## 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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If you wish to write the sum or number 537 , begin by setting down the seven , or

right hand figure , thus , 7 , next set down the three , at the

thus 37 , and lastly the five , at the

If you wish to write the sum or number 537 , begin by setting down the seven , or

right hand figure , thus , 7 , next set down the three , at the

**left hand**of the seven ,thus 37 , and lastly the five , at the

**left hand**of the thiree , tlius 537 , which the ... Page 15

As if a man should be holding in his right hand half pišfäreens , and in his

one dollar into his

As if a man should be holding in his right hand half pišfäreens , and in his

**left****hand**, dollars . If you should take 10 half pistareens from his right hand , and putone dollar into his

**left hand**, you would not rob the man of any of his money ... Page 76

When integers and decimals are expressed together in the same sum , that suin

is called a mixed number ; Thus , 25,63 is a mixed number ; 25 , or all the figures

to the

When integers and decimals are expressed together in the same sum , that suin

is called a mixed number ; Thus , 25,63 is a mixed number ; 25 , or all the figures

to the

**left hand**of the separatrix being integers , and , 63 or all the figures to the ... Page 98

For one year , multiply the principal by the rate , from the product cut off the two

right hand figures of the dollars , which will be cents , those to the

dollai's ; or , which is the same thing , remove the separatrix , from its natural ...

For one year , multiply the principal by the rate , from the product cut off the two

right hand figures of the dollars , which will be cents , those to the

**left hand**will bedollai's ; or , which is the same thing , remove the separatrix , from its natural ...

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IF , when the given power is pointed off as the power requires , the

period should be deficient , it must nevertheless stand as the first period . 6 NOTE

2. If there be decimals in the given number , it must be pointed both ways from the

...

IF , when the given power is pointed off as the power requires , the

**left hand**period should be deficient , it must nevertheless stand as the first period . 6 NOTE

2. If there be decimals in the given number , it must be pointed both ways from the

...

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Page 157 - Subtract the cube thus found, from the said period, and to the remainder bring down the next period, and call this the dividend.

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