## Adams's New Arithmetic: Arithmetic, in which the Principles of Operating by Numbers are Analytically Explained, and Synthetically Applied ... : Designed for the Use of Schools and Academies in the United States |

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One man travels 67

day ; if they both start from the same place at the same time , how far will they be

apart at the close of the first day ? of the second ? of the third ? of the fourth ? 21.

One man travels 67

**miles**in a day , another man follows at the rate of 42**miles**aday ; if they both start from the same place at the same time , how far will they be

apart at the close of the first day ? of the second ? of the third ? of the fourth ? 21.

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There are 320 rods in a

784 chests of tea cost , at 69 dollars a chest ? 21. If 1851 men receive 758 ...

There are 320 rods in a

**mile**; how many rods are where in 57**miles**? 19. It is 436**miles**from Boston to the city of Washington ; how many rods is it ? 20. What will784 chests of tea cost , at 69 dollars a chest ? 21. If 1851 men receive 758 ...

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Two men depart from the same place , and travel in opposite directions , one at

the rate of 27

the end of 6 days ? Ans . 348

...

Two men depart from the same place , and travel in opposite directions , one at

the rate of 27

**miles**a day , the other 31**miles**a day ; how far apart will they be atthe end of 6 days ? Ans . 348

**miles**. 5. What number is that , the factors of which...

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If a man can travel 4

24

trees in a row ; how many rows are there > Remark . When any one thing is ...

If a man can travel 4

**miles**an hour , how many hours would it take him to travel24

**miles**? 11. In an orchard there are 28 trees standing in rows , and there are 3trees in a row ; how many rows are there > Remark . When any one thing is ...

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The earth , in its annual revolution round the sun , is said to travel 596088000

1234567890 = how many ? 13. 40781920 = how many ? 14. 28.7447231 = how

many ?

The earth , in its annual revolution round the sun , is said to travel 596088000

**miles**; what is that per hour , there being 8766 hours in a year r ? 12.1234567890 = how many ? 13. 40781920 = how many ? 14. 28.7447231 = how

many ?

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Page 256 - EF or his certain attorney, his executors, administrators or assigns, to which payment, well and truly to be made, I bind myself, my heirs, executors and administrators, firmly by these presents ; Sealed with my seal.

Page 79 - The first seven letters of the alphabet, A, B, C, D, E, F, G, are used to...

Page 244 - A man was hired 50 days on these conditions, — that, for every day he worked, he should receive $ '75, and, for every ilay he was idle, he should forfeit $ '25 ; at the expiration of the time, he received $ 27'50 ; how many days did he work...

Page 139 - 03, the same as beiore. IT 73. The foregoing examples and remarks are sufficient to establish the following RULE. In the division of decimal fractions, divide as in whole numbers, and from the right hand of the quotient point off...

Page 217 - 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 105 - 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.

Page 221 - Hence, to find the common difference, — Divide the difference of the extremes by the number of terms, less 1, and the quotient will be the common difference.

Page 256 - EF, his executors, administrators, or assigns, the full sum of two hundred dollars, with legal interest for the same, on or before the eleventh day of next ensuing the date hereof, — then this obligation to be void, or otherwise to remain in full force and virtue.

Page 154 - The rate of interest upon the loan or forbearance of any money, goods or things in action...

Page 220 - There are five things in arithmetical progression, any three of which being given, the other two may be found : — 1st. The first term. ' 2d. The last term. 3d. The number of terms. 4th. The common difference. 5th. The sum of al!