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

Cramer & Spear, 1829 - Arithmetic - 250 pages

### Contents

 CONTENTS 7 Contracted Division of the same 144 Of Walling 12 Simple Addition 14 Simple Subtraction 20 Simple Division 26 Questions to exercise Division 33 To calculate interest on Bonds 39 A Tailors account 48
 48 115 Permutation 123 Geometrical Progression 129 Duodecimals 146 Mensuration of Superficies 163 Mensuration of Solids 174 Winter evening Questions 204 To find the magnitude of bodies 213

 The Rule of Three Direct 58
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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.