The National Arithmetic, on the Inductive System

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R.S. Davis, 1847 - Arithmetic - 324 pages

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Page 162 - RULE. Multiply each payment by the time at which it is due, then divide the sum of the products by the sum of the payments, and the quotient will be the true time required.
Page 200 - Find the greatest square number in the first, or left hand period' place the root of it at the right hand of the given number, (after the manner of a quotient in division) for the first figure of the root, and the square...
Page 204 - 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 completed. NOTE 1. The same rule must be observed for continuing the operation, and pointing for decimals, as in the square root.
Page 38 - Thirty days hath September, April, June, and November ; All the rest have thirty-one, Except the second month alone, Which has but twenty-eight, in fine, Till leap year gives it twenty-nine.
Page 29 - Multiply the divisor, thus augmented, by the last figure of the root, and subtract the product from the dividend, and to the remainder bring down the next period for a new dividend.
Page 265 - ... above the upper deck ; the breadth thereof at the broadest part above the main wales, half of which breadth shall be accounted the depth of such vessel, and...
Page 184 - Is when the several shares of stock are continued in trade an equal term of time. RULE. As the whole stock is to the whole gain or loss : so is each man's particular stock, to his particular share of the gain or loss.
Page 229 - ... dollars. How many days did he work, and how many days was he idle ? Ans.
Page 9 - Los números cardinales 0: zero 1: one 2: two 3: three 4: four 5: five 6: six 7: seven 8: eight 9: nine 10: ten 11: eleven 12: twelve 13: thirteen 14: fourteen 15: fifteen 16: sixteen 17: seventeen 18: eighteen 19: nineteen 20: twenty...
Page 81 - To reduce a mixed number to an improper fraction. RULE. — Multiply the whole number by the denominator of the fraction...

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