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

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Explanation of Characters used in this Book . Equal to , as 12d . 1s . signifies that

12 pence are equal to 1 shilling . + More , the sign of addition , as 5 + 7 = 12 ,

signifies that 5 and 7 added together , are equal to 12 . Minus , or

of ...

Explanation of Characters used in this Book . Equal to , as 12d . 1s . signifies that

12 pence are equal to 1 shilling . + More , the sign of addition , as 5 + 7 = 12 ,

signifies that 5 and 7 added together , are equal to 12 . Minus , or

**less**, the signof ...

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... in the higher , 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

... in the higher , 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

. - Example . Write down four dollars and 7 cents . Thus , $ 4 , 07 cts . EXAMPLES

. 1. Find the sum of 504 dollars , 39 cents ; 291 dollars , 9 cents ; 136 dollars ...

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 , 9 cents ; 136 dollars ...

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SIMPLE SUBTRACTION Subtraction of whole Numbers , TEACHETH to take a

difference , or remainder : as 4 dollars subtracted from 6 dollars , the remainder is

...

SIMPLE SUBTRACTION Subtraction of whole Numbers , TEACHETH to take a

**less**number from a greater , of the same denomination , and thereby shows thedifference , or remainder : as 4 dollars subtracted from 6 dollars , the remainder is

...

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SIMPLE MULTIPLICATION , TEACHETH to increase , or repeat the greater of two

numbers given , as often as there are units in the

hence it performs the work of many additions in the most compendious manner .

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 .

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