## The scholar's guide to arithmetic: Being a collection of the most useful rules ... to which is added, a short treatise on mensuration of planes and solids; with a sufficient number of practical questions at the end of each rule. Designed for the use of schoolsJesse Varney, (proprietor), and sold by him ... in Dover; also by Harrison Gray, Portsmouth; and by the principal booksellers in the New England States. J:J:Williams, printer, Exeter, 1819 - Arithmetic - 107 pages |

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Page 105 - EF, or his certain attorney, his executors, administrators, or assigns, to which payment, well and truly to be made, I bind myself, my heirs, executors and administrators, firmly by these presents.

Page 6 - That the proportional value of gold to silver, in all coins which shall by law be current as money within the United States, shall be as fifteen to one, according to quantity in weight, of pure gold or pure silver ; that is to say, every fifteen pounds weight of pure silver shall be of equal value in all payments, with one pound weight of pure gold, and so in proportion as to any greater or less quantities of the respective metals.

Page 77 - Given the first term, last term, and common difference, to find the number of terms. RULE. — Divide the difference of the extremes by the common difference, and the quotient increased by 1 is the number of terms.

Page 78 - The first term, the last term (or the extremes) and the ratio given, to find the sum of the series. RULE. Multiply the last term by the ratio, and from the product subtract the first term...

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