## 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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STATE the question , by placing the three conditional terms in such order , that

that number which is the cause of

place ; that which denotes space of time , or distance of place , the seca ond ; and

...

STATE the question , by placing the three conditional terms in such order , that

that number which is the cause of

**gain**, loss , or action , may possess the firstplace ; that which denotes space of time , or distance of place , the seca ond ; and

...

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FELLOWSHIP is a rule by wbich merchants , and others , trading in partnership ,

compute their particular shares of the

the time of its continuance in trade . It is of two kinds , single and double , Single ...

FELLOWSHIP is a rule by wbich merchants , and others , trading in partnership ,

compute their particular shares of the

**gain**or loss , in proportion to their stock andthe time of its continuance in trade . It is of two kinds , single and double , Single ...

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Loss and

Loss and

in buying and selling goods ; also , to raise or fall the price of them , so as to

...

Loss and

**Gain**. for Dolls . 40 : what was gained or profit in laying out < 100 ? 66Loss and

**Gain**is a rule which enables merchants to estimate their profit or loss ,in buying and selling goods ; also , to raise or fall the price of them , so as to

**gain**...

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CASE 2 . To know how a commodity must be sold to

cent . As 100 dollars ( or £ 100 ) is to the price ; so is 100 dollars ( or , £ 100 ) with

the profit added , or loss subtracted , to the

CASE 2 . To know how a commodity must be sold to

**gain**or lose so much percent . As 100 dollars ( or £ 100 ) is to the price ; so is 100 dollars ( or , £ 100 ) with

the profit added , or loss subtracted , to the

**gaining**or losing price . EXAMPLES 1. Page 189

SUPPLEMENT to Loss and

HAVING the price at which goods are bought and sold , how is the loss , or

estimated ? 3. To know how much a commodity must be valued at ta

...

SUPPLEMENT to Loss and

**Gain**. QUESTIONS . 1. WHAT is Loss and**Gain**? 2.HAVING the price at which goods are bought and sold , how is the loss , or

**gain**estimated ? 3. To know how much a commodity must be valued at ta

**gain**or lose...

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