## The American Tutor's Assistant Revised: Or, A Compendious System of Practical Arithmetic : Containing the Several Rules of that Useful Science, Concisely Defined, Methodically Arranged, and Fully Exemplified : The Whole Particularly Adapted to the Easy and Regular Instruction of Youth in Our American Schools |

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acct acres amount annum answer 21 answer neat Application bales barley barter Bought breadth bushel C.wt cash in full casks ciphers compound containing cost cube-root decimal denominator Divide dividend divisor dollars dols drams Edward Young ell English ells Flemish equal EXAMPLES facit feet figures Flemish folio gallons George Robson given number given quantity gross hogsheads hundred weight improper fraction inches integer interest James Dixon Ledger lowest terms merchant miles moidores months Multiply neat weight Note ounces pence Pennsylvania currency perches persons Peter Thomson pieces pounds principal Proof quarts quotient rate per cent Reduce remainder Richard Barber root RULE OF THREE shalloon shillings simple fraction sold South Carolina square square-root sterling Subtract sugar Sundries supposed number tare Thomas Lawson trett VULGAR FRACTIONS wheat whole numbers wine worth yards of cloth

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Page 59 - Then multiply the second and third terms together, and divide the product by the first term: the quotient will be the fourth term, or answer.

Page 155 - Divide the difference of the extremes by the number of terms, less 1, and the quotient will be the common difference.

Page 173 - ... If the vessel be double-decked, take the length thereof from the fore part of the main stern, to the after part of the stern-post, above the upper deck; the breadth thereof at the broadest part above the main wales, half of which breadth shall be accounted the depth of such vessel, and...

Page 120 - 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 terms.

Page 156 - 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 173 - ... of the breadth; multiply the remainder by the breadth, and the product by the depth...

Page 150 - Subtract the square number from the left hand period, and to the remainder bring down the next period for a dividend.

Page 121 - To reduce the fraction of one denomination to the fraction, of another, but less, retaining the same value. RULE. Multiply the...