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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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 6 - Dabney, of the said district, has deposited in this office the title of a book the right whereof he claims as author, in the words following, to wit: District Clerk's Office.
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.
Página 155 - ... part above the main wales, half of which breadth shall be accounted the depth of such vessel, and...

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