## 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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12 days 50 cents 9 cc 9 tt amount annum answer required barrels of flour barter bbls bushels cancelled cargo cc 20 cc cents per bushel ciphers contained ct 9 decimal distance Divide dividend divisor dollars DRY MEASURE ells English EXAMPLES farthings feet long figures or numbers Flemish fraction gain gallons hundred improper fraction inches wide interest leaves left hand Leghorn LONG MEASURE miles minuend mixed fraction months ounces paid pence pennyweights perpendicular line piasters pint pipes pounds pure proportion quarts quotient receive remainder right hand side rods rule of three shillings ship sold square sterling stick of timber SUBTRACTION subtrahend Suppose TROY WEIGHT tt 6 tt weight wheat whole numbers WINE MEASURE worth yard wide yards cost yards of cloth York currency

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Page 38 - 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 39 - 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 41 - 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...