## The New American Arithmetic, in the Coin of the United States, Denominated Federal Money: Being a Plain and Easy Method of Computing by Numbers, Particularly Adapted to the Capacity of Youth, Illustrated and Simplified, for the Use of Academies and Schools in the United States |

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answer Arithmetic barrels Bibles bushels carry cast the nines cents circumference column Compound contained cost cyphers Decimal Fractions denomination difference dimes Divide dividend Division divisor dollars dolls DRY MEASURE equal number EXAMPLES exceed Federal Money feet find the amount Gallons given number grains hand figure hundred hundredths Hunds inches land last multiplier left hand length lowest terms Madeira wine MEASURE method of proceeding miles millions mills minuend multiplicand multiply each figure New-York NOTE NOTE.-In NOTE.-The method number of tens numbers here given ounces pennyweights pieces place the numbers pounds proceed Proof prove quarters quotient Reduce Reduction Ascending right hand rods RULE second term signifies subtrahend tenths third term Thous thousand thousandths tons total product TROY WEIGHT units Vulgar Fractions weight whole number yards

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Page 111 - Divide the terms by any number that will divide them both without a remainder, and divide the quotients in the same manner, and so on, till no number greater than 1 will divide them; the fraction is then at its lowest terms.

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Page 171 - Multiply the remainder by the next inferior denomination, and cut off a remainder as before ; and so on through all the parts of the integer, and the several denominations standing on the left hand, make the answer. EXAMPLES. 1, What is the value of ,5724 of a pound sterling ? £. ,5724 20 11,4480 i 12 1,5040 Am.

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Page 99 - RULE. Divide as in whole numbers, and from the right hand of the quotient point off as many places for decimals as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor.

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