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

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If a man earn 3 dolls . a sand

If a man earn 3 dolls . a sand

**feet**of boards at 18 dol . metk , how much will he earn lars a thousand ; what did in a year , or 52 weeks ? they come to ? Page 21

If a person spend 8 cts . trees 25

If a person spend 8 cts . trees 25

**feet**asunder , how a day , how much will he many**feet**long are the rows ? spend in a year , or 365 days ? Page 24

The points used for this purpose are the period and the comma , the former of which is adopted in this work ; thus to express 12

The points used for this purpose are the period and the comma , the former of which is adopted in this work ; thus to express 12

**feet**and 3 tenths of a foot ... Page 37

How would you write 12

How would you write 12

**feet**| quired ? and 3 tenths ? 21. When the decimal places in 8. Have figures in decimals a lo- | the divisor exceed those in the ... Page 40

112 inches 1 foot , 36 3 1 3

112 inches 1 foot , 36 3 1 3

**feet**, 1 yard , yd . 198 | 163 54 1 5 } yards , or 163 st . 1 rod , or pole , rd . 7920 660 220 40 1 140 rods 1 furlong , fur .### 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.