# The Youth's Assistant in Theorhetic [sic] and Practical Arithmetic: Designed for the Use of Schools in the United States

E. Smith, 1832 - Arithmetic - 168 pages

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### Contents

 DECIMALS 29 COMPOUND NUM SECT IX MISCELLANEOUS 118
 Miscellaneous Matters 129 Alligation 150

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Page 80 - 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 162 - EF or his certain attorney, his executors, administrators or assigns, to which payment, well and truly to be made, I bind myself, my heirs, executors and administrators, firmly by these presents ; Sealed with my seal.
Page 6 - 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 142 - A hare is 50 leaps before a greyhound, and takes 4 leaps to the greyhound's 3 ; but 2 of the greyhound's leaps are as much as 3 of the hare's ; how many leaps must the hound take to catch the hare ? If 3 : 1 : : 1 : £ the hare's gain.
Page 123 - If the errors are alike, divide the difference of the products by the difference of the errors, and the quotient will be the answer. If the errors are unlike. divide the sum of the products by the sum of the errors, and the quotient will be the answer.
Page 101 - Multiply all the numerators together for a new numerator, and all the denominators together for a new denominator.
Page 109 - 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 164 - Graffam his Heirs and Assigns forever, against the lawful Claims and Demands of all Persons.
Page 71 - In any proportion, the product of the means is equal to the product of the extremes.
Page 78 - Is when the several shares of stock are continued in trade an equal term of time. RULE. As the whole stock is to the whole gain or loss : so is each man's particular stock, to his particular share of the gain or loss.