A New and Plain System of Arithmetic: Containing the Several Rules of that Useful Science, Concisely Defined, and Greatly Simplified. The Whole, Particularly Adapted to the Easy and Regular Instruction of Youth. And to the Trade and Commerce of the United States
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50 cents acres amount annuity Anº Anſ Anſwer barrels Bought buſhel Carolina cent per annum Change compound intereſt coſt cube root cyphers decimal denomination diſcount divide dividend diviſion diviſor dollars dols equal Eramples feet firſt fraćtion French Livres gallons given number given ſum groſs Guilders half yearly horſe inches laſt leſs Livres loweſt terms Meaſure merchant miles Minuend months multiplicand Multiply muſlin muſt nett º º oppoſite ounces pence perſon pound Pračtical queſtions preſent worth produćt Proof proportion purchaſe quantity quotient rate per cent Reduce remainder reſt right hand Rule of Three RULE.—Multiply ſaid ſame ſecond ſell ſet ſeveral ſhall ſhare ſhew ſhillings ſhould ſold ſquare root ſtate ſterling ſtock subtract Subtrahend ſuch Suppoſe Table tare thoſe Thouſands uſe Virginia currency Vulgar Fractions weight whole number whoſe yards of cloth
Page 72 - RULE. Multiply all the numerators together for a new numerator, and all the denominators for a new denominator: then reduce the new fraction to its lowest terms.
Page 73 - To reJuce a fraction of one denomination to the fraction of another, but greater, 'retaining the same value. RULE. Reduce the given fraction to a compound one by comparing it with all the denominations between it and that denomination you would reduce it to ; then reduce that compound fraction to a simple one, by Case V.
Page 158 - A person bought a chaise, horse, and harness, • for £60 ; the horse came to twice the price of the harness, and the chaise to twice the price of the horse and harness ; what did he give for each?
Page 126 - Divide the interest last found by the time, and the quotient will be the rate per cent.
Page 169 - L. per annum, payable yearly, amount to in 4 years at 5 per cent?
Page 126 - Is to one hundred pounds or dollars, So is the interest of the principal, for the given time, To the interest of 100...