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

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This has ordinarily been done by dividing the foot into 12 equal parts , called

This has ordinarily been done by dividing the foot into 12 equal parts , called

**inches**, and each of these again into 3 equal parts , called barley corns . Page 40

3 barley corns make 1

3 barley corns make 1

**inch**, in . lin . 12 ft . 1 yds . rds./fur./mi . 112**inches**1 foot , 36 3 1 3 feet , 1 yard , yd . 198 | 163 54 1 5 } yards , or 163 ... Page 41

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**inches**make l nail , na . 3 quarters make i eil Flemish , E. 4 nails 1 quarter , 4r . 5 quarters 1 ell English , E. E. 4 quarters 1 yard , yd . 37.2 in . Page 42

4 quarts 1 gallon , gal .

4 quarts 1 gallon , gal .

**inches**282 36 gallons 1 barrel , bar . 10152 144 Ski 1 ! 54 gallons 1 hogshead , hhd . ' ' 15228 ] 216 54 15 1 XIII . Page 45

In 3020833 in . how mahow many

In 3020833 in . how mahow many

**inches**? 4. How many**inches**round 4. II . 1578424320 in . how the earth ? many degrees ? Cloth Measure . 1.### 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.