## The youth's assistant in theorhetic [sic] and practical arithmetic: designed for the use of schools in the United States |

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acres Addition amount ANALYSIS answer bushels bushels of wheat called cents ciphers circumference column common denominator common difference common multiple compound interest contains cost cube root cubic decimal decimal places denoted diameter divide dividend division dollars dolls DRY MEASURE equal evidently expressed factors Federal Money feet long foot gain gallon given number given to find greatest common divisor Hence hundred hundredths inches last term least common multiple left hand lemons length merator method miles minuend mixed number months multiplicand multiply number of terms payment pence pound present worth principal proportion quantity quarts QUESTIONS FOR PRACTICE ratio Reduce remainder right hand rods RULE RULE.—Divide RULE.—Multiply share shillings side simple square root subtract subtrahend supposed tens tenths tion TROY WEIGHT units velocity vulgar fraction weight whole number write yard

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Page 82 - Multiply each payment by its term of credit, and divide the sum of the products by the sum of the payments ; the quotient will be the average term of credit.

Page 164 - 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 ; Sealed with my seal.

Page ix - Los números cardinales 0: zero 1: one 2: two 3: three 4: four 5: five 6: six 7: seven 8: eight 9: nine 10: ten 11: eleven 12: twelve 13: thirteen 14: fourteen 15: fifteen 16: sixteen 17: seventeen 18: eighteen 19: nineteen 20: twenty...

Page 144 - A hare is 50 leaps before a greyhound, and takes 4 leaps to the greyhound's 3 ; but 2 of the greyhound's leaps are as much as 3 of the hare's ; how many leaps must the hound take to catch the hare ? If 3 : 1 : : 1 : £ the hare's gain.

Page 125 - If the errors are alike, divide the difference of the products by the difference of the errors, and the quotient will be the answer. 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 103 - Multiply all the numerators together for a new numerator, and all the denominators together for a new denominator.

Page 111 - Multiply the divisor, thus augmented, by the last figure of the root, and subtract the product from the dividend, and to the remainder bring down the next period for a new dividend.

Page 166 - Graffam his Heirs and Assigns forever, against the lawful Claims and Demands of all Persons.

Page 73 - In any proportion, the product of the means is equal to the product of the extremes.

Page 80 - Is when the several shares of stock are continued in trade an equal term of time. RULE. As the whole stock is to the whole gain or loss : so is each man's particular stock, to his particular share of the gain or loss.