Every Man His Own Teacher: Being an Introduction to Arithmetic, Whereby Persons who are Ignorant of that Science, May of Themselves, Without a Teacher, Obtain a Sufficient Degree of Knowledge in Figures, for Common Business, and for Operating in Nearly All the Books Extant on that Subject

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G. J. Loomis, 1834 - Arithmetic - 297 pages
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Page 198 - ... when the third term is less than the first, and requires the fourth to be greater than the second...
Page iv - Some village Hampden, that with dauntless breast The little tyrant of his fields withstood, Some mute inglorious Milton here may rest, Some Cromwell, guiltless of his country's blood. Th...
Page 290 - If the payment be less than the interest, the surplus of interest must not be taken to augment the principal ; but interest continues on the former principal until the period when the payments, taken together, exceed the interest due...
Page 178 - Measure. 4 nails (no.) make 1 quarter of a yard, qr. 4 quarters, 1 yard, yd. 3 quarters, 1 Ell Flemish, E. FL 5 quarters, 1 Ell English, EE 6 quarters, 1 Ell French, E. Fr.
Page 197 - Multiply the first and second terms together, and divide the product by the third ; the quotient will be the answer in the same denomination as the middle term was reduced into.
Page 179 - LIQUID MEASURE 4 gills (gi.) = 1 pint (pt.) 2 pints = 1 quart (qt...
Page 187 - M. 60 minutes, 1 hour, h. 24 hours, 1 day, d. 7 days, . 1 week, w. 4 weeks, 1 month, mo. 13 months, 1 day and 6 hours, 1 Julian year, yr. Thirty days hath September, April, June and November ; February twenty-eight alone, all the rest have thirtyone.
Page 194 - Sir," said I, after puzzling a long time over "more requiring more and less requiring less" — "will you tell me why I sometimes multiply the second and third terms together and divide by the first — and at other times multiply the first and second and divide by the third?" "Why, because more requires more sometimes, and sometimes it requires less — to be sure. Haven't you read the rule, my boy?" " Yes, sir, I can repeat the rule, but I don't understand it.
Page 229 - Exercise 7 by 4; by 5; by 6; by 7; by 8; by 9; by 10.
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