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

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The Appendix

The Appendix

**contains**a variety of rules for casting Interest , Rebate , & c . together with a number of the most easy and useful problems , for measuring superficies and solids , examples of forms commonly used in transacting business ... Page 12

In measuring depths , six feet make 1 fathom , or French toise . Distances are measured by a chain , four rods long ,

In measuring depths , six feet make 1 fathom , or French toise . Distances are measured by a chain , four rods long ,

**containing**one hundred links . 9 Land , or Square Measure . 144 square inches ARITHMETICAL TABLES . Page 13

N. B. The wine gallon

N. B. The wine gallon

**contains**231 solid or cubic inches , and the beer gallan , 282. A bushel**contains**2150,42 solid inches . W. mo . 11. Time . 60 seconds ( S. ) make 1 minute , marked S.M. 60 minutes , 1 hour , lus 24 hours , 1 day ... Page 18

Having placed units under units , tens under tens , & c . draw a line underneath , and begin with the units ; after adding up every figure in that column , consider how many tens are

Having placed units under units , tens under tens , & c . draw a line underneath , and begin with the units ; after adding up every figure in that column , consider how many tens are

**contained**in their sum ; set down the remainder under ... Page 21

What number of dollars are in six bags ,

What number of dollars are in six bags ,

**containing**each 37542 dollars ? Ans . 225252 . 2. If one quarter of a ship's cargo be worth eleven thousand and ninety - nine dollars , how many dollars is the whole cargo worth ?### What people are saying - Write a review

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