| George Leonard (jr.) - Arithmetic - 1841 - 352 pages
...either debtor or creditor, merchants usually Multiply each debt by the time to elapse before it is due, **and divide the sum of the products by the sum of the** debts. Though this method is inaccurate it is easy, and experiment shows it may be employed without... | |
| Charles Guilford Burnham - Arithmetic - 1841 - 312 pages
...cts., the worth of 1 lb. of the mixture. Hence the RULE. . • Multiply each quantity by ils price, **and divide the sum of the products by the sum of the** quantities. The quotient will be the rate of the compound required. EXAMPLES. 2. A grocer mixes sugar,... | |
| George Leonard - 1841 - 350 pages
...either debtor or creditor, merchants usually Multiply each debt by the time to elapse before it is due, **and divide the sum of the products by the sum of the** debts. Though this method is inaccurate it is easy, and experiment shows it may be employed without... | |
| Benjamin Greenleaf - Arithmetic - 1841 - 314 pages
...the propriety of the following RULE. * Multiply each payment by the time, at which it is due; then **divide the sum of the products by the sum of the payments,** and the quotient will be the true time required. 2. A owes B $300, of which $50 is to be paid in 2... | |
| Benjamin Greenleaf - Arithmetic - 1842 - 186 pages
...days, as before. Hence the following RULE. Multiply each payment by the time at which it is due, then **divide the sum of the products by the sum of the payments,** and the quotient will be the true time required. 2. John Smith owes a merchant, in Boston, $ 1000,... | |
| Roswell Chamberlain Smith - Arithmetic - 1842 - 306 pages
...1. RECIPROCATE, [L. rectnricuj.] To exchange ; to interchange: to give and return mutually. several **products by the sum of the payments ; the quotient will be the** mean or equitable time for the payment of the whole.* 11. A owes B $200 to be paid in 6 months, $300... | |
| Charles DAVIES (LL.D.) - Arithmetic - 1843 - 348 pages
...payments.) Hence, we have the following RULE. Multiply each payment by the time before it becomes due, **and divide the sum of the products by the sum of the payments : the quotient will be the** mean time. 2. B owes A $600 : $200 is to be paid in two months, $200 in four months, and $200 in six... | |
| W. H. CRANK - Arithmetic - 1843 - 316 pages
...mean rate of the mixture. RULE. — Multiply each quantity by its value for a unit of the quantity, **and divide the sum of the products by the sum of the** quantities. (1) 10 galls, of brandy at 16s. 4d., were mixed with 36 at 8*., 45 at 6*., and 18 at 10*.... | |
| Nathan Daboll - Arithmetic - 1843 - 254 pages
...several debts, due at different times. RULE. Multiply each payment by the time at which it is due, then **divide the sum of the products by the sum of the payments,** and the quotient will be the answer. EXAMPLES. 1. A owes B $380, to be paid $100 in 6 months, $120... | |
| Roswell Chamberlain Smith - 1843 - 320 pages
...1. RECIPROCATE, [L. recipricus.] To exchange ; to interchange; to give and return mutually. several **products by the sum of the payments; the quotient will be the** mean or equitable time for the payment of the whole.* 11. A owes B $200 to be paid in 6 months, $300... | |
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