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

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Philosophical mat Loss and Gain 69 ters 138 Equation of

Philosophical mat Loss and Gain 69 ters 138 Equation of

**Payments**70 Fall of Heavy Bodies 138 SECT . 6. - Proportion 72 Pendulums 141 Single Rule of Three 74 Mechanical Powers 142 Double Rule of ' fhree 78 Secr , 4. Page 15

If you lend 3646 dollars died in 1727 ; how old was he and receive in

If you lend 3646 dollars died in 1727 ; how old was he and receive in

**payment**2998 when he died ? Ans . 85 years . dollars , how much is still due . ? 11. If you lend a neighbor Ans , 648 dolls . 765 dollars , and lie**pay**you 19. Page 19

The pols in a certain 504 town

The pols in a certain 504 town

**pay**750 dollars , and the number of polls is 375 , what 504 does each poll**pay**? Ans . 2 dolls . n . If a man's income be 14. If 15 horses were sold 1460 dollars a year , how much in the West Indies for ... Page 34

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**pay**4 dollars 62 3. F holds a note against G cents for a barrel of soap , 5 for one hundred seven dollars dollars 28 cents for a barrel and six cents , one against H of flour , and 10 dollars 8 cts . | for forty - nine dollars ... Page 35

136. RULE . - The same as for the Division of Decimals . ( 128 ) QUESTIONS FOR PRACTICE . 1. If 24 lb. of tea cost $ 7.92 | a bushel , what did each man what is that a pound ?

136. RULE . - The same as for the Division of Decimals . ( 128 ) QUESTIONS FOR PRACTICE . 1. If 24 lb. of tea cost $ 7.92 | a bushel , what did each man what is that a pound ?

**pay**, and what was each's Ans . $ 0.33 . share of the salt ?### 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.