, Particularly Adapted to the Capacity of Youth, Illustrated and Simplified, for the Use of Academies and Schools in the United States
author, 1822 - Arithmetic - 202 pages
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acres added Addition amount answer Arithmetic average begin bought bushels carry cast cents column Compound consisting contained cost cross cyphers decimal denomination difference dimes distance Divide dividend Division divisor dollars equal EXAMPLES exceed Federal Money feet figure five four fraction Gallons given gives grains half hundred inches interest land leaves left hand length less lowest MEASURE method miles millions mills months multiplicand Multiply nine NOTE NOTE.-To numbers here given Operation ounces pieces pounds proceed Proof Proportion prove quantity quarters question quotient receive Reduce remainder right hand rods RULE seven signifies Simple sold square subtract TABLE tens tenths term third term Thous thousand thousandths tons units weight whole number yards
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Page 115 - LIQUID MEASURE 4 gills (gi.) = 1 pint (pt.) 2 pints = 1 quart (qt...
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Page 111 - Divide the terms by any number that will divide them both without a remainder, and divide the quotients in the same manner, and so on, till no number greater than 1 will divide them; the fraction is then at its lowest terms.
Page 120 - A ship during 4 days' storm at sea changed her longitude 397 geographic miles; how many degrees and minutes did she change ? Ans. 6° 37'. 208. IN COUNTING. 12 Units or Things make 1 Dozen. 12 Dozen " 1 Gross. 12 Gross " 1 Great Gross. 20 Units
Page 171 - Multiply the remainder by the next inferior denomination, and cut off a remainder as before ; and so on through all the parts of the integer, and the several denominations standing on the left hand, make the answer. EXAMPLES. 1, What is the value of ,5724 of a pound sterling ? £. ,5724 20 11,4480 i 12 1,5040 Am.
Page 116 - Pints = 1 Quart qt. 4 Quarts = 1 Gallon gal. 2 Gallons = 1 Peck pk. 4 Pecks = 1 Bushel bush.
Page 99 - RULE. Divide as in whole numbers, and from the right hand of the quotient point off as many places for decimals as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor.
Page 188 - A and B depart from the same place and travel the same road ; but A goes 5 days before B, at the rate of...