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

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Received of four men the following sums of money , viz . The first paid me 371 .

11s . 4d . the second 25l . 16s . 7d . the third 191 . 148 . 6d . and the fourth as

much as all the other three , lacking 199 . 6d . I

?

Received of four men the following sums of money , viz . The first paid me 371 .

11s . 4d . the second 25l . 16s . 7d . the third 191 . 148 . 6d . and the fourth as

much as all the other three , lacking 199 . 6d . I

**demand**the whole sum received?

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141b . and wishes to put it into boxes containg 70 16 . each , I

number of boxes he must get ? Ans . 28 - 1 . 4 . APOTHECARIMS ' WEIGMT . 1 .

In 91 83 13 29 19grs . how many grains . Ans . 55799 . 2 . In 55799 grains , how

many ...

141b . and wishes to put it into boxes containg 70 16 . each , I

**demand**thenumber of boxes he must get ? Ans . 28 - 1 . 4 . APOTHECARIMS ' WEIGMT . 1 .

In 91 83 13 29 19grs . how many grains . Ans . 55799 . 2 . In 55799 grains , how

many ...

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The third term is a

it , viz . What will ; What cost ? How many : How far ? How long or , How much ? &

c . RULE . . 1 . State the question ; that is , place the numbers 80 that the first ...

The third term is a

**demand**; and may be known by these or the like words beforeit , viz . What will ; What cost ? How many : How far ? How long or , How much ? &

c . RULE . . 1 . State the question ; that is , place the numbers 80 that the first ...

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A merchant agreed with his debtor , that if lie would pay him down 65 cents on a

doilar , he would give him up a note of hand of 249 dollars , 88 cts . ; I

what the debtor must pay for his note ? " Ans . $ 162 , 42ets . 2m . 29 . If 12 horses

...

A merchant agreed with his debtor , that if lie would pay him down 65 cents on a

doilar , he would give him up a note of hand of 249 dollars , 88 cts . ; I

**demand**what the debtor must pay for his note ? " Ans . $ 162 , 42ets . 2m . 29 . If 12 horses

...

Page 106

Bought 200 yards of cambrick for 901 . but being damaged , I am willing to lose

71 . 10s . by the sale of it ; what inust I

' 45 . How many pieces of Holland , each 20 Ells - Flemish , may I have for 231 .

Bought 200 yards of cambrick for 901 . but being damaged , I am willing to lose

71 . 10s . by the sale of it ; what inust I

**demand**per Ell - English ? Ans . 10s . 334 .' 45 . How many pieces of Holland , each 20 Ells - Flemish , may I have for 231 .

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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.