# The National Arithmetic, on the Inductive System: Combining the Analytic and Synthetic Methods, in which the Principles of Arithmetic are Explained in a Perspicuous and Familiar Manner; Containing Also Practical Systems of Mensuration, Guaging, Geometry, and Book-keeping; Forming a Complete Mercantile Arithmetic. Designed for Schools and Academies

R.S. Davis, 1839 - Arithmetic - 305 pages

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### Contents

 Numeration 9 Division 25 Compound Addition 40 Compound Reduction 55 Bills in English Money 68
 Decimal Fractions 109 Circulating Decimals 122 Interest with Partial Payments 140 Banking 153 American Duties 169

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Page 265 - ... above the upper deck ; the breadth thereof at the broadest part above the main wales, half of which breadth shall be accounted the depth of such vessel, and...
Page 29 - 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 271 - As the distance between the body to be raised or balanced, and the fulcrum or prop, is to the distance between the prop and the point where the power is applied ; so is the power to the weight which it will balance.
Page 184 - Is when the several shares of stock are continued in trade an equal term of time. RULE. As the whole stock is to the whole gain or loss : so is each man's particular stock, to his particular share of the gain or loss.
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Page 252 - The circumference of every circle is supposed to be divided into 360 equal parts, called degrees ; and each degree into 60 equal parts, called minutes ; and each minute into 60 equal parts, called seconds ; and these into thirds, &c.
Page 38 - Thirty days hath September, April, June, and November ; All the rest have thirty-one, Except the second month alone, Which has but twenty-eight, in fine, Till leap year gives it twenty-nine.
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