Introduction to The National Arithmetic: On the Inductive System Combining the Analytic and Synthetic Methods in which the Principles of the Science are Fully Explained and Illustrated : Designed for Common Schools and Academies

Robert S. Davis, 1849 - 324 páginas

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 NotATION AND NuMERATION 7 ADDITION Mental Exercises 16 Subtraction Mental Exercises 26 MULTIPLICATIon Mental Exercises 34 Division Mental Exercises 46 CoNTRActions IN MULTIPLICATION 59 UNITED STATEs Money 67 46 78
 REDUCTION of CURRENCIES 193 CoMpound INTEREST 214 BANK Discount 220 INsur ANCE 226 Equation of PAYMENTs 232 229 252 Duodecimals 258 SECTION XL 277

 PRoPERTIES AND RELATIONs of NUM 134 FRACTIONsVulgar FRACTIONs 140 DECIMAL FRActions 181
 GeoMETRICAL PROGREssion 286 ALLIGATION 292 WEIGHTs MEAsures AND MONEY 318

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