The University Arithmetic: Embracing the Science of Numbers, and Their Numerous Applications

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A.S. Barnes & Company, 1846 - Arithmetic - 399 pages

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Page 38 - The circumference of every circle is supposed to be divided into 360 equal parts, called degrees ; each degree into 60 equal parts, called minutes ; and each minute into 60 equal parts, called seconds.
Page 37 - Thirty days hath September, April, June, and November ; All the rest have thirty-one, Except the second month alone, Which has but twenty-eight, in fine, Till leap year gives it twenty-nine.
Page 266 - THE CONDITION of the above obligation is such, that if the above bounden James Wilson, his heirs, executors, or administrators, shall well and truly pay or cause to be paid, unto the above named John Pickens, his executors, administrators, or assigns, the just and full sum of Here insert the condition.
Page 252 - 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 267 - ... then the above obligation to be void ; otherwise to remain in full force and virtue.
Page 59 - We have seen that multiplying by a whole number is taking the multiplicand as many times as there are units in the multiplier.
Page 151 - When a decimal number is to be divided by 10, 100, 1000, &c., remove the decimal point as many places to the left as there are ciphers in the divisor, and if there be not figures enough in the number, prefix ciphers.
Page 151 - 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 148 - Now, to express the 6 thousandths decimally, we have to prefix two ciphers to the 6, and this makes as many decimal places in the product as there are in both multiplicand and multiplier.
Page 219 - Compute the interest on the principal to the time of the first payment, and if the payment exceed this interest, add the interest to the principal and from the sum subtract the payment : the remainder forms a new principal.

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