The Youth's Assistant in Theorhetic [sic] and Practical Arithmetic: Designed for the Use of Schools in the United States

E. Smith, 1832 - Arithmetic - 168 pages

Contents

 WRITTEN ARITHMETIC 1 Compound Addition 48 Multiplication and Division 57 Commission and Insurance 64 Equation of Payments 70 FRACTIONS 87 Division by Fractions 93
 DECIMALS 103 Extraction of the Square Root 109 Extraction of Roots in General 116 46 122 54 129 Table of Cylindric Measure 149 SECT VI BOOK KEEPING 155

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