The Pupil's Guide to Practical Arithmetic, Containing All the Rules, which Occur in Common Business: Calculated Upon the Method Both of Pounds, Shillings, and Pence, and Federal Money. For the Use of Schools

Sewall Goodridge, 1809 - Arithmetic - 107 pages

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Contents

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Page 79 - ... and also to teach and instruct the said apprentice, or cause him to be taught and instructed, to read and write, and cypher as far as the Rule of Three...
Page 12 - Cut off- as many figures from the right hand of the dividend as there are ciphers in the divisor.
Page 78 - CD and the said CD doth hereby put, place and bind out himself, as an apprentice to RP to learn the art, trade or mystery of The said CD after the manner of an apprentice to dwell with and serve the said RP from the day of the date hereof, until the day of which will be in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and at which time the said apprentice, if he should be living, will be twenty one years of age.
Page 85 - Multiply the cube of the diameter by -5236, and the product will be the solidity.
Page 80 - ... together with all the privileges and appurtenances thereunto belonging.] To have and to hold the same unto the said Samuel Pendleton, bis heirs and assigns to his and their use and behoof forever.
Page 19 - ... quantity under the greater, arranging the denominations as in addition. 2. Beginning at the right, take each denomination of the subtrahend from the number above it, and set the remainder beneath. 3. If any number of the subtrahend is greater than the number above it, add to the upper number as many as it takes of that denomination to make one of the next higher, and take the subtrahend from the SUM ; set down the remainder, and, considering the number in the next denomination in the minuend...
Page 68 - A person said he had 20 children, and that it happened there was a year and a half between each of their ages; his eldest son was born when he was 24 years old, and the age cf his youngest is 2 1 ; what was the father's age ? Ans.
Page 78 - ... not haunt or frequent: From the service of his said master he shall not absent himself; but in all things, and at all times, he shall carry and behave himself as a good and faithful apprentice ought, during the whole time or term aforesaid. And the said...
Page 78 - During all which time or term, the said apprentice his said master well and faithfully shall serve ; his secrets keep, and his lawful commands every where at all times readily obey ; he shall do no damage to his said master, nor...
Page 17 - ... a decision, when required, almost intuitively. Who is there who, having at his finger ends the old quatrain, " Thirty days hath September, April, June, and November ; February twenty-eight alone, And all the rest have thirty-one.