Porter's New System of Mathematics: With the Addition of a Complete Ready Reckoner, for the Use of Farmers, Mechanics, &c

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William H. Colyer, 1841 - Arithmetic - 192 pages
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Page 36 - TABLE. 10 Mills (m.) = 1 Cent . . ct. 10 Cents = 1 Dime . . d. 10 Dimes = 1 Dollar . $. 10 Dollars = 1 Eagle . E.
Page 30 - Multiply the integer of the quotient by the divisor, and to the product add the remainder, if any ; and the result will equal the dividend, if the work is right.
Page 36 - Measure. 3 barley corns (bc) make 1 inch, marked in. 12 inches, 1 foot, ft. 3 feet, 1 yard, yd. 5^ yards, 1 rod, pole, or perch.
Page 37 - RULE.* 1. Place the numbers so that those of the same denomination may stand directly under each other.
Page 17 - Place the subtrahend or less number, under the minuend or greater, and subtract units from units, tens from tens, and so on. If any figure of the subtrahend be greater than the corresponding one of the minuend, borrow ten...

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