# 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

J. Grigg, 1824 - Arithmetic - 212 pages

### Contents

 UMERATION 1 Simple Divifion 13 Addition of Dollars and Cents 19 Compound Subtraction 30 Compound Multiplication 38 Compound Divifion 48 Single Rule of Three 58 Double Rule of Three 67
 Tare Trett 85 Jufurance Commiffion 99 Roots of all Powers 135 Double Rule of Three in 144 Single Pofition 164 Multiplication of Duodecimals 170 Cube Root as 644 4

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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...