# Arithmetic Modernised: Or, A Complete System of Arithmetic, Adapted to Modern Practice: With Notes, Explaining the Foundation of the Rules, and the Best Methods of Applying Them: and Copious Illustrations of Commercial Subjects. For the Use of Schools

Bell & Bradfute, 1818 - Arithmetic - 172 pages

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### Contents

 Notation 1 Subtraction 7 Division 13 COMPOUND QUANTITIES 21 Compound Subtraction 30 Compound Division 38 Mental Calculations 50 Compound Proportion 60
 Discount 93 The Buying and Selling of Stock 99 Loss and Gain 105 Arbitration of Exchange 119 Extraction of the Square Root 126 APPENDIXp 136 Accounts Sales 142 Deferred Annuities 150

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Page 85 - RULE. Divide as in whole numbers, and from the right hand of the quotient point off as many places for decimals as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor.
Page 161 - CUBIC MEASURE 1728 cubic inches = 1 cubic foot 27 cubic feet = 1 cubic yard...
Page 123 - Multiply this complete divisor by the last figure of the root, subtract the product from the dividend, and to the remainder annex the next group for a new dividend.
Page 63 - If the numerator and denominator of a fraction be both multiplied or both divided by the same number, the value of the fraction is not altered.
Page 94 - Multiply each debt by its term of credit, and divide the sum of the products by the sum of the debts. The quotient will be the average term of credit.
Page 130 - ... small statue, the head of which is 97 feet from the summit of the higher, and 86 feet from the top of the lower column, the base of which measures just 76 feet to the centre of the figure's base Required the distance between the tops of the two columns ? Ans.
Page 164 - Thirty days hath September, April, June and November: All the rest have thirty-one, Excepting February alone, Which has only eight and a score Till leap-year gives it one day more. The previous critics who have studied this poem, Coleridge among them, have failed to explain what we may describe as its fundamental dynamic.
Page 120 - The root of any number, or power, is such a number, as .being multiplied into itself a certain number of times, will produce that power. Thus, 2 is the square root or...
Page 53 - If four quantities are proportional, the quotient of the first divided by the second, is equal to the quotient of the third divided by the fourth. (Alg. 364.) Thus, if a : b : : c : d, then |=|, and"=^.
Page 62 - An improper fraction is one whose numerator is equal to, or greater than its denominator...