A Collection of the Most Useful Arithmetical Rules and Tables ...: To which is Added, a Perpetual Almanac, Making in the Whole, a Useful Pocket Companion (Google eBook)

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O.D. Cook, 1815 - Arithmetic - 71 pages
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Page 26 - LIQUID MEASURE 4 gills (gi.) = 1 pint (pt.) 2 pints = 1 quart (qt...
Page 47 - Rule of Three Inverse, teaches by having three numbers given to find a fourth, which shall have the same proportion to the second, as the first has to the third.
Page 47 - L«JS requiring more, is when the third term is less than the first, and requires the fourth term to be greater than the second. RULE.
Page 59 - DISCOUNT. DISCOUNT is an allowance made for the payment of any sum of money before it becomes due, and is the difference between that sum, due sometime hence, and its present worth. The present worth of any sum or debt due some time hence, is such a...
Page 45 - Inverse. [More requiring more is when the third term is greater than the first, and requires the fourth term to be greater than the second; less requiring less is when the third term is less than the first, and requires the fourth term to be less than the second.
Page 34 - And every other thirty-one, Except the second month alone, Which has but twenty-eight in fine, Till leap year gives it twenty-nine.
Page 55 - Find the tare, which subtract from the gross, and call the remainder suttle. 2. Divide the suttle by 26, and the quotient will be the tret, which subtract from the suttle, and the remainder will be the neat weight.
Page 55 - Deduct the tare and trett as before, and divide the suttle by 168 (because 2 Ib. is the T^ of 3 cwt.) the quotient will be the cloff, which subtract from the suttle, and the remainder will be the neat weight.
Page 45 - ... same name or quality as the demand, the first term, and that which is of " the same name or quality with the answer required, the second term.
Page 49 - ... multiply the first, second and last terms together for a dividend, and the other two for a divisor ; and the quotient will be the answer.

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