The mercantile arithmetic, adapted to the commerce of the United States, in its domestic and foreign relations: with an appendix containing practical systems of mensuration, gauging, and book-keeping
Richardson & Lord, 1828 - 315 páginas
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The Mercantile Arithmetic, Adapted to the Commerce of the United States, in ...
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ă ă ă acres amount annum answer Avoirdupois balance barrels bbls bill Boston bought boxes bushels Candareens cargo Cash casks cent charges Charles Dutton ciphers coffee cost cube root decimal denominator diameter discount divide dividend divisor dols ducat duty English equal ExAMPLEs farthings Federal money figure Fish Flour fraction freight gain gallons girt given number given sum improper fraction inches insured interest Leger length Livres Mackerel Maunds measure merchant miles mills months Multiply number of terms ounces paid payment pence piastres picul piece pound principal proceeds Profit and Loss quarter quintals quotient Reduce remainder Required rotolas RULE Rupees Schooner shillings ship Simon Hill ſº sold Spanish dollar square root sterling stivers Stock subtract sugar tare TRoy WEIGHT vessel vulgar fraction weight whole number wine yards
Página 74 - Thousand dollars in hand paid by the said party of the second part, the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged, have granted, bargained, and sold, and by these presents do grant, bargain, and sell, unto the said party of the second part...
Página 61 - Thirty days after sight of this first of exchange (second and third of the same tenor and date unpaid...
Página 74 - ... having agreed to the description and admeasurement above specified, and sufficient security having been given, according to the said act, • the said ship or vessel has been duly registered at the port of...
Página 150 - Subtract that number from as many points of the given power, as is brought down, beginning at the lower place, and to the remainder bring down the first figure of the next point for a new dividend.
Página 2 - District Clerk's Office. BE IT REMEMBERED, That on the seventh day of May, AD 1828, in the fifty-second year of the Independence of the UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, SG Goodrich, of the said District, has deposited in this office the...
Página 138 - A man is to travel from Boston to a certain place in 12 days, and to go but 3 miles the first day, increasing every day by an equal excess, so that the last day's journey may be 58 miles : what is the daily increase, and how many miles distant is that place from Boston ? Ans.
Página 80 - To reduce a compound fraction to a single one. RULE. Multiply all the numerators together for a new numerator, and all the denominators for a new denominator, then reduce the new fraction to its lowest term by Case I.
Página 78 - Multiply the whole numbers by the denominator of the fraction, and to the product add the numerator for a new numerator, and place it over the denominator.