A Practical Treatise on Arithmetic, Arranged for Pupils in Classes: For the Use of Schools

Oliver & Boyd, 1871 - Arithmetic - 211 pages

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Contents

 Tables of Money Weights and Measures 3 Initiatory Lessons in Addition li 9 Multiplication 17 Division 24 Exercises in Reduction 32 Compound Subtraction 46 Compound Multiplication 54 Compound Division 61
 Promiscuous Exercises in Decimal Fractions 106 Discount 112 Profit and Loss 118 Distributive Proportion or Partnership 121 Involution 134 Position 140 Duodecimals 146 Compound Interest and Annuities Tables 154

 Bills of Parcels 70 Compound Proportion 79 Vulgar Fractions 88 Promiscuous Exercises in Vulgar Fractions 97
 Decimal Coinage 165 Answers 171 Questions for Examination 201

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