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2qrs 3qrs acres added addition amount annuity answer barrels bought bushels called cents ciphers cloth common compound contained contents continue cords cost cube cubic currency decimal denominator diameter difference divide dividend Division divisor dollars dols equal EXAMPLES expressed factors Federal money feet figure five foot four fourth fraction gain gallons given gives greater half Hence hundred inches increased interest land leave length less Measure merchant method miles millions mills mixed months Multiply Note Operation paid payment pence period piece pound present worth principal PROB proportion quantity Questions quotient ratio received Reduce remainder right hand rods roods root RULE share shillings side simple sold solid square subtract tens term thick third thousand units weight whole number wide wine write yards
Page 205 - Given the first term, last term, and common difference, to find the number of terms. RULE. — Divide the difference of the extremes by the common difference, and the quotient increased by 1 is the number of terms.
Page 193 - Find the first figure of the root by trial, and subtract its power from the left hand period of the given number. 3. To the remainder bring down the first figure in the next period, and call it the dividend. 4. 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 122 - A and B depart from the same, place and travel the same road ; but A goes 5 days before B, at the rate of 15 miles a day . B follows at the rate of 20 miles a . day } what distance must he travel to overtake A ? Ans. 300 miles RULE OF THREE INVERSE.
Page 181 - ... subtract it therefrom, and to the remainder bring down the next period for a dividend. 3. Place the double of the root already found, on the left hand of the dividend for a divisor. 4. Seek how often the divisor is contained...
Page 88 - To reduce an improper fraction to a whole or mixed number. RULE. Divide the numerator by the denominator, and the quotient will be the whole or mixed number sought.
Page 124 - ... multiply the second and third terms together, and divide the product by the first for the answer, which will always be of the same denomination as the third term.
Page 231 - To measure a Parallelogram, or long square. RULE. Multiply the length by the breadth, and the product will be the area or superficial content.
Page 173 - Multiply the numerators together for a new numerator, and the denominators together for a new denominator.