# The Scholar's Arithmetic; Or, Federal Accountant...: The Whole in a Form and Method Altogether New, for the Ease of the Master and the Greater Progress of the Scholar

John Prentiss, 1820 - Arithmetic - 224 pages

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### Contents

 Notation 7 Rules essentially necessary for every person 50 Decimal Fractions 69 Federal Money 80 Tables of Exchange 95 Easy method of casting interest 104
 Involution 157 Extraction of the Cube Root 167 Single Fellowship 177 Loss and Gain 185 168 201 SECTION IV 211

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Page 210 - Massachusetts, considering the uncertainty of this mortal life and being of sound and perfect mind and memory blessed be Almighty God for the same, Do make and publish this my last will and testament, in manner and form...
Page 210 - I hereby appoint sole executrix of this my last will and testament ; hereby revoking all former wills by me made.
Page 209 - ... together with all the privileges and appurtenances thereunto belonging.! To have and to hold the afore granted premises to the said Elvin Fairface, his heirs and assigns, to his and their use and behoof forever.
Page 210 - And lastly, as to all the rest, residue and remainder of my personal estate, goods and chattels, of what kind and nature soever...
Page 193 - If the errors are unlike. divide the sum of the products by the sum of the errors, and the quotient will be the answer.
Page 208 - Dickinson, his heirs and assigns forever, against the lawful claims and demands of all persons.
Page 209 - I am lawfully seized in fee of the premises ; that they are free of all incumbrances ; that I have good right to sell and convey the same to the said...
Page 188 - ALLIGATION ALTERNATE is the method of finding what quantity of any number of simples, whose rates are given, will compose a mixture of a given rate : so that it is the reverse of Alligation Medial, and may be proved by it. RULE. 1. Write the rates of the simples' in a column under each other.
Page 68 - ... from the right hand of the quotient, point off so many places for decimals, as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor.
Page 71 - Write the given numbers perpendicularly under each other for dividends, proceeding orderly from the least to the greatest; opposite to each dividend on the LEFT hand, place such a number for a divisor, as will bring it to the next superior name, and draw a line between them.