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

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The principles of notation are , notwithstanding , the same in both throughout - the

The principles of notation are , notwithstanding , the same in both throughout - the

**difference**consisting only in enunciationi . EXAMPLES FOR PRACTICE . Page 5

What is the

What is the

**difference**be . 15. How are numbers above nine tween the French and English me . expressed by them ? thods of numeration ? 16. Page 7

Ans . 339 . Ans . 1749 pounds . 8. How many dollars are 13. The

Ans . 339 . Ans . 1749 pounds . 8. How many dollars are 13. The

**difference**hetween 2565 dollars , 7009 dollars , and two numbers is 5 , and the 796 dollars ... Page 8

14 The

14 The

**difference**between 1 and 14 from Woodstock to two numbers is 1448 , and the Windsor ; how far is it from least number is 2575 ; what Burlington to ... Page 13

Now to find the

Now to find the

**difference**between 75 and 43 , we Operation . write down the 75 , calling it the minuend ...### What people are saying - Write a review

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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.