## Connolly's Arithmetic: Or, The Ohio Accomptant: Being a Plain Practical Treatise, with a Complete System of Mensuration |

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100 dollars 1st Jan 25 cents acres amount annuity annum answer barrels Bought breadth bushels ciphers circle circumference compound interest contained cost cube root decimal denominator diameter dimes dividend divisor dollars 25 dollars 50 cents dolls dominical letter DRY MEASURE epact equal error EXAMPLES figure frustum furlongs gain gallons given number given sum given to find half hhds hogshead horse improper fraction inches length MEASURE merchants miles mills months multiply neat weight number of terms Paid 1st payment perpendicular poles present worth principal proportion quantity quarters quarts Question quotient rate per cent rebate Reduce remainder resolvend right hand rods semidiameter shew side sold solid content specific gravity square root subtract Suppose tabular number tare thick third timber TROY WEIGHT VULGAR FRACTIONS Wheeling whole number yards

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Page 65 - Operations with Fractions A) To change a mixed number to an improper fraction, simply multiply the whole number by the denominator of the fraction and add the numerator.

Page 109 - But if any payment be made before one year's interest hath accrued, then compute the interest on the principal sum due on the obligation for one year, add it to the principal, and compute the interest on the sum paid, from the time it was paid, up to the end of the year : add it to the sum paid, and deduct that sum from the principal and interest added as...

Page 153 - 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 74 - Multiply all the numerators together for a new numerator, and all the denominators together for a new denominator.

Page 206 - ... as the diameter of the axle is to the diameter of the wheel, so is the power applied to the wheel, to the weight suspended by the axle.

Page 89 - Multiply each man's slock, or share, by the liim» it wu continued in trade : then, As the sum of the several products, Is to the whole gain or loss : So is each man's particular product, To his particular share of the gain or loss. EXAMPLES.. 1. A, B and C hold a pasture in common, for which they pay l9/.

Page 63 - If 8 men can build a wall 20 feet long, 6 feet high and 4 feet thick, in 12 days ; in what time...

Page 134 - Then, if only one difference stand against any rate, it will be the quantity belonging to that rate ; but if there be several, their sum will be the quantity.* EXAMPLES.

Page 141 - 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 35 - Find how many times the divisor is contained in the first figure, or figures, of the dividend, and, setting it directly under the dividend, carry the remainder, if any, to the next figure as so many tens.