## Ruger's Arithmetick, with Questions and Answers: A New System of Arithmetick; in which the Rules are Familiarly Demonstrated, and the Principles of the Science Clearly and Fully Explained ... |

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Page 218 - Multiply the divisor, thus augmented, by the last figure of the root, and subtract the product from the dividend, and to the remainder bring down the next period for a new dividend.

Page 153 - Compute the interest to the time of the first payment ; if that be one year or more from the time the interest commenced, add it to the principal, and deduct the payment from the sum total. If there be after payments made, compute the interest on the balance due to the next payment, and then deduct the payment as above; and, in like manner, from one payment to another, till all the payments are absorbed ; provided the time between one payment and another be one year or more.

Page 155 - Compute the interest on the principal sum, from the time when the interest commenced to the first time when a payment was made, which exceeds either alone or in conjunction with the preceding payment...

Page 150 - The rule for casting interest, when partial payments have been made, is to apply the payment, in the first place, to the discharge of the interest then due. If the payment exceeds the interest, the surplus goes towards discharging the principal, and the subsequent interest is to be computed on the balance of principal remaining due. If the payment be less than the interest, the surplus of interest must not be taken to augment the principal; but interest continues on the former principal until the...

Page 199 - ... but if the blank fall under the first or second term, the proportion is inverse ; then multiply the third and fourth terms together for a divisor, and the other three for a dividend, and the quotient will be the answer. EXAMPLES.

Page 235 - Operations with Fractions A) To change a mixed number to an improper fraction, simply multiply the whole number by the denominator of the fraction and add the numerator.

Page 7 - Decedents," and to repeal said original sections, -and to repeal sections one (1), two (2), three (3), four (4), five (5), six (6), seven...

Page 241 - Multiply all the numerators together for a new numerator, and all the denominators together for a new denominator.

Page 242 - Then multiply the second and third terms together, and divide the product by the first term: the quotient will be the fourth term, or answer.

Page 155 - In casting interest upon bonds, notes, &.c., upon which partial payments have been made, every payment is to be first applied to keep down the interest ; but the interest is never allowed to form a part of the principal, so as to carry interest, for the effect in such case would be to give compound interest, which the law does not allow.