## Daboll's Schoolmaster's Assistant: Improved and Enlarged; Being a Plain Practical System of Arithmetic: Adapted to the United States |

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Divide 35 dollars 68 cents , by 41 . 41 ) 3568 ( 87 the quotient in cents ; and when

there 328 is any considerable remainder , you may annex a cypher to it , if you

please , 288 and divide it again , and you will have 287 the

Divide 35 dollars 68 cents , by 41 . 41 ) 3568 ( 87 the quotient in cents ; and when

there 328 is any considerable remainder , you may annex a cypher to it , if you

please , 288 and divide it again , and you will have 287 the

**mills**, & c . Rem . 1 2 . Page 67

274500 nexing two cyphers , and into )

any sum in Federal money may be written down as a whole number and

expressed in its lowest denomination ; for , when dollars and cents are joined

together as ...

274500 nexing two cyphers , and into )

**mills**by annexing three cyphers . Also ,any sum in Federal money may be written down as a whole number and

expressed in its lowest denomination ; for , when dollars and cents are joined

together as ...

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For since dollar is the money unit ; and a dime being the tenth , a cent the

hundredth , and a

any number of dollars , dimes , cents and

dollars , and ...

For since dollar is the money unit ; and a dime being the tenth , a cent the

hundredth , and a

**mill**the thousandth part of a dollar , or unit , it is evident thatany number of dollars , dimes , cents and

**mills**, is simply the expression ofdollars , and ...

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52 cents , 5

dollars by 5 , 27 dollars . . Ans . 36 , 9954dols . or $ 56 99cts . 54m . 10 . Multiply

41 dols . 25 cts . by 120 dollars . - Ans . 84950 11 . Multiply 3 dols . 45 cts , by 16

ets .

52 cents , 5

**mills**per yard P . Ans . $ 14 , 4d . 3c . 826 . m . 9 . Multiply 7 , 02dollars by 5 , 27 dollars . . Ans . 36 , 9954dols . or $ 56 99cts . 54m . 10 . Multiply

41 dols . 25 cts . by 120 dollars . - Ans . 84950 11 . Multiply 3 dols . 45 cts , by 16

ets .

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... the pence and farthings to a decimal of a shilling ; annex said decimal to the

shillings , with a decimal point between , then divide the whole by the number of

shillings contained in a dollar , and the quotient will be dollars , cents ,

... the pence and farthings to a decimal of a shilling ; annex said decimal to the

shillings , with a decimal point between , then divide the whole by the number of

shillings contained in a dollar , and the quotient will be dollars , cents ,

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Page 36 - RULE.* 1. Place the numbers so that those of the same denomination may stand directly under each other. 2. Add the first column or denomination together, as in whole numbers; then divide the sum by as many of the same denomination as make one of the next greater...

Page 21 - Subtract the subtrahend from the dividend, and to the remainder bring down the next period for a new dividend, with which proceed as before ; and so on, till the whole is finished.

Page 94 - Multiply the second and third terms together, and divide their product by the first term ; the quotient will be the answer to the question, in the same denomination you left the second term in, which may be brought into any other denomination required.

Page 179 - Involve the root to the next inferior power to that which is given, and multiply it by the number denoting the given power for a divisor.

Page 212 - To measure a parallelogram or long square. RULE.— Multiply the length by the breadth, and the product will be the area, or superficial content, in the same name as that in which the dimension was taken, whether inches, feet, or rods, etc.

Page 158 - Multiply all the numerators together for a new numerator, and all the denominators together for a new denominator.

Page 21 - Place the least number under the greatest, so that units may stand under units, tens under tens, &c. and draw a line under them. 2. Begin at the right hand, and take each figure in the lower line from the figure above it, and set down the remainder. 3.

Page 187 - RULE.* — Multiply the sum of the extremes by the number of terms, and half the product will be the answer.

Page 226 - July next, foreign gold and silver coins shall pass current as money within the United States, and be a legal tender for the payment of all debts and demands...

Page 149 - A single, simple, or proper fraction, is when the numerator is less than the denominator, as 4 3 | -|f , &c.