## North American Arithmetic (Google eBook) |

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75 cents acres annuity annum avoirdupois bajocchi barrels Bill bushels called carats cask ciphers circumference common difference compound interest COMPOUND NUMBERS contain continual proportionals cost cube root cubic inches denoted diameter discount dividend divisor dollars 50 cents dry measure Ducat equal example exchange expressed Extract the square factors Federal money figure Flemish florin foot francs frustrum gallon given number Hamburgh hogshead hundred improper fraction infinite decimal least common multiple length maravedis mean proportional merchant miles minuend mixed number months multiplied number of terms number of things operation ounces paid payable payment pence pezza places pound sterling pounds present worth quantity quotient rate per cent ratio received Recite the Rule Reduce remainder repetend rix dollar rods rupee series of continual shillings sold Spanish dollars square root sterling Subtract Suppose United vulgar fraction weight whole number wide wine yards of cloth

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Page 7 - ... 11 eleven 12 twelve 13 thirteen 14 fourteen 15 fifteen 16 sixteen 17 seventeen 18 eighteen 19 nineteen 20 twenty 21 twenty-one...

Page 7 - Cardinal numbers: 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...

Page 183 - 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.

Page 171 - ... must a ladder be to reach from the outside of the ditch to the top of the castle ? Ans.

Page 104 - The rule for casting interest when partial payments have been made is to apply the payment in the first place to the discharge of the interest then due.

Page 27 - One thousand eight hundred and twenty five, the Standard Measure of Capacity, as well for Liquids as for dry Goods not measured by Heaped Measure, shall be the Gallon., containing Ten Pounds Avoirdupois Weight of distilled Water weighed in Air, at the Temperature of Sixty two Degrees of Fahrenheit's Thermometer, the Barometer being at Thirty Inches...

Page 219 - Thirty days after sight of this first of exchange (second and third of the same tenor and date unpaid...

Page 184 - ... 5, 7, 9, 11, 13, 15, &c. is an ascending series. ( 15, 13, 11, 9, 7, 5, 3, &c. is a descending series. The numbers which form the series are called the terms of the series.

Page 38 - To reduce a mixed number to an improper fraction, — RULE : Multiply the whole number by the denominator of the fraction, to the product add the numerator, and write the result over the denominator.

Page 115 - A merchant has due to him a certain sum of money, to be paid as follows; £ in 2 months, j in 3 months, and the rest in 6 months. What is the equated time for paying the whole ? 7.