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

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They have been too sparing of

consequence of which , the young pupil is hurried through the ground rules too

fast for his capacity . This objection I have endeavoured to obviate in the

following ...

They have been too sparing of

**examples**, especially in the first rudiments ; inconsequence of which , the young pupil is hurried through the ground rules too

fast for his capacity . This objection I have endeavoured to obviate in the

following ...

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5461 , Five thousand four hundred and sixty - one . | 1234 , One thousand two

hundred and thirty - four . 54026 , Fifty - four thousand and twenty - six | 123461 ...

**EXAMPLES**. Read the following numbers . 365 , Three hundred and sixty - five .5461 , Five thousand four hundred and sixty - one . | 1234 , One thousand two

hundred and thirty - four . 54026 , Fifty - four thousand and twenty - six | 123461 ...

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... places of the natural order with cyphers which are omitted in the question .

Two hundred and seventy - nine . Thirty - seven thousand , five hundred and

fourteen .

... places of the natural order with cyphers which are omitted in the question .

**EXAMPLES**. Write down in proper figures the following numbers : Thirty - six .Two hundred and seventy - nine . Thirty - seven thousand , five hundred and

fourteen .

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... set down the remainder under the units , and carry so many as you have tens ,

to the next column of tens ; proceed in the same manner through every column ,

or row , and set down the whole amount of the last row .

... set down the remainder under the units , and carry so many as you have tens ,

to the next column of tens ; proceed in the same manner through every column ,

or row , and set down the whole amount of the last row .

**EXAMPLES**. ( 1. ) ( 2. ) ... Page 20

Reject or cast out the nines in each luw or sum of figures , and set down the S7 8

2 i emainders , each directly even with the 5 7 6 6 figures in its row ; find the sum

of ...

**EXAMPLE**. Excess of 9's . . % There is another method of proof , as follows :Reject or cast out the nines in each luw or sum of figures , and set down the S7 8

2 i emainders , each directly even with the 5 7 6 6 figures in its row ; find the sum

of ...

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