# A Complete System of Practical Arithmetic, with Various Branches in the Mathematics

author, 1800 - Arithmetic - 519 pages

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### Contents

 CONTENTS 1 Subtraction 7 Compound Addition 33 Subtrađtion 39 Diviſion 52 The Rule of Three Direát 67 Inverſe is 85 Repeated 9 92
 Solids 309 Bricklayers Work 333 To find factors for circles 345 To find the content of ſolids 353 Caſk gauging 369 369 Malt gauging 376 To find any fačtor 388 SURVEYING 39 I 401

 Tare and Tret II i 111 Brokerage ibid 117 Compound Intereſt 125 Fellowſhip ſingle 49 131 Loſs and Gain 10 143 F Spain fo 151 Subtraction 196 Redućtion 213 Extraction of the Cube Root ºzz3 223 Rule of Thrce ſingle q 230 ueſtions 283 Menſuration of Superfices 292
 A table of the ſpecific gravity of bodies 409 A table of remarkable aeras and events 415 To find whether any given year 421 Of the cauſes and times of eclipſes 427 The Copernican or ſolar ſyſtem 43 I 431 GEOGRAPHY nº 439 The uſe of the celeſtial globe 445 PART VIII 457 Quadratic Equations 488 BookKEEPING 510 Bookkeeping by ſingle entry ibid 516

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Page 178 - To reduce a mixed number to an improper fraction. RULE. Multiply the whole number by the denominator of the fraction, and to the product add the numerator for a new numerator, and place it over the denominator.
Page 286 - The circumference of every circle is supposed to be divided into 360 equal parts, called degrees ; each degree into 60 equal parts, called minutes ; and each minute into 60 equal parts, called seconds.
Page 136 - Find the value of that commodity whose quantity is given ; then find what quantity of the other, at the rate proposed, you may have for the same money.
Page 82 - If the quantities of matter, in any two or more bodies put in motion, be equal, the forces wherewith they are moved will be in proportion to their velocities. 2. If the velocities of these bodies be equal, their forces will be directly as the quantities of matter contained in them.
Page 94 - If a footman travel 240 miles in 12 days, when the days are 12 hours long; how many days will he require to travel 720 miles, wh-jn the days are 16 hours long?
Page 178 - To reduce an improper fraction to its equivalent whole or mixed number. RULE. Divide the numerator by the denominator...
Page 178 - RULE. Multiply all the numerators together for a new numerator, and all the denominators for a new denominator: then reduce the new fraction to its lowest terms.
Page 180 - ... multiply each numerator by all the denominators, except its own, for a new numerator, and under it write the common denominator.
Page 136 - When one has goods at a certain price ready money, but in barter advances it to something more, say, As the ready money price of the one ; is to its bartering price ; ; so is the ready money price of the other to its bartering, price: then the quantity of the latter commodity may be found, cither from the ready money or bartering price.