The National Arithmetic on the Inductive System: Combining the Analytic and Synthetic Methods Forming a Complete Course of Higher Arithmetic
Robert S. Davis & Company, 1858 - 444 páginas
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acres added amount answer balance barrels base bill bought bushels called cent Change ciphers column common compound contain cords cost cube cubic decimal denominator denoting diameter difference discount Divide dividend division divisor dollars equal EXAMPLES exchange expressed factors feet figure fourth fraction gain gallons give given grains half Hence hundred inches interest least common length less loss mean measure method miles mixed months multiplicand Multiply NOTE obtain OPERATION paid payment period pounds premium present prime principal proceeds proportion purchased quantity quotient rate per cent ratio received Reduce remainder result root RULE scale share shillings side simple sold square subtract TABLE taken tens third thousand tons true units weight whole number worth write yards
Página 44 - The Dividend is the number to be divided. The Divisor is the number by which we divide.
Página 274 - But if any payment be made before one year's interest hath accrued, then compute the interest on the principal sum due on the obligation, for one year, add it to the principal, and compute the interest on the sum paid, from the time it was paid, up to the end of the year; add it to the sum paid, and deduct that sum from the principal and interest added as above.
Página 13 - ARITHMETIC is the science of numbers and the art of computing by them.
Página 202 - To multiply a decimal by 10, 100, 1000, &c., remove the decimal point as many places to the right as there are ciphers in the multiplier ; and if there be not places enough in the number, annex ciphers.
Página 380 - ... and to the remainder bring down the next period for a dividend. 3. Place the double of the root already found, on the left hand of the dividend for a divisor. 4. Seek how often the divisor is contained...
Página 339 - ... ad valorem. A Specific Duty is 'a certain sum paid on a ton, hundred weight, yard, gallon, &c.
Página 44 - ... divided into four equal parts, one of the parts is called one fourth, two of the parts two fourths, three of the parts three fourths ; etc.
Página 102 - DRY MEASURE 2 pints (pt.) = 1 quart (qt.) 8 quarts =1 peck (pk.) 4 pecks = 1 bushel (bu...
Página 44 - When the dividend does not contain the divisor an exact number of times, the excess is called a remainder, and may be regarded as a fourth term in the division. When the dividend consists of a single denomination, the process is termed Division of Simple Numbers. 67.