## Adams's Improved Arithmetic: Arithmetic, in which are Combined the Analytic and Synthetic Methods of Teaching, Rewritten in a Style Much Condensed, with the Addition of New and Interesting Matter ; Designed for the Use of Schools and Academies |

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Page 117 - 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 81 - The first seven letters of the alphabet, A, B, C, D, E, F, G, are used to mark the several days of the week, and they are...

Page 42 - Multiply the last remainder by the first divisor, and to the product add the first remainder ; the sum will be the true remainder.

Page 163 - Inquiries concerning the Intellectual Powers, and the Investigation of Truth. By John Abercrombie, MD, FRS With Questions.

Page 90 - Difference in longitude and time between different places. Every circle, whether great or small, is supposed to be divided into 360 equal parts, called degrees. Let the accompanying diagram represent the great circle of the earth, called the equator, divided, as you here see.

Page 16 - From the remarks and illustrations now given, we deduce the following ' „• RULE. I. Write down the numbers, the less under the greater, placing units under units, tens under tens, &c. and draw a line under them. II. Beginning with units, take successively each figure in the lower number from the figure over it, and write the remainder directly below.

Page 95 - Duties on imported goods are of two kinds, Specific and Ad Valorem. . A Specific duty is a certain sum per ton, hundred weight, pound, hogshead, gallon, square yard, foot, &c., without regard to its value.

Page 111 - 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 32 - ... miles a day ; how far apart will they be at the end of 6 days ? Ans.

Page 27 - Begin at the right and multiply each figure of the multiplicand by each successive figure of the multiplier, placing the right-hand figure of each partial product directly under the figure used as a multiplier.