The National Arithmetic ...: Combining the Analytic and Synthetic Methods, in which the Principles of Arithmetic are Explained ... Containing Also Practical Systems of Mensuration, Guaging, Geometry, and Book-keeping; Forming a Complete Merchantile Arithmetic ...
R. S. Davis, 1841 - 314 páginas
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Página 144 - Compute the interest to the time of the first payment ; if that be one year or more from the time the interest commenced, add it to the principal, and deduct the payment from the sum total. If there be after payments made, compute the interest on the balance due to the next payment, and then deduct the payment as above ; and, in like manner, from one payment to another, till all the payments are absorbed ; provided the time between one payment and another be one year or more.
Página 200 - Find the greatest square number in the first, or left hand period' place the root of it at the right hand of the given number, (after the manner of a quotient in division) for the first figure of the root, and the square number, under the period, and subtract it therefrom, and to the remainder bring down the next period for a dividend.
Página 38 - Thirty days hath September, April, June, and November ; All the rest have thirty-one, Except the second month alone, Which has but twenty-eight, in fine, Till leap year gives it twenty-nine.
Página 267 - ... above the upper deck ; the breadth thereof at the broadest part above the main wales, half of which breadth shall be accounted the depth of such vessel, and...
Página 141 - COMPUTE the interest on the principal sum, from the time when the interest commenced to the first time when a payment was made, which exceeds either alone or in conjunction with the preceding payments (if any) the interest at that time due: add that interest to the principal, and from the sum subtract the payment made at that time, together with the preceding payments (if any) and the remainder forms a new principal ; on which, compute and subtract the interest, as upon the first principal: and proceed...
Página 29 - 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 105 - To reduce a mixed number to an improper fraction. RULE. Multiply the whole number...
Página 172 - Multiply the second and third terms together, and divide their product by the first, and the quotient is the answer in the same denomination to which the third is reduced. If any thing remains after division, reduce it to the next lowest denomination, and divide as before.
Página 230 - If the errors are alike, divide the difference of the products by the difference of the errors, and the'quotienl will be the answer.