# The American Intellectual Arithmetic, Designed for the Use of Schools and Academies ...

Nafis & Cornish, 1849 - 164 páginas

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Página 47 - TABLE. 10 Mills (m.) = 1 Cent . . ct. 10 Cents = 1 Dime . . d. 10 Dimes = 1 Dollar . \$. 10 Dollars = 1 Eagle . E.
Página 127 - ... of the hare's. How many leaps must the hound take to catch the hare ? 17.
Página 157 - 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, in the given time, amount to the debt. When the interest is at 6 per cent., the amount of \$1 for one year, is \$1-06; therefore, the present worth of \$1-06, due one year hence, is \$1.
Página 135 - If the first cup be covered it will weigh twice as much as the second, and if the second cup be covered it will weigh 3 times as much as the first. What is the weight of the second cup and cover...
Página 159 - A book was sold for 90 cents, which was 10 per cent less than its value ; what would have been the gain per cent, if it had been sold for \$1.50...
Página 51 - TABLE. 2 pints pt. make 1 quart, marked qt. 8 quarts - 1 peck, - pk. 4 pecks - 1 bushel, - bu.
Página 33 - ... 3 miles an hour ; how far apart will they be at the end of 5 hours ? 64.
Página 139 - Interest is compensation for the use of money or value. The sum for the use of which interest is paid is called the Principal; the sum of the Principal and Interest is called the Amo'unt.
Página 114 - LI. 1. If a man can do a certain piece of work in 12 days, what part of it can he do in 1 day ? 2. If a man can drink a barrel of beer in 20 weeks, what part of it can he drink in-1 week ? 3.
Página 114 - ... 5. If it require 19 days to perform a certain journey, what part of it can be performed in 1 day ? 6. If A. can do a certain piece of work in 8 days, and B. could do the same in 12 days ; what part of it can each do in a day ? 7.