# 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

G.J. Loomis, 1834 - Arithmetic - 297 pages

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### Contents

 Section 1 i Section 2 ii Section 3 iii Section 4 iv Section 5 v Section 6 80 Section 7 83 Section 8 87
 Section 16 240 Section 17 249 Section 18 250 Section 19 258 Section 20 259 Section 21 260 Section 22 261 Section 23 263

 Section 9 113 Section 10 125 Section 11 143 Section 12 144 Section 13 176 Section 14 189 Section 15 194
 Section 24 272 Section 25 273 Section 26 274 Section 27 278 Section 28 280 Section 29 281 Section 30 298

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Page 190 - ... when the third term is less than the first, and requires the fourth to be greater than the second...
Page 282 - 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 170 - 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 189 - 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 171 - LIQUID MEASURE 4 gills (gi.) = 1 pint (pt.) 2 pints = 1 quart (qt...
Page 179 - 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 186 - 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 221 - Exercise 7 by 4; by 5; by 6; by 7; by 8; by 9; by 10.