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

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JOSIAH MEIGS , Professor of Mathematics and Natural Philosophy . [ Now

Surveyor General of the United States . ] I HAVE

above mentioned , and concur with Mr. Professor Meigs in his opinion of its merit

.

JOSIAH MEIGS , Professor of Mathematics and Natural Philosophy . [ Now

Surveyor General of the United States . ] I HAVE

**given**some attention to the workabove mentioned , and concur with Mr. Professor Meigs in his opinion of its merit

.

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... scholar being now capable of going through them with advantage and ease . In

Simple Interest , in Federal Money , I have

some of which are particularly designed for the use of the compting - house .

... scholar being now capable of going through them with advantage and ease . In

Simple Interest , in Federal Money , I have

**given**several new and concise rules ;some of which are particularly designed for the use of the compting - house .

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... of any

45 Table , Numeration and Pence Addition , Subtraction and Multiplication 10 of

Weight and Measure of Time and Motion 13 - showing the number of days from ...

... of any

**given**sum for months and days 217 Subtraction , Simple 25 Compound45 Table , Numeration and Pence Addition , Subtraction and Multiplication 10 of

Weight and Measure of Time and Motion 13 - showing the number of days from ...

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... by throwing them into higher places . Thus 2 with a cypher annexed to it

becomes 20 , twenty , and with two cyphers , thus , 200 , two hundred . 2. When

numbers consisting of many figures , are

convenient to ...

... by throwing them into higher places . Thus 2 with a cypher annexed to it

becomes 20 , twenty , and with two cyphers , thus , 200 , two hundred . 2. When

numbers consisting of many figures , are

**given**to be read , it will be foundconvenient to ...

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In making out bills of parcels , and in finding the value of goods ; when the price

of one yard , pound , & c . is

whole quantity . RULE . Multiply the

whole ...

In making out bills of parcels , and in finding the value of goods ; when the price

of one yard , pound , & c . is

**given**( in Federal Money ) to find the value of thewhole quantity . RULE . Multiply the

**given**price andquantity together , as inwhole ...

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