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

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Page 168 - Find the greatest square number in the first, or left hand period' place the root of it at the right hand of the given number, (after the manner of a quotient in division) for the first figure of the root, and...

Page 76 - ... from the right hand of the quotient, point off so many places for decimals, as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor.

Page 20 - TABLE. 10 Mills (m.) = 1 Cent . . ct. 10 Cents = 1 Dime . . d. 10 Dimes = 1 Dollar . $. 10 Dollars = 1 Eagle . E.

Page 191 - ... how many days did he work, and how many was he idle ? Aw.

Page 172 - 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 226 - The condition of this obligation is such. That -if the above bounden CD &c. [Here insert the condition.] then this obligation to be void and of none effect ; otherwise to remain in full force and virtue.

Page 208 - 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 179 - ... 4. Then, if only one difference stand against any rate, it will be the quantity belonging to that rate ; but if there be several, their sum will be the quantity.* EXAMPLES.

Page 97 - A and B depart from the same place and travel the same road ; but A goes 5 days before B, at the rate...

Page 171 - Separate the given number into periods of three figures each, by putting a point over the unit figure and every third figure bejond the place of units.