Adam's new arithmetic: Arithmetic, in which the principles of operating by numbers are analytically explained and synthetically applied ... (Google eBook)

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J. & J. W. Prentiss, 1831 - Arithmetic - 264 pages
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Page 81 - The first seven letters of the alphabet, A, B, C, D, E, F, G, are used to...
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Page 244 - A man was hired 50 days on these conditions, thatt for every day he worked, he should receive $ '75, and, for every day he was idle, he should forfeit $ '25 ; at the expiration of the time, he received $ 27'50 ; how many days did he work...
Page 36 - Two men depart from the same place, and travel in opposite directions, one at the rate of...
Page 104 - 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 82 - TABLE. 60 seconds (") - make - 1 minute, - marked - ' 60 minutes - - - - - 1 degree, ----- 30 degrees ----- 1 sign, ------ s. 12 signs, or 360 degrees, - 1 circle of the zodiac. Note. Every circle, whether great or small, is divisible into 360 equal parts, called degrees. 71. Reduce 9s. 13 25
Page 217 - Multiply the divisor, thus augmented, by the last figure of the root, and subtract the product from the dividend, and to the remainder bring down the next period for a new dividend.
Page 36 - Two men, A and B, start from the same place at the same time, and travel the same way ; A travels...
Page 259 - CD, hie heirs, executors, or administrators, do and shall well and truly pay, or cause to be paid, unto the...
Page 79 - The denominations are chaldrons, bushels, pecks, quarts, and pints. TABLE. 2 pints (pts.) make - 1 quart, - marked - qt. 8 quarts 1 peck, pk. 4 pecks . - - - - 1 bushel, bu. 36 bushels ----- 1 chaldron, - - - - ch, 61.

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