# A Short System of Practical Arithmetic: Compiled from the Best Authorities; to which is Annexed a Short Plan of Book-keeping. The Whole Designed for the Use of Schools

Glazier, Masters & Company, 1831 - 240 σελίδες

### Περιεχόμενα

 Practical Questions 1 Reduction 8 Federal Money 14 Reduction of Federal Money 44 Average Judgement 73 Decimal Fractions 79 Reduction of Currencies 88 Rule of Three 98
 PAGE 105 37 167 66 173 79 181 Practice 187 Conjoined Proportion 193 Fellowship 202 Compound Interest 219

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Σελίδα 152 - Operations with Fractions A) To change a mixed number to an improper fraction, simply multiply the whole number by the denominator of the fraction and add the numerator.
Σελίδα ii - Co. of the said district, have deposited in this office the title of a book, the right whereof they claim as proprietors, in the words following, to wit : " Tadeuskund, the Last King of the Lenape. An Historical Tale." In conformity to the Act of the Congress of the United States...
Σελίδα 180 - To the remainder, bring down the first figure in the next period, and call it the dividend. 4. Involve the root to the next inferior power to that which is given, and multiply it by the number denoting the given power for a divisor.
Σελίδα 135 - Subtract the principal from the last amount, and the remainder will be the compound interest. EXAMPLES.
Σελίδα 186 - ... sought. 3. Multiply the terms of the geometrical series together belonging to those indices, and make the product a dividend, 4. Raise the first term to a power whose index is one less than the number of the terms multiplied, and make the result a divisor. 5. Divide, and the quotient is the term sought. EXAMPLES. 4. If the first of a geometrical series be 4, and the ratio 3, what is the 7th term ? 0, 1, 2, 3, Indices.
Σελίδα xv - Write down the numbers, the less under the greater, placing units under units, tens under tens, &c. and draw a line under them.
Σελίδα 122 - As the sum of the several products, Is to the whole gain or loss ; So is each man's particular product, To his particular share of the gain or loss.
Σελίδα 113 - If 8 men can build a wall 20 feet long, 6 feet high and 4 feet thick, in 12 days ; in what time will 24 men build one 200 feet long, 8 feet high, and 6 feet thick ? 8 : 12 : : 20x6x4 24: 200x8x6 80 (lays, Jlns.
Σελίδα 138 - 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...
Σελίδα 215 - The frustum of a pyramid is what remains after the top is cut off by a plane parallel to the base, and is...