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

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... being valued according to their place from the dollar's place . A point or comma

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inferior denominations ; ther the first figure at the right of FEDERAL MONEY . 21.

... being valued according to their place from the dollar's place . A point or comma

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**called**a separatrix , may be . placed after the dollars to separate them from theinferior denominations ; ther the first figure at the right of FEDERAL MONEY . 21.

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When accounts are kept in dollars and cents , and no other denominations are

mentioned , which is the usual mode in common reckoning , then the two first

figures at the right of the separatrix or point , may be

of ...

When accounts are kept in dollars and cents , and no other denominations are

mentioned , which is the usual mode in common reckoning , then the two first

figures at the right of the separatrix or point , may be

**called**so many cents insteadof ...

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The figure above the line , is

denominator , S5 The denominator ( which is the divisor in division ) shews how

many parts the integer is divided into ; and the numerator ( which is the

remainder after ...

The figure above the line , is

**called**the numerator , and hat below it , thedenominator , S5 The denominator ( which is the divisor in division ) shews how

many parts the integer is divided into ; and the numerator ( which is the

remainder after ...

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The point prefixed is

towards the right hand , and each figure takes its value by its distance from the

unit's place ; if it be in the first place after units , ( or separating point ) it signifies ...

The point prefixed is

**called**the separatrix . Decimals are counted from the lefttowards the right hand , and each figure takes its value by its distance from the

unit's place ; if it be in the first place after units , ( or separating point ) it signifies ...

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COMPOUND INTEREST , Is when the interest is added to the principal , at the

end of the year , and on that amount the interest cast for another year , and added

again , and so on : this is

for ...

COMPOUND INTEREST , Is when the interest is added to the principal , at the

end of the year , and on that amount the interest cast for another year , and added

again , and so on : this is

**called**Interest upon Interest . RULE . Find the interestfor ...

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Page 174 - Compute the interest to the time of the first payment ; if that be one year or more from the time the interest commenced, add it to the principal, and deduct the payment from the sum total. If there be after payments made, compute the interest on the balance due to the next payment, and then deduct the payment as above; and in like manner from one payment to another, till all the payments are absorbed; provided the time between one payment and another be one year or more.

Page 190 - IS the method of finding what quantity of each of the ingredients whose rates are given, will compose a mixture of a given rate ; so that it is the reverse of Alligation Medial, and may be proved by it. CASE I. When the mean rate of the whole mixture, and the rates of all the ingredients are given, without any limited quau

Page 40 - RULE.* 1. Place the numbers so that those of the same denomination may stand directly under each other. 2. Add the first column or denomination together, as in whole numbers; then divide the sum by as many of the same denomination as make one of the next greater...

Page 184 - 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 180 - ... it at the right hand of the given number, (after the manner of a quotient in division) for the first figure of the root, and the square number under the period, and subtract it therefrom, and to the remainder bring down the next period for a dividend. 3. Place the double of the root already found, on the left hand of the dividend for a divisor.

Page 220 - To measure a parallelogram or long square. RULE.— Multiply the length by the breadth, and the product will be the area, or superficial content, in the same name as that in which the dimension was taken, whether inches, feet, or rods, etc.

Page 180 - ... subtract it therefrom, and to the remainder bring down the next period for a dividend. 3. Place the double of the root already found, on the left hand of the dividend for a divisor. 4. Seek how often the divisor is contained...

Page 211 - A hare starts 40 yards before a grey-hound, and is not perceived by him till she has been up 40 seconds : she scuds away at the rate of...

Page 228 - In the same manner multiply all the multiplicand by the inches, or second denomination, in the multiplier, and set the result of each term one place removed to the right hand of those in the multiplicand.

Page 238 - Obligation to be void, otherwise to remain in full force and virtue.