The Youth's Assistant in Theoretic and Practical Arithmetic: Designed for the Use of Schools in the United States

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Chauncey Goodrich, 1848 - Arithmetic - 168 pages

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Page 76 - Multiply each payment by its term of credit, and divide the sum of the products by the sum of the payments ; the quotient will be the average term of credit.
Page 109 - Multiply the divisor, thus augmented, by the last figure of the root, and subtract the product from the dividend, and to the remainder bring down the next period for a new dividend.
Page 97 - Multiply all the numerators together for a new numerator, and all the denominators together for a new denominator.
Page 74 - Is when the several shares of stock are continued in trade an equal term of time. RULE. As the whole stock is to the whole gain or loss : so is each man's particular stock, to his particular share of the gain or loss.
Page 105 - Subtract the square number from the left hand period, and to the remainder bring down the next period for a dividend. III. Double the root already found for a divisor ; seek how many times the divisor is contained in the dividend...
Page 67 - In any proportion, the product of the means is equal to the product of the extremes.
Page 68 - Then multiply the second and third terms together, and divide the product by the first term: the quotient will be the fourth term, or answer.
Page 120 - RULE. Multiply all the terms of the natural series of numbers, from 1 up to the given number, continually together, and the last product will be the answer required. ExAMPLEs.
Page 89 - Divide the greater number by the less, and that divisor by the remainder, and so on, always dividing the last divisor by the last remainder, till nothing remain.

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