A New System of Arithmetic: On the Cancelling Plan : Embracing the Rules of Three, Single and Double, Direct and Inverse; Barter; Loss and Gain; Reduction; Multiplication and Division of Fractions; Exchange of Currencies; Interest : and All Proportional Questions in One Rule Applicable to the Whole

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Benjamin B. Mussey, 1841 - Arithmetic - 312 pages
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Page 103 - Thirty days hath September, April, June, and November ; All the rest have thirty-one, Except the second month alone, Which has but twenty-eight, in fine, Till leap year gives it twenty-nine.
Page 41 - The number to be divided is called the dividend. The number by which we divide is called the divisor.
Page 221 - 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 208 - Multiply each payment by the time at which it is due; then divide the sum of the products by the sum of the payments, and the quotient will be the equated time, nearly.
Page 97 - TABLE. 10 Mills =1 Cent. 10 Cents =1 Dime. 10 Dimes =1 Dollar. 10 Dollars =1 Eagle.
Page 307 - America, to be paid to the said or his certain attorney, executors, administrators, or assigns: to which payment well and truly to be made, I bind myself, my heirs, executors, and administrators, firmly by these presents.
Page 270 - ... above the upper deck ; the breadth thereof at the broadest part above the main wales, half of which breadth shall be accounted the depth of such vessel, and...
Page 85 - Divide by any number that will divide two or more of the given numbers without a remainder, and set the quotients, together with the undivided numbers, in a line beneath.
Page 251 - Multiply each payment by its term of credit, and divide the sum of the products by the sum of the payments ; the quotient will be the average term of credit.
Page 223 - The square of the hypothenuse is equal to the sum of the squares of the other two sides ; as, 5033 402+302.

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