### Contents

 SECT 11 Addition 15 Subtraction 11 21 Multiplication 25 Application of the preceding Rules 35 Tables of Money Weights and Measures 36 United States Money 43 Compound Addition 49
 Division of Decimals 113 Reduction of Decimals 114 Exercises in Decimals 117 Simple Interest 119 Partial Payments 126 Commission and Brokerage 128 Insurance and Policies 129 Stocks 38 Banking 130

 Compound Subtraction 51 Exercises in Compound Addition and Subtraction 53 Reduction 56 13 Reduction Descending 57 Reduction Ascending 15 60 Miscellaneous 61 Compound Multiplication 65 Compound Division 69 Bills 73 Fractions 84 Vulgar Fractions 91 Addition of Vulgar Fractions 92 Subtraction of Vulgar Fractions 94 Multiplication of Vulgar Fractions 98 Division of Vulgar Fractions 102 Exercises in Vulgar Fractions 106 Decimal Fractions 108 Addition of Decimals 109 Subtraction of Decimals 110 Multiplication of Decimals 111
 Discount 131 Compound Interest 133 Equation of Payments 135 Proportion 139 Compound Proportion 143 Company Business 145 Double Fellowship 147 Duodecimals 148 Involution 150 Evolution or the Extraction of Roots 151 Extraction of the Cube Root 156 51 158 Geometrical Problems 159 Miscellaneous Questions 165 APPENDIX Cancelling Method 173 74 76 185 124 190 145 191 165 194

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Page 157 - ... under the last ; under all, set the cube of the last quotient figure, and call their sum the subtrahend. 7. Subtract the subtrahend from the dividend, and to the remainder bring down the next period for a new dividend, with which proceed as before, and so on, till the whole is completed. NOTE 1 . The same rule must be observed for continuing the operation, and pointing for decimals, as in the square root.
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