# The Columbian Calculator; Being a Practical and Concise System of Decimal Arithmetic ... Third Edition, Revised and Corrected

Kay & Troutman, 1846 - 264 páginas

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### Contenido

 Simple Numbers from 9 to 42 Tables of Weights and Measures 60 Compound Numbers 72 to 87 Proportion 101 Vulgar Fractions 114 to 135 Coins Currency c 159 Profit and Loss 172
 Gross Tare 185 Cube Root 202 Permutation 219 Appendix 235 Miscellaneous Matter in Mensuration 249 Blackboard 263

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