# The Scholar's Arithmetic: Or, Federal Accountant ... The Whole in a Form and Method Altogether New, for the Ease of the Master and the Greater Progress of the Scholar

John Prentiss, 1824 - Arithmetic - 224 pages
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### Contents

 Introduction 7 SECTION II 50 Fractions 68 Federal Money 80 Table to reduce shillings 105 Tables of Exchange 117
 Easy method of casting Interest 97 Practice 141 SECTION III 157 Examples for measuring wood 189 Extraction of the Cube Root 198 Loss and Gain 204 Form of Noles 211

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Page 158 - ... hand of the, given number, (after the manner of a quotient in division,) for the first figure of the root, and the square number under the period, and subtract it therefrom, and to the remainder bring down the next period for a dividend. 3. Place the double of the root already found, on the left hand of the dividend for a divisor. 4. Seek how often tlie divisor is contained in the dividend...
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Page 167 - Subtract the cube thus found from the said period, and to the remainder bring down the next period, and call this the dividend.