The scholar's arithmetic; or, Federal accountant...: The whole in a form and method altogether new, for the ease of the master and the greater progress of the scholar (Google eBook)

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Printed by J. Prentiss, 1820 - Arithmetic - 224 pages
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3grs acres addition Alligation annex answer Arithmetic AVOIRDUPOIS WEIGHT Barley BARTER carats cask cents and mills cloth cost column Commonwealth of Massachusetts compound compound interest cube root currency cyphers DANIEL ADAMS decimal Decimal Fractions denomination diameter divide dividend Division divisor dollars Dolls DRY MEASURE duction Duodecimals DURANCE equal EXAMPLES Federal Money feet Furlong gain gallons given number given quantity given sum guineas heirs and assigns Hogshead hundred improper fraction inches integer interest Jind Jins Jlns Julius Caesar Kilderkin last multiplier last quotient last quotient figure least common multiple left hand length less number lowest denomination lowest terms measure miles mills per yard minuend mixed number moidores months multiplicand Multiplication Table multiply N. Y. cur New-England number of men number of shillings numbers given OPERATION ounce payment pence and farthings Penn Pennsylvania Pennyweight per bushel per cent per Ib per yd PETER CAREFUL point off pound Avoirdupois pounds PROOF proper fraction proportion question quires quotient figure Reduce remainder right hand figure river Po Rule of Three Scholar's Arithmetic separatrix set down shew shillings simple interest Simpson square D square mile square number square root subtract subtrahend superficial contents Suppose tain term third together triple quotient triple square TROY WEIGHT Vulgar Fractions weight wheat whole number wifl yarda yardi yards cost yards of cloth

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Page 216 - Massachusetts, considering the uncertainty of this mortal life and being of sound and perfect mind and memory blessed be Almighty God for the same, Do make and publish this my last will and testament, in manner and form...
Page 216 - I hereby appoint sole executrix of this my last will and testament ; hereby revoking all former wills by me made.
Page 215 - ... together with all the privileges and appurtenances thereunto belonging.! To have and to hold the afore granted premises to the said Elvin Fairface, his heirs and assigns, to his and their use and behoof forever.
Page 216 - And lastly, as to all the rest, residue and remainder of my personal estate, goods and chattels, of what kind and nature soever...
Page 199 - If the errors are unlike. divide the sum of the products by the sum of the errors, and the quotient will be the answer.
Page 214 - Dickinson, his heirs and assigns forever, against the lawful claims and demands of all persons.
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Page 194 - ALLIGATION ALTERNATE is the method of finding what quantity of any number of simples, whose rates are given, will compose a mixture of a given rate : so that it is the reverse of Alligation Medial, and may be proved by it. RULE. 1. Write the rates of the simples' in a column under each other.
Page 72 - ... from the right hand of the quotient, point off so many places for decimals, as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor.
Page 75 - Write the given numbers perpendicularly under each other for dividends, proceeding orderly from the least to the greatest; opposite to each dividend on the LEFT hand, place such a number for a divisor, as will bring it to the next superior name, and draw a line between them.

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