# A Practical Treatise on Arithmetic...: Combining the Useful Properties of Former Works, with the Modern Improvements...To which is Added Two Methods of Bookkeeping....

Otis, Broaders, 1842 - Arithmetic - 342 pages

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### Contents

 Numeration 9 Addition 20 Subtraction 28 Multiplication 35 Division 45 Promiscuous Questions in Addition Subtraction Mul 56 Decimal Fractions 81 Promiscuous Questions in Fractions 93
 Rule of Three Compound 178 Simple Fellowship 185 General Average 192 Promiscuous Questions in Rule of Three Fellowship 203 Gauging 221 Cube Root 233 Specific Gravity 241 The Wheel and Axle 250

 Compound Numbers Tables 104 Reduction of Compound Numbers 110 Addition of Compound Numbers 122 Division of Compound Numbers 128 Percentage 134 Draft and Tare 140 Compound Interest 158 Equation of Payments 164 Rule of Three 170
 The Wedge 257 Progression by Quotient 267 Annuities at Simple Interest 274 Money 280 Coins 287 Weights and Measures 297 BookKeeping 305 Business Forms 320 Signs 333

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Page 330 - Thirty days after sight of this first of exchange (second and third of the same tenor and date unpaid...
Page 10 - Los números cardinales 0: zero 1: one 2: two 3: three 4: four 5: five 6: six 7: seven 8: eight 9: nine 10: ten 11: eleven 12: twelve 13: thirteen 14: fourteen 15: fifteen 16: sixteen 17: seventeen 18: eighteen 19: nineteen 20...
Page 158 - But if any payments be made before one year's interest hath accrued, then compute the interest on the principal sum due on the obligation, for one year, add- it to the principal, and compute the interest on the sum paid, from the time it was paid up to the end of the year; add it to the sum paid, and deduct that sum from the principal and interest, added as above...
Page 71 - Divide the greater number by the less, and that divisor by the remainder, and so on, always dividing the last divisor by the last remainder, till nothing remain.
Page 224 - If the vessel be double-decked, take the length thereof from the fore part of the main stem to the after part of the stern-post above the upper deck; the breadth thereof at the broadest part above the main wales...
Page 263 - There are five things in arithmetical progression, any three of which being given, the other two may be found : — 1st. The first term. ' 2d. The last term. 3d. The number of terms. 4th. The common difference. 5th. The sum of al!
Page 167 - Multiply each debt by its term of credit, and divide the sum of the products by the sum of the debts. The quotient will be the average term of credit.
Page 67 - To reduce a mixed number to an improper fraction. Multiply the whole number by the denominator of the fraction, and to the product add the given numerator.
Page 158 - Compute the interest to the time of the first payment ; if that be one year or more from the time the interest commenced, add it to the principal, and deduct the payment from the sum total. If there be after payments made, compute the interest on the balance due to the next payment, and then deduct the payment as above ; and, in like manner, from one payment to another, till all the payments are absorbed ; provided the time between one payment and another be one year or more.
Page 233 - ... must a ladder be to reach from the outside of the ditch to the top of the castle ? Ans.