## Daboll's Schoolmaster's Assistant: Improved and Enlarged : Being a Plain and Practical System of Arithmetick Adapted to the United States |

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... and in the

simple value, and soon, as in the following Note:-Although a cipher standio alone

signises nothing; yet when it is placed on the right hard us figures, it increases

their ...

... and in the

**third**place, or place of hundreds, it becomes a hundred times itssimple value, and soon, as in the following Note:-Although a cipher standio alone

signises nothing; yet when it is placed on the right hard us figures, it increases

their ...

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... the dollar's placeA point or comma, called a separatriz, may be placed after the

dollars to separate them from the inferior denominations; then the first figure at

the right of this separatrix is dimes, the second figure cents, and the

... the dollar's placeA point or comma, called a separatriz, may be placed after the

dollars to separate them from the inferior denominations; then the first figure at

the right of this separatrix is dimes, the second figure cents, and the

**third**mills. Page 32

A

of tre divisor, and place the excess on the left hand. 2. Do the same with the

quotient, and place it on the right hand. 3. Multiply these two figures tooether, and

...

A

**third**method of proof by excess of nines is as follows, viz. 1. Cast the nines outof tre divisor, and place the excess on the left hand. 2. Do the same with the

quotient, and place it on the right hand. 3. Multiply these two figures tooether, and

...

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17. From one hundred pounds, take four pence half penny. Ans. £99. 19s. 74d.

18. Received of four men the following sums of money, viz. The first paid me 371.

11s. 4d. the second 25l. 16s. 7d. the

...

17. From one hundred pounds, take four pence half penny. Ans. £99. 19s. 74d.

18. Received of four men the following sums of money, viz. The first paid me 371.

11s. 4d. the second 25l. 16s. 7d. the

**third**19l. 14s. 6d. and the fourth as much as...

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13. Bought a dozen of silver spoons, which together weighed 3 lb. 2 oz. 13 powt.

12 grs, how much silver did each spoon contain? Ams. 3 oz. 4 plot. 11 go. 14.

Bought 17 cwt. 3 qrs. 19 lb. of sugar, and sold out one

remains ...

13. Bought a dozen of silver spoons, which together weighed 3 lb. 2 oz. 13 powt.

12 grs, how much silver did each spoon contain? Ams. 3 oz. 4 plot. 11 go. 14.

Bought 17 cwt. 3 qrs. 19 lb. of sugar, and sold out one

**third**of it; how muchremains ...

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