The North American arithmetic: part third, for advanced scholars

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Russell, Shattuck, 1835 - Arithmetic - 288 pages
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Page 219 - Thirty days after sight of this first of exchange (second and third of the same tenor and date unpaid...
Page 265 - The MECHANICAL POWERS are certain simple instruments employed in raising greater weights, or overcoming greater resistance than could be effected by the direct application of natural strength. They are usually accounted six in number; viz. the Lever, the Wheel and Axle, the Pulley, the Inclined Plane, the Wedge, and the Screw.
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Page 178 - ... and to the remainder bring down the next period for a dividend. 3. Place the double of the root already found, on the left hand of the dividend for a divisor. 4. Seek how often the divisor is contained in the dividend...
Page 184 - ... 5, 7, 9, 11, 13, 15, &c. is an ascending series. ( 15, 13, 11, 9, 7, 5, 3, &c. is a descending series. The numbers which form the series are called the terms of the series.
Page 27 - One thousand eight hundred and twenty five, the Standard Measure of Capacity, as well for Liquids as for dry Goods not measured by Heaped Measure, shall be the Gallon., containing Ten Pounds Avoirdupois Weight of distilled Water weighed in Air, at the Temperature of Sixty two Degrees of Fahrenheit's Thermometer, the Barometer being at Thirty Inches...
Page 38 - To reduce a mixed number to an improper fraction, — RULE : Multiply the whole number by the denominator of the .fraction, to the product add the numerator, and write the result over the denominator.
Page 252 - Gramme, which is the weight of a cubic centimetre of distilled water of the temperature of melting ice, is the unit of all weights. The Gramme is equal to 15.434 grains Troy.
Page 216 - EXCHANGE. EXCHANGE is the act of paying or receiving the money of one country for its equivalent in the money of another country, by means of bills of exchange. This operation, therefore, comprehends both the reduction of moneys, and the negotiation of bills. It determines the comparative value of the currencies of...
Page 212 - Multiply continually together all the terms of the natural series of numbers, from 1 up to the given number, and the last product will be the answer.

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