# The Standard Arithmetic: For Schools of All Grades and for Business Purposes ... No.1-2, Volume 2

L. Kehoe, 1877 - Arithmetic
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### Contents

 Preface 5 Notation and Numeration 11 Multiplication 17 Forms of Bills 24 Least Common Multiple 30 Reduction of Com Fractions 37 General Principles of D F 43 Miscell Probems in Dec 51
 Simple Proportion 109 Compound Proportion 114 Machinery 117 Square Root 124 Questions on Roots etc 134 Doyles Rule Lumber 135 100 143 Prisms 149 Problems in Mensuration 154 Miscellaneous Problems 158 18 199

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Page 83 - 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 179 - What is the interest of \$ 81, for 2 years 14 days, at ^ per cent. ? �• per cent. ? � per cent. ? 2 per cent. ? 3 per cent. ? 4� per cent. ? 5 per cent. ? 6 per cent. ? 7 per cent. ? 7� per cent. ? 8 per cent.?
Page 193 - Prob. 29. In the composition of a quantity of gunpowder, The nitre was 10 Ibs. more than f of the whole. The sulphur 4^ Ibs.
Page 153 - To three times the square of the radius of its base add the square of its height; multiply this sum by the height and the product by 0.5236.
Page 162 - Multiply the last term by the ratio, from the product subtract the first term, and divide the remainder by the ratio, less 1; the quotient will be the sum of the series required.
Page 17 - The number thus added to itself, or the number to be multiplied, is called the multiplicand. The number which shows how many times the multiplicand is to be taken, or the number by which we multiply, is called the multiplier.
Page 118 - A hare is 50 leaps before a greyhound, and takes 4 leaps to the greyhound's 3 ; but 2 of the greyhound's leaps are equal to 3 of the hare's ; how many leaps must the greyhound take, to catch the hare ? Let x be the number of leaps taken by the hound.
Page 83 - ... due. 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...
Page 87 - Sixty days after sight of this FIRST of Exchange (Second and Third unpaid...
Page 16 - Subtraction is the process of finding the difference between two numbers ; the result is called the Difference or Remainder.