The Improved Arithmetic: Newly Arranged and Clearly Illustrated, Both Theoretically and Practically to Meet the Exigencies of the Student in the Acquisition of the Nature and Science of Numbers, and Also, to Aid the Accountant in All Arithmetical Computations, Relative to Business Transactions : Designed for the Use of Academies, Schools, and Counting-houses
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added Addition amount annuity answer arithmetical bushels called cent ciphers circle common Compound Interest contained cost cube cubic currency decimal denominator diameter difference discount divide dividend Division divisor dollars equal Examples expressed farthings Federal Money feet figures fourth fraction gain gallons Geometrical give given number given sum greater half Hence hundred inches increased interest kind length less loss marked mean measure method millions mills mixed months multiply nature Note obtained operation payment pence pound present worth principal Proof proportion quantity quarters question quotient ratio reals receive Reduce relative remainder Required the interest respective right-hand rule Rule of Three share shillings side simple sold solid square square root stand Subtraction taken tare tens term third thousand tion units weight whole numbers yards
Page 110 - ... from the right hand of the quotient, point off so many places for decimals, as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor.
Page 235 - ... compute the interest on the principal sum due on the obligation for one year, add it to the principal, and compute the interest on the sum paid, from the time it was paid, up to the end of the year : add it to the sum paid, and deduct that sum from the principal and interest added as above...
Page 235 - But if there be several payments made within the said time, find the amount of the several payments, from the time they were paid, to the time of settlement, and deduct their amount from the amount or the nrincina.
Page 233 - COMPUTE the interest on the principal sum, from the time when the interest commenced to the first time when a payment was made, which exceeds either alone or in conjunction with the preceding payments (if any) the interest at that time due: add that interest to the principal, and from the sum subtract the payment made at that time, together with the preceding payments (if any) and the remainder forms a new principal ; on which, compute and subtract the interest, as upon the first principal: and proceed...
Page 257 - IS the method of finding what quantity of e'ach 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.
Page 81 - Multiply all the numerators together for a new numerator, and all the denominators for a new denominator; and they will form the fraction required. . EXAMPLES. 1. Reduce £ of | of £ of -fa to a simple fraction.
Page 45 - DIVISION teaches to find how many times one whole number is contained in another ; and also what remains ; and is a concise way of performing several subtractions. Four principal parts are to be noticed in Division : 1. The Dividend, or number given to be divided. 2. The Divisor, or number given to divide by. 3. The Quotient, or answer to the question, which shows how many times the divisor is contained in the dividend. 4. The Remainder, which is always less than the divisor, and of the same name...