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

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Page 11

The author has well explained

and elegant manner in the solution of various questions , and especially to those

relative to the Federal Computation of money . I think it will be a very useful book

...

The author has well explained

**Decimal**Arithmetic , and has applied it in a plainand elegant manner in the solution of various questions , and especially to those

relative to the Federal Computation of money . I think it will be a very useful book

...

Page 5

Although the Federal Coin is purely

numbers , and so absolutely neces . sary to be understood by every one , that I

have introduced it immediately after addition of whole numbers , and also shown

how to ...

Although the Federal Coin is purely

**decimal**, it is se nearly allied to wholenumbers , and so absolutely neces . sary to be understood by every one , that I

have introduced it immediately after addition of whole numbers , and also shown

how to ...

Page 6

As

simple , useful , and necessary , and soonest wanted in more useful branches of

Arithmetic , they ought to be learned first , and Vulgar Fractions omitted , until ...

As

**decimal**fractions may be learneu ' much easier than vulgar , and are moresimple , useful , and necessary , and soonest wanted in more useful branches of

Arithmetic , they ought to be learned first , and Vulgar Fractions omitted , until ...

Page 7

Fellowship Fractions , Vuigar and

Compound me . . , Inverse Proportion . . Involution Loss and Gain . Multiplication ,

Simple application and use of . . - Supplement to o . - Compound . . Numeration : .

Fellowship Fractions , Vuigar and

**Decimals**. Insurance . . Interest , Simple . =Compound me . . , Inverse Proportion . . Involution Loss and Gain . Multiplication ,

Simple application and use of . . - Supplement to o . - Compound . . Numeration : .

Page 74

FRACTIONS , or broken numbers , are expressions fo . any assignable part of an

unit or whole number , and ( ir general ) are of two kinds , viz . VULGAR AND

...

FRACTIONS , or broken numbers , are expressions fo . any assignable part of an

unit or whole number , and ( ir general ) are of two kinds , viz . VULGAR AND

**DECIMAL**. A Vulgar Fraction , is represented by two numbers pla ced one above...

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