## Daboll's Schoolmaster's Assistant |

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Page 172 - 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 173 - 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 payments, if any, the interest at that time due ; add that interest to the principal, and from the sum subtract the payment made at that time, together with the preceding payments, if any, and the remainder forms a new principal; on which compute and...

Page 154 - Find a common measure, by dividing the greater term by the less, and this divisor by the remainder, and so on, always dividing the last divisor' by the last remainder, till nothing remains, the last divisor is the common measure.* 2. Divide both of the terms of the fraction by the common measure, and the quotients will make the fraction required. • *Tofmd the greatest common measure...

Page 34 - Quotient, or answer to the question, which shows how many times the divisor is contained in the dividend. 4. The Remainder, which is always less than the divisor, and of the same name with the Dividend.

Page 178 - Double the figures already found in the root for a new divisor, (or, bring down your last divisor for a new one, doubling the right hand figure of it,) and from these find the next figure in the root, as last directed, and continue the operation in the same manner, till you have brought down all the periods.

Page 155 - To reduce a mixed number to an improper fraction, — RULE : Multiply the whole number by the denominator of the fraction, to the product add the numerator, and write the result over the denominator.

Page 224 - RULE. Multiply the length by the breadth, and that product by the depth, divide the last product by 2150,425 the solid inches in a statute bushel, and the quotient will be tiğe answer. EXAMPLE. There is a square...

Page 200 - Position tejches to resolve questions by making two suppositions of false numbers. 1. Take any two convenient numbers, and proceed with each according to the conditions of the question. 2. Find how much the results are different from the result in the question. 3. Multiply each of the errors by the contrary supposition.

Page 237 - In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal, the day of in the year of our Lord SCHEDULE (B.) Form of Conveyance on Chief Rent.

Page 205 - Subtract the quotient from the Annuity: Divide the remainder by the ratio less 1 , and the quotient will be the present worth to commence immediately, 3. Divide this quotient by that power of the ratio denoted by the time of Reversion, (or...