# Arithmetic on the Productive System: Accompanied by a Key and Cubical Blocks

J. Paine, 1842 - Arithmetic - 306 pages
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### Contents

 Mental Course 3 Simple Numbers 73 Vulgar Fractions 109 Decimal Fractions 145 Currencies 161
 Commission 167 Compound Interest 189 Banking 195 Fellowship 222

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Page 242 - 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 115 - Find a common measure, by dividing the greater term by the less, and this divisor by the remainder, and so on, always dividing the last divisor by the last remainder, till nothing remains; the last divisor is the common measure.* 2. Divide both of the terms of the fraction by the common measure, aud the quotients will make the fraction required. * To find the greatest common measure...
Page 116 - Mnltiple of two or more numbers is the least number that can be divided by each of them without a remainder ; thus 30 is the least common multiple of 10 and 15.
Page 35 - This is no denial of the mathematical proposition that the whole is equal to the sum of all its parts...
Page 207 - The first term of a ratio is called the ANTECEDENT, and the second, the CONSEQUENT, and both together form a COUPLET, as 12 : 3.
Page 121 - Multiply the numerators together for a new numerator, and the denominators together for a new denominator.
Page 254 - Multiply the last term by the ratio, from the product subtract the first term, and divide the remainder by the ratio, less 1; the quotient will be the sum of the series required.
Page 215 - Lastly, multiply the third term by the continued product of the second terms, and divide the result by the continued product of the first terms, and the quotient will be the fourth term, or answer required.
Page 186 - Compute the interest to the time of the first payment ; if that be one year or more from the time the interest commenced, add it to the principal, and deduct the payment from the sum total. If there be...
Page 277 - ... above the upper deck ; the breadth thereof at the broadest part above the main wales, half of which breadth shall be accounted the depth of such vessel, and...