## The Mercantile Arithmetic, Adapted to the Commerce of the United States, in Its Domestic and Foreign Relations: With an Appendix Containing Practical Systems of Mensuration, Gauging, and Book-keeping |

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acres allowed amount annum answer balance barrels bbls bill Boston bought bushels Cash cent Change charges coffee commission contains cost cube cubic decimal denominator diameter difference discount divide divisor dollars dols duty English equal EXAMPLES exchange Federal money feet figure Fish Flour fraction Francs freight gain gallons give given half hand hhds hundred inches insured interest James length less mean measure merchant miles months Multiply paid payment pence person piastres piece pound principal proceeds Profit and Loss proportion purchase quarter quintals quotient reals Received Reduce remainder Required RULE shillings ship side sold Spanish square square root sterling Stock sugar Sundries Suppose TABLE third United vessel weight whole wine worth yards

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Page 74 - Thousand dollars in hand paid by the said party of the second part, the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged, have granted, bargained, and sold, and by these presents do grant, bargain, and sell, unto the said party of the second part...

Page ii - Dabney, of the said district, has deposited in this office the title of a book the right whereof he claims as author, in the words following, to wit: District Clerk's Office.

Page 61 - Thirty days after sight of this first of exchange (second and third of the same tenor and date unpaid...

Page 74 - ... having agreed to the description and admeasurement above specified, and sufficient security having been given, according to the said act, • the said ship or vessel has been duly registered at the port of...

Page 150 - Subtract that number from as many points of the given power, as is brought down, beginning at the lower place, and to the remainder bring down the first figure of the next point for a new dividend.

Page 2 - District Clerk's Office. BE IT REMEMBERED, That on the seventh day of May, AD 1828, in the fifty-second year of the Independence of the UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, SG Goodrich, of the said District, has deposited in this office the...

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Page 80 - To reduce a compound fraction to a single one. RULE. Multiply all the numerators together for a new numerator, and all the denominators for a new denominator, then reduce the new fraction to its lowest term by Case I.

Page 78 - Multiply the whole numbers by the denominator of the fraction, and to the product add the numerator for a new numerator, and place it over the denominator.

Page 155 - ... part above the main wales, half of which breadth shall be accounted the depth of such vessel, and...