The National Arithmetic on the Inductive System: Combining the Analytic and Synthetic Methods Together with the Cancelling System : Forming a Complete Mercantile Arithmetic
Robert S. Davis, 1850 - 360 pages
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acres amount annexed answer Arithmetic barrels beam bill body Boston Bought breadth bushels called cent Change ciphers circle circumference cloth common compound contain continued cords cost cube cubic decimal denominator diameter difference distance Divide dividend division divisor dollars equal EXAMPLES exchange extremes feet long figure foot four fraction gain gallons give given half hand hogshead hundred inches interest June length less loss measure method miles mixed months Multiply Note number of terms obtained OPERATION paid payment perform person pounds principal PROBLEM proceed proportion purchase quantity question quotient ratio received Reduce remainder rods root RULE share shillings side simple sold square subtract sugar taken third thousand tons United week weight whole number wide wine write yards
Page 13 - Los números cardinales 0: zero 1: one 2: two 3: three 4: four 5: five 6: six 7: seven 8: eight 9: nine 10: ten 11: eleven 12: twelve 13: thirteen 14: fourteen 15: fifteen 16: sixteen 17: seventeen 18: eighteen 19: nineteen 20: twenty...
Page 255 - Thus 16 -5- 8 = 2 is the common difference. RULE. — Divide the difference of the extremes by the number of terms less one, and the quotient is the common difference.
Page 296 - Ninety days after sight of this my first Bill of Exchange (second and third of the same tenor and date unpaid), pay to Robert S.
Page 254 - To the remainder, bring down the first figure in the next period, and call it the dividend. 4. Involve the root to the next inferior power to that which it given, and multiply it by the number denoting the given power for a divisor.
Page 222 - Is when the several shares of stock are continued in trade an equal term of time. RULE. As the whole stock is to the whole gain or loss : so is each man's particular stock, to his particular share of the gain or loss.
Page 176 - 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.
Page 289 - In reckoning when a bill, payable after date, becomes due, the day on which it is dated is not included; and if it be a bill payable after sight, the day of presentment is not included. When the term is expressed in months, calendar months are understood; and when a month is longer than the preceding, it is a rule not to go in the computation, into a third month.
Page 321 - It follows that the ratio of the circumference of a circle to its diameter is the same for all circles.