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

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JOSIAH MEIGS , Professor of Mathematics and Natural Philosophy . [ Since

Surveyor - General of the United States . I HAVE

above mentioned , and concur with Mr . Professor Meigs in his opinion of its merit

.

JOSIAH MEIGS , Professor of Mathematics and Natural Philosophy . [ Since

Surveyor - General of the United States . I HAVE

**given**some attention to the workabove mentioned , and concur with Mr . Professor Meigs in his opinion of its merit

.

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215 for finding the contents of Superfices & Solids 220 or to reduce the

currencies of the different States , to Federal Money " . . . Rebate , A short method

of finding the , of any

Compound .

215 for finding the contents of Superfices & Solids 220 or to reduce the

currencies of the different States , to Federal Money " . . . Rebate , A short method

of finding the , of any

**given**sum for months and days ; Subtraction , Simple .Compound .

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... by throwing them into higher places . Thus 2 with a cypher annexed to it ,

becomes 20 , twenty , and with two cyphers , thus , 200 , two hundred . 2 . When

pumbers consisting of many figures , are

convenient ...

... by throwing them into higher places . Thus 2 with a cypher annexed to it ,

becomes 20 , twenty , and with two cyphers , thus , 200 , two hundred . 2 . When

pumbers consisting of many figures , are

**given**to be read , it will br foundconvenient ...

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SIMPLE MULTIPLICATION , TEACHETH to increase , or repeat the greater of two

numbers

hence it performs the work of many additions in the most compendious manner .

SIMPLE MULTIPLICATION , TEACHETH to increase , or repeat the greater of two

numbers

**given**, as often as there are units in the less , or multiplying number ;hence it performs the work of many additions in the most compendious manner .

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In making out bills of parcels , and in finding the value of goods ; when the price

of one yard , pound , & c . is

whole quantity . • RULE , Multiply the

whole ...

In making out bills of parcels , and in finding the value of goods ; when the price

of one yard , pound , & c . is

**given**( in Federal Money ) to find the value of thewhole quantity . • RULE , Multiply the

**given**price andquantity together , as inwhole ...

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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.