## Practical and Mental Arithmetic on a New Plan: In which Mental Arithmetic is Combined with the Use of the Slate ... |

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Page ii - Co. of the said district, have deposited in this office the title of a book, the right whereof they claim as proprietors, in the words following, to wit : " Tadeuskund, the Last King of the Lenape. An Historical Tale." In conformity to the Act of the Congress of the United States...

Page 21 - Decedents," and to repeal said original sections, -and to repeal sections one (1), two (2), three (3), four (4), five (5), six (6), seven...

Page 113 - Multiply the numerators together for a new numerator, and the denominators together for a new denominator.

Page 245 - Hence, when the extremes and number of terms are given, to find the common difference, — Divide the difference of the extremes by the number of terms, less 1, and the quotient will be the common difference.

Page 237 - 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 76 - Measure. 3 barley corns (bc) make 1 inch, marked in. 12 inches, 1 foot, ft. 3 feet, 1 yard, yd. 5^ yards, 1 rod, pole, or perch.

Page 210 - How many solid feet in a pile of wood 8 feet long, 4 feet wide, and 4 feet high?

Page 71 - TABLE. 4 nails, (na.) or 9 inches, make 1 quarter, marked qr. 4 quarters, or 36 inches, - 1 yard, - - - - yd. 3 quarters, ------ 1 ell Flemish, - - E. Fl 5 quarters, ------ 1 ell English, - - EE 6 quarters, ------ 1 ell French, - - E. Fr 27.

Page 74 - TABLE. 16 Drams (dr.) make 1 Ounce, . . marked . . oz. 16 Ounces 1 Pound,* Ib. 28 Pounds 1 Quarter of a Hundred > Weight, $ V. 4 Quarters 1 Hundred Weight, . . cwt 20 Hundred Weight . 1 Ton, T.