## A Treatise on Arithmetic |

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A Treatise on Arithmetic James Hamblin Smith,William Scott,Thomas Kirkland No preview available - 2015 |

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acres amount annum bill bushels cents per pound Compound Interest contained cube root cubic cubic centimetres cubio debt denominator Divide dividend division Divisor dollar equal Examination Papers Examples exchange factors farthings feet figures Find the difference find the L. C. M. find the square Find the value florins four francs gain gallon given number gold Hence Highest Common Factor horses hundred improper fraction income integer invest length measure metres miles minutes months multiply ounce paid payment pence piece places of decimals Present Worth proceed proportion quantity Quotient rate of interest ratio receive recurring decimal Reduce remainder result sell share shillings simple interest Simplify sold square root Subtraction sum of money thousand Toronto units Vulgar Fraction weight whole number

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Page 242 - Then multiply the second and third terms together, and divide the product by the first term: the quotient will be the fourth term, or answer.

Page 53 - If the numerator and denominator of a fraction be multiplied by the same number, the value of the fraction is not altered.

Page 214 - A person invests £4095 in the 3 per cents. at 91 ; he sells out £3000 stock when they have risen to 93£, and the remainder when they have fallen to 85. How much does he gain or lose by the transaction 1 If ho invests the produce in the 4£ per cents.

Page 245 - At a siege it was found that a certain length of trench could be dug by the soldiers and navvies in 4 days, but that when only half the navvies were present it required 7 days to dig the same length of trench. What proportion of the work was done by the soldiers?

Page 240 - PROPORTION when the ratio of the first to the second is equal to the ratio of the second to the third.

Page 157 - ... 60. If a man travel 150 miles in 5 days, when the days are 12 hours long, in how many days of 10 hours each will he travel 500 miles?

Page 212 - A tradesman marks his goods with two prices, one for ready money, and the other for credit of six months : what fixed proportion ought the two prices to bear to each other, allowing 5 per cent, simple interest ? 3.

Page 163 - If a watch be 4 min. 8 -^ sec. too slow at 9 hrs. 30 min. am on Tuesday, and loses 2 min. 45 sec. daily, what will be the time indicated at 5 hrs. 15 min. pm on the following Friday ? 5. A watch which is 10 minutes too fast at noon on Monday loses 3 min. 10 sec. daily. What will be the time indicated by the watch at a quarter past 10 on the morning of the following Saturday ? 6. What is the magnitude of the angle between the hour and minute hand of a clock at ^ past 11 ? 7.

Page 154 - If 27 men can do a piece of work in 14 days, working 10 hours a day ; how many hours a day must 24 boys work, in order to complete the same in 45 days : the work of a boy being half that of a man ? 13.

Page 229 - Thirty days after sight of this first of exchange (second and third of the same tenor and date unpaid) pay...