Practical and Mental Arithmetic on a New Plan: In which Mental Arithmetic is Combined with the Use of the Slate, Containg a Complete System for All Practical Purposes; Being in Dollars and Cents ... With Exercises for the Slate, to which is Added a Practical System of Book-keeping
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Page 46 - ... then 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 45 - But if any payments be made before one year's interest hath accrued, then 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...
Page 8 - Subtract the cube thus found from the said period, and to the remainder bring down the next period, and call this the dividend.
Page 7 - 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 11 - Divide by any number that will divide two or more of the given numbers without a remainder, and set the quotients, together with the undivided numbers, in a line beneath.
Page 13 - Divide the difference of the extremes by the common difference, and the quotient, increased by 1 , will be the answer.
Page 29 - Multiply the second and third terms together, and divide their product by the first term ; the quotient will be the fourth term, or answer, in the same denomination with the third term.
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Page 44 - 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...