A New System of Arithmetic: In which is Explained and Applied to Practical Purposes, in Addition to the Ordinary Rules of Operation, the Principle of Canceling ...
M. H. Newman, 1845 - 288 páginas
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A New System of Arithmetic: In Which Is Explained and Applied to Practical ...
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Página 64 - Dry Measure 2 pints (pt.) = 1 quart (qt.) 8 quarts = 1 peck (pk.) 4 pecks = 1 bushel (bu.) A bushel contains 2150.42 cubic inches.
Página 248 - If 8 men can build a wall 20 feet long, 6 feet high and 4 feet thick, in 12 days ; in what time will 24 men build one 200 feet long, 8 feet high, and 6 feet thick ? 8 : 12 : : 20x6x4 24: 200x8x6 80 (lays, Jlns.
Página 107 - Now .} of f- is a compound fraction, whose value is found by multiplying the numerators together for a new numerator, and the denominators for a new denominator.
Página 66 - Time. 60 seconds (S.) make 1 minute, marked M. 60 minutes, 1 hour, h. 24 hours, 1 day, d. 7 days, . 1 week, w. 4 weeks, 1 month, mo. 13 months, 1 day and 6 hours, 1 Julian year, yr.
Página 267 - ... shall be deemed the true contents or tonnage of such ship or vessel ; and if such ship or vessel be single-decked, take the length and breadth as above directed, deduct, from the said length...
Página 227 - Multiply the divisor, thus augmented, by the last figure of the root, and subtract the product from the dividend, and to the remainder bring down the next period for a new dividend.
Página 44 - Out off as many figures from the right of the dividend as there are ciphers in the divisor ; the figures cut off will be the remainder, the other figures, the quotient.
Página 188 - DISCOUNT. DISCOUNT is an allowance made for the payment of money before it is due. The present worth of a debt payable at some future time, without interest, is such a sum of money as will, if put at interest for the given time, amount to the debt.