## A Practical and Theoretical Arithmetic: Designed for the Use of Schools and Academies |

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acres added amount bank base bushels called cent cents per pound ciphers cloth column common contained cost cube root cubic decimal denominator difference divide dividend division divisor dollars equal equivalent EXAMPLES expressed Extract factors feet feet long figure following RULE foot four fraction gain gallons given greatest common measure hand Hence hundred inches interest kind least common length less means merchant miles minutes mixed months Multiply nearly obtain OPERATION paid partial payment period person piece pounds prime principal PROBLEM proceed progression proportion purchased quantity question quotient ratio receive Reduce remainder represented rods rule sell shillings side sold solid solution square root subtract surface TABLE taken tens term thick third thousand units whole wide worth write yards

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Page 184 - The rule for casting interest, when partial payments have been made, is to apply the payment, in the first place, to the discharge of the interest then due. If the payment exceeds the interest, the surplus goes towards discharging the principal, and the subsequent interest is to be computed on the balance of principal remaining due.

Page 9 - 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 190 - ... 3 per cent. ? 4£ per cent. ? 5 per cent. ? 6 per cent. ? 7 per cent. ? 7£ per cent. ? 8 per cent.?

Page 111 - TABLE. 10 Mills (m.) = 1 Cent . . ct. 10 Cents = 1 Dime . . d. 10 Dimes = 1 Dollar . $. 10 Dollars = 1 Eagle . E.

Page 119 - Britain. 4 farthings (qr. or far.") make 1 penny, marked d. 12 pence " 1 shilling, " s. 20 shillings " 1 pound, or sovereign, £. 21 shillings

Page 270 - The cube of a number consisting of TENS and UNITS is equal to the cube of the tens...

Page 214 - A hare starts 40 yards before a grey-hound, and is not perceived by him till she has been up 40 seconds : she scuds away at the rate of ten miles an hour, and the dog, on view...

Page 107 - Remove the decimal point as many places to the right as there are ciphers in the multiplier.

Page 82 - Divide the numerator by the denominator, and the quotient will be the whole, or mixed number required.

Page 108 - RULE. Divide as in whole numbers, and from the right hand of the quotient point off as many places for decimals as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor.