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

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Although a

right hand of figures , it increases their value in a ... Thus , 2 with a

annexed to it , becomes 20 , twenty , and with two

hundred . 2.

Although a

**cipher**standing alone signifies nothing ; yet when it Is placed on theright hand of figures , it increases their value in a ... Thus , 2 with a

**cipher**annexed to it , becomes 20 , twenty , and with two

**ciphers**, thus , 200 , twohundred . 2.

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... in the hundreds place , and so on , kuwardu the left hand , writing each figure

according to its proper value in numeration ; taking care to supply those places of

the natural order with

... in the hundreds place , and so on , kuwardu the left hand , writing each figure

according to its proper value in numeration ; taking care to supply those places of

the natural order with

**ciphers**which are omitted in the question , EXAMPLES . Page 21

If the cents are less than ten , place a

- Example . Write down fuur dollars and 7 cents . Thus , $ 4 , 07 cis . EXAMPLES

1. Find the sum of 304 dollars , 39. * It may be observed , that all the figures at ...

If the cents are less than ten , place a

**cipher**in the lon's place , or pace of dimes .- Example . Write down fuur dollars and 7 cents . Thus , $ 4 , 07 cis . EXAMPLES

1. Find the sum of 304 dollars , 39. * It may be observed , that all the figures at ...

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When there are

those cif bers ; then place the significant figures under one another , and multiply

by them anly , and to the right ha . d of the product , place as many rephers as ...

When there are

**ciphers**on the right hand of either or both of the factors , neglectthose cif bers ; then place the significant figures under one another , and multiply

by them anly , and to the right ha . d of the product , place as many rephers as ...

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Ans . 88591992 CASE V. To multiply by 10 , 100 , 1000 , Sur .. alrex to the muli

plicand all the

EXAMPLES . 1. Multiply 365 hy 10 . Ans . 3650 2. Multiply 4657 lv 100 . Ans .

465700 3.

Ans . 88591992 CASE V. To multiply by 10 , 100 , 1000 , Sur .. alrex to the muli

plicand all the

**ciphers**in the multipl'r , and it will make the product requiredEXAMPLES . 1. Multiply 365 hy 10 . Ans . 3650 2. Multiply 4657 lv 100 . Ans .

465700 3.

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