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

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3qrs allowing amount annuity annum answer Bought breadth Bring bushels called cent cloth common compound interest contain continue cost cube currency cyphers decimal demand denominator difference Divide dividend divisor dollars dols equal EXAMPLES farthings Federal Money feet figure Find the value fraction gain gallon give given given number given sum gross half hundred inches interest least left hand length less loss lowest measure method miles mills mixed months Multiply neat New-England New-York paid payment pence piece pound principal proportion quantity question quotient ratio received Reduce remainder right hand rods RULE sell share shillings simple sold solid square root sterling subtract sugar Suppose Table tare third thousand unit weight whole whole number wine yards

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Page 4 - District, has deposited in this office the title of a book, the right whereof he claims as proprietor, in the words following, to wit : " THE CHILD'S BOTANY," In conformity to the act of the Congress of the United States, entitled, " An act for the encouragement of learning by securing the copies of maps, charts, and books to the authors and proprietors of such copies, during the times therein mentioned...

Page 232 - RULE. Multiply the length by the breadth, and that product by the depth, divide the last product by 2150,425 the solid inches in a statute bushel, and the quotient will be tiğe answer.

Page 192 - 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 180 - Compute the interest to the time of the first payment ; if that be one year or more from the time the interest commenced, add it to the principal, and deduct the payment from the sum total If there be after payments made, compute the interest on the balance due to the next payment, and then deduct the payment as above ; and, in like manner, from one payment to another, till all the payments are absorbed; provided the time between one payment and another be one year or more.

Page 180 - But if any payments be made before one year's interest hath accrued, then compute the interest on the principal sum due on the obligation, for one year, add it to the principal, and compute the interest on the sum paid, from the time it was paid, up to the end of the...

Page 207 - EXAMPLES. 1. A schoolmaster being asked how many scholars he had, said, If I had as many more as I now have, half as many, one-third...

Page 149 - As 1001. or 100 dols. with the gain per cent. added, or loss per cent. subtracted, is to the price ; so is 100 to the prime cost. EXAMPLES.

Page 200 - Or, when one of the ingredients is limited to a certairf quantity, thence to find the several quantities of the rest, in proportion to the quantity given. RULE. Take the difference between each price, and the mean rate, and place them alternately as in CASE I.