Mental and Practical Arithmetic

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A. S. Barnes, 1838 - Arithmetic - 288 pages

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Page 280 - ... then the above obligation to be void ; otherwise to remain in full force and virtue.
Page 280 - 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 217 - We shall now give the rule established in New York (see Johnson's Chancery Reports, vol. i., page 17,) for computing the interest on a bond or note, when partial payments have been made. The same rule is also adopted in Massachusetts, and in most of the other States.
Page 22 - 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 140 - To reduce a mixed number to an improper fraction, — RULE : Multiply the whole number by the denominator of the fraction, to the product add the numerator, and write the result over the denominator.
Page 34 - January 31, February 28, March 31, April 30, May 31, June 30, July 31, August 31, September 30, October 31, November 30, December 31.
Page 45 - We have seen that multiplying by a whole number is taking the multiplicand as many times as there are units in the multiplier.
Page 269 - If 20 men can perform a piece of work in 12 days, how many men will accomplish three times as much in one-fifth of the time ? Ans.
Page 108 - The circumference of every circle is supposed to be divided into 360 equal parts, called degrees...
Page 136 - Divide the greater number by the less, and then divide the divisor by the remainder, and continue to divide the last divisor by the last remainder until nothing remains. The last divisor will be the greatest common divisor sought.

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