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NEW SYSTEM

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ARITHMETICK,

Theorical and Practical.

WHEREIN

The SCIENCE of NUMBERS

IS DEMONSTRATED

In a REGULAR COURSE from its FIRST PRINCIPLES,
thro' all the PARTS and BRANCHES thereof;

Either known to the ANCIENTS, or owing to the
Improvements of the MODERNS.

The PRACTICE and APPLICATION to the Affairs of Life
and Commerce being alfo Fully Explained:

So as to make the Whole a

COMPLETE SYSTEM of THEORY,

For the Purposes of MEN of SCIENCE;

And of PRACTICE, for MEN of BUSINESS.

By ALEXANDER MALCOLM, A. M.

Teacher of the MATHEMATICKS at Aberdeen.

LONDON:

Printed for J. OSBORN and T. LONGMAN, in Pater-nofter-Row;
F. FAY RAM, and E. SY MON, at the Royal Exchange.

M.DCC.XXX.

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THE RIGHT HONOURABLE

William Cruikshank, Esq;

LORD PROVOST:

James Moorifon,

John Gordon,

William Mowat,

Hugh Hay,

Baillies:

Alexander Livingston, Dean of Guild; Alexander Robertson, Treasurer:

And the Remanent Members of the Town-Council of ABER DE E N.

My LORD, &c.

T

HE Subject and Defign of the following Work, with My Relation to the Town of Aberdeen as a publick Teacher, naturally directed me to its Governours for Patronage. As the Encouragement I have already met with from the Town, and in particular from its present

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