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

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In buying and selling coarse and drossy articles , it becanie customary to allow a greater weight than that used for small and precious articles , and this custom at

In buying and selling coarse and drossy articles , it becanie customary to allow a greater weight than that used for small and precious articles , and this custom at

**length**- established the Avoirdupois , or corpmon weight , by which all ... Page 40

Three of these in

Three of these in

**length**were called an inch , and then the others as in the table . Long measure is employed for denoting the distance of places , and for measuring any thing where**length**only is concerned . When measure is applied to ... Page 41

In this case four feet in

In this case four feet in

**length**, four.in brcadth , and one in height = 16 solid feet , is called one foot ; or eight feet in**length**, four in breadth , and usix inches in height , a foot , that is , 1-8th of a cord is called one foot ... Page 42

Points , lines and inches are used in measuring the

Points , lines and inches are used in measuring the

**length**of clock pendulums . Hands are used in measuring dhe height of horses , and fathoms in measuring depths at sea . 1. bar.de 138 , 139 , 140 . REDUCTION . ARITHMETICAL TABLES . Page 49

8d . , four cows whose

8d . , four cows whose

**lengths**are as follows : for £ 20 10s . 6d . , and horse 4ch . 27lin . 5ch . 19lin . 4ch . for £ 26 ; what did they all 50lin . and 6ch . 4lin . ; what is cost ? Ans . £ 61 , 16s . 2d . the distance round it ?### 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.