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

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Rebate , A short method of finding the , of any given sum for

Subtraction , Simple . ... of Time and Motion i . . showing the number of days from

any day of one

...

Rebate , A short method of finding the , of any given sum for

**months**and days ;Subtraction , Simple . ... of Time and Motion i . . showing the number of days from

any day of one

**month**, to the same day in any other**month**. showing the amount...

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... or cubic inches , and the beer gallon , 282 . A bushel contains 2150 , 42 solid

inches . 11 . Time . 60 seconds ( S . ) make 1 minute , marked S . N . 60 minutes ,

* 1 hour , h . 24 hours , I day , 1 week , 4 weeks , 1

...

... or cubic inches , and the beer gallon , 282 . A bushel contains 2150 , 42 solid

inches . 11 . Time . 60 seconds ( S . ) make 1 minute , marked S . N . 60 minutes ,

* 1 hour , h . 24 hours , I day , 1 week , 4 weeks , 1

**month**, mo . 18**months**, 1 day...

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If a man spends 492 dollars a year , what is that per calendar

. A privatter of 65 men took a prize , which being i equally divided among them ,

amounted to 1191 . per manje what is the value of the prize " ? . . Ans . £7735 .

If a man spends 492 dollars a year , what is that per calendar

**month**? Ans . 841 8. A privatter of 65 men took a prize , which being i equally divided among them ,

amounted to 1191 . per manje what is the value of the prize " ? . . Ans . £7735 .

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80 cts . a year , what is that a calendar

the President of the United States , is twenty - five thousand dollars a year ; what

is that a day ? Ans . $ 68 49cts . . 2 . To diride the denominations of Sierling ...

80 cts . a year , what is that a calendar

**month**? Ans . $ 19 65cts . 7 . The salary ofthe President of the United States , is twenty - five thousand dollars a year ; what

is that a day ? Ans . $ 68 49cts . . 2 . To diride the denominations of Sierling ...

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6d . a year what is that per calendar

of Wales ' salary is 150 , 0001 . a year , what is that a day ? Ans . £410 19s . Zd .

12 . A privateer takes a prize worth 12465 dollars , of which the owner takes ...

6d . a year what is that per calendar

**month**? Ans . 6 , 5 19s . 61d . 11 . The Princeof Wales ' salary is 150 , 0001 . a year , what is that a day ? Ans . £410 19s . Zd .

12 . A privateer takes a prize worth 12465 dollars , of which the owner takes ...

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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.