## The Youth's Assistant in Theoretic and Practical Arithmetic: Designed for the Use of Schools in the United States |

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The first place at the right hand is therefore distinguished by the name of unil's place , and the second place , which

The first place at the right hand is therefore distinguished by the name of unil's place , and the second place , which

**contains**units of a 60000 = 1X * A comparison of the two methods of notation is exhibited in the following TABLE . i ... Page 7

A man has three fields , bushels of rye , worth 90 dolone

A man has three fields , bushels of rye , worth 90 dolone

**contains**12 acres , ano- lars , and 90 bushels of corn , ther 23 acres , and the other worth 45 dollars ; how many 47 acres ; how many acres are bushels have I , and what is it ... Page 8

How many days in a of money , one

How many days in a of money , one

**contains**6462 common year , there being in dollars , one 8294 dollars , and January 31 days , in February the other 5749 dollars ; how 28 , in March 31 , in April 30 , many dollars in the three in May ... Page 9

( 16 ) 2. If 1 pound of raisins cost 9 cents , what will 7 pounds cost ? 84. 3. There are 24 hours in a day ; how many hours are there in 3 days ! Three days will evidently

( 16 ) 2. If 1 pound of raisins cost 9 cents , what will 7 pounds cost ? 84. 3. There are 24 hours in a day ; how many hours are there in 3 days ! Three days will evidently

**contain**Addition . three times as many ' hours ... Page 13

A certain cornfield

A certain cornfield

**contains**228 rows , which are 99 hills long ; buw many hills are there ? 22800 Annexing two ciphers to 228 , multiplies it 100 ; 228 we thon subtract 228 from this product , which leaves 99 times 223 ; and in general ...### What people are saying - Write a review

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Page 82 - Multiply each payment by its term of credit, and divide the sum of the products by the sum of the payments ; the quotient will be the average term of credit.

Page 89 - The greatest common divisor of two or more numbers, is the greatest number which will divide them without a remainder. Thus 6 is the greatest common divisor of 12, 18, 24, and 30.

Page 118 - PROBLEM II. The first term, the last term, and the number of terms given, to find the common difference. RULE. — Divide the difference of the extremes by the number of terms less 1 , and the quotient will be the common diffcrenct.

Page 111 - Subtract the square number from the left hand period, and to the remainder bring down the next period for a dividend. III. Double the root already found for a divisor ; seek how many times the divisor is contained in the dividend...

Page 94 - It will be seen that we multiply the denominator of the dividend by the numerator of the divisor for the denominator of the quotient, and the numerator of the dividend by the denominator of the divisor for the numerator of the quotient.

Page 120 - Add together the most convenient indices to make an index less by 1 than the number expressing the place of the term sought. 3. Multiply the terms of the geometrical series together belonging to those indices, and make the product a dividend. 4. Raise...

Page 115 - 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 31 - 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 2 - Los números cardinales 0: zero 1: one 2: two 3: three 4: four 5: five 6: six 7: seven 8: eight 9: nine 10: ten 11: eleven 12: twelve 13: thirteen 14: fourteen 15: fifteen 16: sixteen 17: seventeen 18: eighteen 19: nineteen 20: twenty...

Page 93 - Multiply the numerators together for a new numerator, and the denominators together for a new denominator.