Pike's System of Arithmetick Abridged: Designed to Facilitate the Study of the Science of Numbers, Comprehending the Most Perspicuous and Accurate Rules, Illustrated by Useful Examples : to which are Added Appropriate Questions, for the Examination of Scholars, and a Short System of Book-keeping
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aliquot amount annexed answer Arithmetick Avoirdupois bushels called carats cask ciphers column common denominator compound interest contained cord wood cost cube root cubick Decimal Fractions diameter different denominations divide the product dividend division divisor dollars Dudley Leavitt equal EXAMPLES farthings Federal Money find the value foot fºr gallons given number given sum greater half hundred improper fraction inches JMoney left hand period Leger less lowest terms method mixed number months multiplicand multiply number of yards ounces payment pence pennyweight pounds principal proceed Proof proportion quantity question quotient figure rate per cent reduce remainder right hand figure rule for finding Rule of Three RULE.—Multiply scalage shillings side simple numbers ſº square root subtract subtrahend Table tare third term thousand units vulgar fractions weight whole number write
Página 29 - Cut off- as many figures from the right hand of the dividend as there are ciphers in the divisor. The remaining figures of the dividend will be the quotient, and those cut off the remainder.
Página 71 - 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.
Página 158 - OF THE CUBE ROOT. A cube is any number multiplied by its square. To extract the cube root, is to find a number, which, being multiplied into its square, shall produce the given number. RULE. 1 . Separate the given number into periods of three figures each, by putting a point over the unit figure, and eyery third figure from the place of units to the left, and if there be decimals, to the right.
Página 165 - ... 7. Bring down the first figure of the next period to the remainder for a new dividend, to which find a new divisor as before, and in like manner proceed till the whole be finished.
Página 152 - DISTINGUISH the given number into periods of two figures each, by putting a point over the place of units, another over the place of hundreds, and so on, which points shew the number of figures the root will consist of. 2. " FIND the greatest square number in the first, or left hand period...
Página 74 - Multiply each numerator into all the denominators except its own, for a new numerator : and all the denominators into each other continually for a common denominator; this written under the several new numerators will give the fractions required.
Página 181 - Goose, and a peck of corn, in his journey, came to a river, where it so happened that he could carry but one over at a time. Now as no two were to be left together that might destroy each other ; so he was at his wit's end how to dispose of them ; for, says he, tho' the corn can't eat the goose, nor the goose eat the fox ; yet the fox can eat the goose, and the goose eat the corn.
Página 158 - Subtract the cube thus found, from the said period, and to the remainder bring down the next period, and call this the dividend.