A New and Easy Introduction to the Mathematics: Containing. A system of theoretical and practical arithmetic. Rules for the mensuration of superfices and solids. Rules for solving a number of useful and interesting mathematical, philosophical, and chronological problems. A collection of interesting mathematical questions for exercise. Useful tables, &c. Designed for the use of schools, academies, and private learners. I.. II.. III.. IV.. V.
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Page 69 - Thirty days hath September, April, June, and November ; All the rest have thirty-one, Except the second month alone, Which has but twenty-eight, in fine, Till leap year gives it twenty-nine.
Page 234 - To reduce an improper fraction to its equivalent whole or mixed number. RULE. — Divide the numerator by the denominator, and the quotient will be the whole or mixed number sought.
Page 235 - Operations with Fractions A) To change a mixed number to an improper fraction, simply multiply the whole number by the denominator of the fraction and add the numerator.
Page 291 - 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.
Page 354 - The power is applied to the circumference of the wheel, and the weight to the circumference of the axle.
Page 190 - 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...
Page 283 - Take a series of as many terms, decreasing by 1, from the given number, out of which the election is to be made, and find the product of all the terms.
Page 272 - When four quantities are in arithmetical proportion, the sum of the extremes is equal to the sum of the two mean terms.