Practical arithmetic: in four books ... Extracted from the large and entire treatise, and adapted to the commerce of Ireland as well as that of Great Britain ... (Google eBook)

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Graisberry & Campbbll [!], 1813 - Arithmetic - 348 pages
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Page 137 - Upon this, they called a truce, and agreed that the of the whole, left by A at first, should be equally divided among them. How much of the prize, after this distribution, remained with each of the competitors ? AVA A; jfiflflfe B; jfoflfc C; iff& D; 85.
Page 132 - Then multiply the second and third terms together, and divide the product by the first term: the quotient will be the fourth term, or answer.
Page 303 - In any continued geometrical progression, the product of the two extremes is equal to the product of any two means...
Page 288 - Suppose a ladder 40 feet long be so planted as to reach a window 33 feet from the ground, on one side of the street, and without moving it at the foot, will...
Page 130 - Multiply the whole number by the denominator of the fraction, and divide the product by the numerator.
Page 221 - When the principal, amount, and time are given to find the rate per cent.
Page 320 - To Divide One Number by Another, Subtract the logarithm of the divisor from the logarithm of the dividend, and obtain the antilogarithm of the difference.
Page 324 - Suppose there is a mast erected, so that i of its length stands in the ground, 12 feet of it in the water, and of its length in the air, or above water ; 1 demand the whole length ? Anti.
Page 105 - If a man performs a journey in 5 days, when the day is 12 hours long, in how many days will he perform it when the day is but 10 hours long?* Jlns.
Page 150 - ... performed by removing the separatrix in the dividend, so many places towards the left hand as there are cyphers in the divisor.

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