## The Scholar's Arithmetic; Or, Federal Accountant ...: The Whole in a Form and Method Altogether New, for the Ease of the Master, and the Greater Progress of the ScholarJohn Prentiss, (proprietor of the copy-right) and sold at his book-store, wholesale and retail.--Sold also by the principal booksellers in New-England, and at the Rensselaer book-store, Troy, N.Y., 1807 - Arithmetic - 216 pages |

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COMPOUND ADDITION is the adding of numbers , which consist of articles of

different value , as pounds , shillings , pence , and farthings , called different

which ...

COMPOUND ADDITION is the adding of numbers , which consist of articles of

different value , as pounds , shillings , pence , and farthings , called different

**denominations**; the operations are to be regulated by the value of the articleswhich ...

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REDUCTION teaches to bring or exchange mmbers of one

others of different

. When high

...

REDUCTION teaches to bring or exchange mmbers of one

**denomination**“ toothers of different

**denominations**, retaining the same value . " It is of two kinds . 1. When high

**denominations**are to be brought into lower , as pounds into shillings...

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OPPOSITE to each dividend , on the left hand , place such a number for divisor

as will bring it to the next superior

perpendicularly between them . , “ III . BEGIN with the highest , and write the

quotient of each ...

OPPOSITE to each dividend , on the left hand , place such a number for divisor

as will bring it to the next superior

**denomination**, and draw a line “perpendicularly between them . , “ III . BEGIN with the highest , and write the

quotient of each ...

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If the second term consist of different

lowest

possible .

If the second term consist of different

**denominations**, it must be reduced to thelowest

**denomination**, the fourth term , or ... will then be found in the same**denomination**, and must be reduced back again to the highest**denomination**possible .

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contains different

inferior ...

**denominations**, sometimes contained in them . 9. When the second termcontains different

**denominations**, what is to be done ? 10. How is it known what**denomination**the quotient is of ? 11. If the quotient , or answer , be found in aninferior ...

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