## 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

together 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 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 , useful ...

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

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

chain , four rods long ,

Measure .

N. B. In measuring the height of horses , 4 inches make I 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 SquareMeasure .

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N. B. The wine gallon

282. A bushel

make 1 minute , marked S.M. 60 minutes , 1 hour , lus 24 hours , 1 day , d .

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 , d .

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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

units ...

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 theunits ...

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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 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 ? Ans . 44396 dols . 3.

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