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

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Minus , or

Minus , or

**less**, the sign of subtraction , as 6--2 = 4 , signifies that 2 subtracted from 6 , leaves 4 . X Multiply , or with , the sign of Multiplication ; as 4x3 = 12 , signifies that 4 multiplied by 3 , is equal to 12 . Page 22

... and partly in the lowest ; for example , 37 54 , may be either read 5754 cents , or 375 dimes and 4 cents , or 37 dollars 5 dimes and 4 cents , or 3 eagles , 7 dollars 5 dimes and 4 cents If the cents are

... and partly in the lowest ; for example , 37 54 , may be either read 5754 cents , or 375 dimes and 4 cents , or 37 dollars 5 dimes and 4 cents , or 3 eagles , 7 dollars 5 dimes and 4 cents If the cents are

**less**than ten , place a. Page 23

If the cents are

If the cents are

**less**than ten , place a cypher in the ten's place , or place of dimes . - Example . Write down four dollars and 7 cents . Thus , $ 4 , 07 cts . EXAMPLES . 1. Find the sum of 504 dollars , 39 cents ; 291 dollars ... Page 25

SIMPLE SUBTRACTION Subtraction of whole Numbers , TEACHETH to take a

SIMPLE SUBTRACTION Subtraction of whole Numbers , TEACHETH to take a

**less**number from a greater , of the same denomination , and thereby shows the difference , or remainder : as 4 dollars subtracted from 6 dollars , the remainder is two ... Page 28

SIMPLE MULTIPLICATION , TEACHETH to increase , or repeat the greater of two numbers given , as often as there are units in the

SIMPLE MULTIPLICATION , TEACHETH to increase , or repeat the greater of two numbers given , as often as there are units in the

**less**, or multiplying number ; hence it performs the work of many additions in the most compendious manner .### What people are saying - Write a review

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