## The tutor's expeditious assistant; being a system of practical arithmetic. 1st Lond. ed., stereotyped |

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12 ounces 48 yards acres aliquot answer in pounds Arithmetic ascer AVOIRDUPOIS WEIGHT barrels bushels cambric carry cents chaldron ciphers column composite number containing dend denomination divide by 20 divide the second divide the third dividend Division divisor dollars DRY MEASURE equal number Examples Expeditious Assistant expences farthings feet figure firkin fore furlongs gallons grains hogsheads hundred inches leaving a remainder less requires LONG MEASURE moidores months multiply the second ounces per day pecks pence penny pennyweights perches perform persons pieces poles proceed Proof prove the sum puncheon purchase quantity quarters quarts quires quotient remaining term requires less RICHMOND GREEN rods rood RULE OF THREE second term shillings SUBTRACTION term be greater thereof third term thousand tons top line TROY WEIGHT weeks WEIGHTS AND MEASURES yards cost yards of cloth

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Page 32 - Write the less number under the greater, so that units may stand under units, tens under tens, &c.

Page 57 - MULTIPLICATION la the multiplying of numbers of different denominations by a simple figure or figures, whose product shall be equal to a proposed number or numbers. RULE. Write the multiplier under the lowest denomination of the multiplicand ; multiply every number of the multiplicand by the multiplier, and bring the several products as they occur to the next higher denomination ; write down the remainders, and carry the integers to the noxt product.

Page 39 - Take for the first dividual as few of the left hand figures of the dividend as will contain the divisor, try how often they will contain it, and set the number of times on the right of the dividend...

Page 26 - Thirty days hath September, April, June, and November ; February hath twenty-eight alone, All the rest have thirty and one ; Except leap-year, and then's the time February's days are twenty-nine.

Page 40 - RULE. — Cut off the ciphers from the divisor, and the same number of figures from the right hand of the dividend. Then divide...

Page 81 - More requiring less, is when the third term is greater than the first, and requires the fourth term (or answer} to be less than the second.

Page 30 - Set down any one of the numbers, and place under it all the rest, in such a manner, that units may stand under units, tens under tens, hundreds under hundreds, and so on ; and draw a line under the last. L. 2. Begin at the right hand, or units' column, and add togethter all the figures contained in that column.

Page 36 - Find how many times the divisor is contained in the first figure, or figures, of the dividend, and, setting it directly under the dividend, carry the remainder, if any, to the next figure as so many tens.

Page 50 - When any of the lower denominations are greater than the upper, increase the upper number by as many as make one of the next higher denomination...

Page 30 - ... will be equal to the first : Or cut off the upper line of figures, and find the amount of the rest ; then if the amount and upper line, when added, be equal to the total, the work is supposed to be right.