A New Practical and Theoretical Arithemtic: In Which, in Addition to the Usual Modes of Operation, the Science of Numbers, the Prussian Canceling System, and Other Important Abbreviations, Hold a Prominent Place
E. Morgan & Company, 1845 - 288 páginas
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A New Practical and Theoretical Arithemtic, in Which, in Addition to the ...
Horatio N. Robinson
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acres added addition amount answer APPLICATION approximating arithmetic balance barrels bought bushels called Cause cents ciphers cloth compound consider containing cost cube cube root currency decimal denominator diameter difference divide dividend division divisor dollars double Effect equal EXAMPLES expressed factors feet figure following Rule fraction gain gallons give given hand Hence hundred weight inches integral interest length less lowest terms mean measure merchant miles mills minutes months Multiply observe operation ounces paid payment pecks pence period pint pounds practical principle problems proportion pupil quantity quarters quarts question quotient ratio received Reduce remainder result rods root rule shillings side simple solid square square root subtract Suppose taken tens things third tion units whole number wide worth yards
Página 160 - The rule for casting interest when partial payments have been made is to apply the payment in the first place to the discharge of the interest then due.
Página 133 - It is evident that the terms of a proportion may undergo any change which will not destroy the equality of the ratios ; or which will leave the product of the means equal to the product of the extremes.
Página 134 - If 8 men can build a wall 20 feet long, 6 feet high and 4 feet thick, in 12 days ; in what time...
Página 51 - AVOIRDUPOIS WEIGHT. 16 drams (dr.) make 1 ounce, marked oz. 16 ounces 1 pound Ib. 28 pounds 1 quarter qr. 4 quarters 1 hundred weight cwt. 20 hundred weight 1 ton T.
Página 136 - For, if we have given ab' = a'b, then, dividing by bb', we obtain Corollary. The terms of a proportion may be written In any order which will make the product of the extremes equal to the product of the means.
Página 55 - The circumference of every circle is supposed to be divided into 360 equal parts, called degrees...
Página 53 - TABLE. 4 gills (gi.) - make - - 1 pint, marked pt. 2 pints ------- 1 quart, - - - qt. 4 quarts ------ 1 gallon, - - - gal. 31£ gallons ------ 1 barrel, - - - bar. 63 gallons ------ 1 hogshead, - - hhd. 2 hogsheads ----- 1 pipe, - - - P.
Página 79 - OPERATIONS WITH FRACTIONS A) To change a mixed number to an improper fraction, simply multiply the whole number by the denominator of the fraction and add the numerator.