## 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 Jippendia

with a number of the most easy and useful problems, for measuring superficies

and solids, examples of forms commonly used in transacting business, useful ...

The Jippendia

**contains**a variety of rules for casting Interest, Rebate, &c. togetherwith a number of the most easy and useful problems, for measuring superficies

and solids, examples of forms commonly used in transacting business, useful ...

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N. B. In measuring the height of horses, 4 inches make 1 hand. . In measuring

depths, six feet make 1 fathom, or French toise. Distances are measured by a

chain, four rods long,

N. B. In measuring the height of horses, 4 inches make 1 hand. . 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 . Page 13

N . B . The wine gallon

282 . A bushel

seconds ( S . ) make 1 minute , marked S . M . 60 minutes , 1 hour , 24 hours , : 1

day ...

N . B . The wine gallon

**contains**231 solid or cubic inches , and the beer gallan ,282 . A bushel

**contains**2150 , 42 solid inches . seire ' W . mo . 11 . Time . 60seconds ( S . ) make 1 minute , marked S . M . 60 minutes , 1 hour , 24 hours , : 1

day ...

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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 the ... Page 21

What number of dollars are in six bags ,

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 ? Ans . 44396 dols . 3 .

What number of dollars are in six bags ,

**containing**each 57542 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 ? Ans . 44396 dols . 3 .

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