# The Scholar's Arithmetic; Or, Federal Accountant ...: The Whole in a Form and Method Altogether New, for the Ease of the Master and the Greater Progress of the Scholar

J. Prentiss, 1819 - Arithmetic - 224 pages

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### Contents

 Introduction 7 SECTION II 50 Fractions 68 Federal Money 80 Table to reduce shillings 105 Tables of Exchange 117
 Easy method of casting Interest 97 Practice 141 SECTION III 157 Extraction of the Sqnare Root 158 Painters and Joiners work 192 Extraction of the Cube Root 198 Loss and Gain 204 Notes 211

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Page 214 - Snow, his heirs and assigns, forever against the lawful claims and demands of all persons.
Page 158 - ... subtract it therefrom, and to the remainder bring down the next period for a dividend. 3. " Place the double of the root, already found, on the left hand of the dividend for a divisor. 4. " Seek how often the divisor is contained...
Page 219 - RULE. Multiply all the numerators together for a new numerator, and all the denominators for a new denominator: then reduce the new fraction to its lowest terms.
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Page 218 - To reduce a mixed number to an improper fraction. RULE. Multiply the whole number by the denominator of the fraction, and to the product add the numerator for~a numerator, which place over the denominator.
Page 167 - RULE. 1 . Separate the given number into periods of three figures each, by putting a point over the unit figure and every third figure bejond the place of units.
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