## A Treatise on Arithmetic: Through which the Entire Science Can be Most Expeditiously and Perfectly Learned, Without the Aid of a Teacher. Designed for the Use of Schools and Private Students |

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angles Answer binomial breadth bushels called cent Centimes ciphers Cologne Mark comma comp compound number consequently contains Course of Exchange cube root cubic decimal denominator diameter difference divide dividend division divisor equal equation evident example expressed extract factors feet Flemish Florin fraction Francs given number gives gold greater Grotes Hence hundred improper fraction inches Lastly least common multiple left-hand figure length logarithm measure millions mixed number multiplicand multiply nines number of figures number of terms number of units operation Ounce parallelogram Paris Pence period Pezza plain Pound Sterling prime number proportion quantity quotient quotient figure ratio reduce remainder right-hand figure Rixdollar Scudo shilling silver square root subtract Suppose Table tens thousand unit figure vulgar fraction Wherefore whole number write

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Page 180 - Lift up your eyes on high, and behold Who hath created these things, That bringeth out their host by number : He calleth them all by names by the greatness of his might, 20 For that he is strong in power ; not one faileth.

Page 77 - Multiply the integer of the quotient by the divisor, and to the product add the remainder, if any ; and the result will equal the dividend, if the work is right.

Page 438 - To find the solidity of a pyramid or cone : Multiply the area of the base by one third of the perpendicular height.

Page 136 - Remove the decimal point in the dividend as many places to the right as there are decimal places in the divisor and supply any deficiency by annexing ciphers.

Page 178 - LIQUID MEASURE 4 gills (gi.) = 1 pint (pt.) 2 pints = 1 quart (qt...

Page 287 - Dividendo, by division ; when there are four proportionals, and it is inferred, that the excess of the first above the second is to the second as the excess of the third above the fourth is to the fourth.

Page 287 - The difference between the first and second terms of a proportion is to the second, as the difference between the third and fourth is to the fourth. The given proportion, a : b : : c : d, , ... ac may be written, 6~d...

Page 436 - To find the convex surface of a cylinder, multiply the circumference of the base by the altitude.

Page 235 - Dclambrc and Mechain, by measuring an arc of the meridian between the parallels of Dunkirk and Barcelona. The metrical system is now legal in England also.

Page 122 - ... to the second ; the second to the third; the third to the fourth ; and so on : Silver, Copper, Iron, Tin, Lead, Zinc.