## Arithmetical Collections and Improvements: Being a Complete System of Practical Arithmetic |

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againſt Alſo Amſterdam annuity annum anſwer anſwer required buſhel C A S E caſe cent coſt crown cube cyder cyphers decimal denominator difference diſcount diſtance divided dividend diviſion diviſor ducat ells Engliſh eſtate feet figure firſt Flemiſh fraćtion gallons given greateſt groſs hogſhead horſe inches increaſed integer intereſt juſt laſt leaſt leſs leſſer London loſs meaſure miles moſt multiply muſt number of terms obſerve ounces pence perſon piaſter produćt propoſed purchaſe queſtion quotient R U L R U L E raiſed remainder repetend reſolvend reſt rix-dollar S E C ſaid ſame ſecond ſeries ſet ſeven ſeveral ſhall ſhare ſhe ſhillings ſhould ſide ſilver ſingle ſix ſold ſolid ſols ſon ſought ſquare ſquare root ſtand ſterling ſtock ſtone ſubtract ſuch ſum Suppoſe tare theſe thoſe thouſand uſe weight whoſe wine yards ditto

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Page 486 - When first the marriage knot was tied Betwixt my wife and me, My age did hers as far exceed As three times three does three ; , But when ten years and half ten years We man and wife had been, Her age came up as near to mine As eight is to sixteen. Now tell me, I pray, What were our ages on the wedding-day...

Page 287 - ... dollars. How many days did he work, and how many days was he idle ? Ans.

Page 486 - Years, and Half Ten Years., We Man and Wife had been, Her Age came up as near to mine As Eight is to Sixteen. Now...

Page 149 - To reduce an improper fraction to a whole or mixed number, — RULE : Divide the numerator by the denominator ; the quotient will be the whole or mixed number.

Page 214 - To be 100 feet from th' top to th' ground ; Against the wall a ladder stood upright, Of the same length the castle was in height : •A. waggish youngster did the ladder slide (The bottom of it) 10 feet from the side ; ' Now I would know how far the top did fall, By pulling out the ladder from the wall t A 6 ini nearly 26.

Page 496 - As in arithmetical, so also in geometrical progression, there are five things, any three of which being given, the other two may be found : — 1st The first term.

Page 501 - Ans. (5) A man is to travel from London to a certain place in 12 days, and to go but 3 miles the first day, increasing every day by an equal excess, so that the last day's journey may be 58 miles; what is the daily increase, and how many miles distant is that place from London ? Ans. 5 miles daily increase.

Page 500 - The extremes and number of terms being .given, to find the common difference. RULE...

Page 36 - Figure, as in Addition) and bear (or carry) the faid Ten or Tens in mind until you have multiplied the next. Figure of the Multiplicand...

Page 21 - Eclipse of the Sun, when the Moon is lineally between the Earth and Sun ? and in another of the Moon, when the Earth is in a Line between her and him ? (45) From the Creation to the Flood was 1656 Years ; thence to the building of Solomon's Temple 1336 Years ; thence to Mahomet, who lived 622 Years after Christ, «. 1630 Years. In what Year of the World was Christ then born...