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

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JOSIAH MEIGS , Pr jussor of Mathematics and Natural Philosophy . [ Now

Surveyor - General of the United States . ) I HAVE

work above mentioned , and concur with Mr. Professor Meigs in his opinion of its

merit .

JOSIAH MEIGS , Pr jussor of Mathematics and Natural Philosophy . [ Now

Surveyor - General of the United States . ) I HAVE

**given**some attention to thework above mentioned , and concur with Mr. Professor Meigs in his opinion of its

merit .

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... by throwing them into higher places . Thus 2 with a cipher annexed to it ,

becomes 20 , twenty , and with two ciphers , thus , 200 ) , two hundred . 2. When

numbers consisting of many figures , are

convenient ...

... by throwing them into higher places . Thus 2 with a cipher annexed to it ,

becomes 20 , twenty , and with two ciphers , thus , 200 ) , two hundred . 2. When

numbers consisting of many figures , are

**given**to be read , it will be foundconvenient ...

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SIMPLE MULTIPLICATION TEACHETH to increase or repeat the greater of two

numbers

hence it performs the work of many Additions in the most compendious manner .

SIMPLE MULTIPLICATION TEACHETH to increase or repeat the greater of two

numbers

**given**, as often as there are units in the less , or multiplying number ;hence it performs the work of many Additions in the most compendious manner .

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In making out bills of parcels , and in finding the value of goods ; when the price

of one yard , pound , & c . is

whole quantity . RÜLE . Multiply the

whole ...

In making out bills of parcels , and in finding the value of goods ; when the price

of one yard , pound , & c . is

**given**( in Federal Money ) to find the value of thewhole quantity . RÜLE . Multiply the

**given**price and quantity together , as inwhole ...

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Four principal parts are to be noticed in Division : 1. The Dividend , or number

Quotient , or answer to the question , which shows how many times the divisor is

contained ...

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. TheQuotient , or answer to the question , which shows how many times the divisor is

contained ...

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