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Page 183 - RULE. •f- 1 . Separate the given number into periods of three figures each, by putting a point over the unit figure, and every third figure beyond the place of units. 2. Find the greatest cube in the left hand period, and put its root in the quotient. 3.
Page 247 - The present worth of any sum, due some time hence, is such a sum, as, if put to interest, would in that time, and at the rate per cent. for which the discount is to be made, amount to the sum or debt then due.
Page 177 - Distinguish the given number into periods of two figures each, by putting a point over the place of units, another over the place of hundreds, and so on, which points show the number of figures the root will consist of.
Page 61 - Divide by any number that will divide two or more of the given numbers without a remainder, and set the quotients, together with the undivided numbers, in a line beneath.
Page 136 - If 8 men can build a wall 20 feet long, 6 feet high and 4 feet thick, in 12 days ; in what time will 24 men build one 200 feet long, 8 feet high, and 6 feet thick ? 8 : 12 : : 20x6x4 24: 200x8x6 80 (lays, Jlns.
Page 177 - ... and subtract it therefrom, and to the remainder bring down the next period for a dividend. 3. " Place the double of the root, already found, on the lefl hand of the dividend for a divisor. 4. " Seek how often the divisor is contained...
Page 172 - Tret are practical rules for deducing certain allowances, •which are made by merchants and tradesmen in selling their goods by weight.
Page 79 - ... from the right hand of the quotient, point off so many places for decimals, as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor.