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

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The Appendix

together with a number of the inost easy and useful probleins , for measuring

superficies and solids , examples of forms commonly used in transacting

business , useful ...

The Appendix

**contains**a variety of rules for casting Interest , Rebate , & c .together with a number of the inost easy and useful probleins , for measuring

superficies and solids , examples of forms commonly used in transacting

business , useful ...

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... horses , 4 inches make 1 hand . In measuring depths , six feet make 1 fathorn ,

or French toise . Distances are measured by a chain , four rods long ,

one hundred links . . 9 . Land , or Square Measure . ARITHMETICAL TABLES .

... horses , 4 inches make 1 hand . In measuring depths , six feet make 1 fathorn ,

or French toise . Distances are measured by a chain , four rods long ,

**containing**one hundred links . . 9 . Land , or Square Measure . ARITHMETICAL TABLES .

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4 wide , and 4 high , All solids , or things that have length , breadth and depth ,

are measured by this measure . N . B . The wine gallon

cubic inches , and the beer gallon , 282 . A bushel

inches .

4 wide , and 4 high , All solids , or things that have length , breadth and depth ,

are measured by this measure . N . B . The wine gallon

**contains**231 solid orcubic inches , and the beer gallon , 282 . A bushel

**contains**2150 , 42 solidinches .

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Having placed units under units , tens under tens , & c . draw a line underneath ,

and begin with the units ; after adding up every figure in that column , consider

how ma . ny tens are

Having placed units under units , tens under tens , & c . draw a line underneath ,

and begin with the units ; after adding up every figure in that column , consider

how ma . ny tens are

**contained**in their sum ; set down the remainder under the ... Page 21

What number of dollars are in six bags ,

225252 . 2 . If one quarter of a ship ' s cargo be worth eleven thousand and ninety

- nine dollars , how many dollars is the whole cargo worth ? Ans . 44396 dols . 3 .

What number of dollars are in six bags ,

**containing**each 37542 dollars ? Ans .225252 . 2 . If one quarter of a ship ' s cargo be worth eleven thousand and ninety

- nine dollars , how many dollars is the whole cargo worth ? Ans . 44396 dols . 3 .

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Page 36 - RULE.* 1. Place the numbers so that those of the same denomination may stand directly under each other. 2. Add the first column or denomination together, as in whole numbers; then divide the sum by as many of the same denomination as make one of the next greater...

Page 21 - Subtract the subtrahend from the dividend, and to the remainder bring down the next period for a new dividend, with which proceed as before ; and so on, till the whole is finished.

Page 94 - Multiply the second and third terms together, and divide their product by the first term ; the quotient will be the answer to the question, in the same denomination you left the second term in, which may be brought into any other denomination required.

Page 179 - Involve the root to the next inferior power to that which is given, and multiply it by the number denoting the given power for a divisor.

Page 212 - To measure a parallelogram or long square. RULE.— Multiply the length by the breadth, and the product will be the area, or superficial content, in the same name as that in which the dimension was taken, whether inches, feet, or rods, etc.

Page 158 - Multiply all the numerators together for a new numerator, and all the denominators together for a new denominator.

Page 21 - Place the least number under the greatest, so that units may stand under units, tens under tens, &c. and draw a line under them. 2. Begin at the right hand, and take each figure in the lower line from the figure above it, and set down the remainder. 3.

Page 187 - RULE.* — Multiply the sum of the extremes by the number of terms, and half the product will be the answer.

Page 226 - July next, foreign gold and silver coins shall pass current as money within the United States, and be a legal tender for the payment of all debts and demands...

Page 149 - A single, simple, or proper fraction, is when the numerator is less than the denominator, as 4 3 | -|f , &c.