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

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Begin at the

above it , and set down the remainder . 3. If the lower figure is greater than that

above it , add ten to the upper figure ; from which number so increased , take the

...

Begin at the

**right hand**, and take each figure in ihe lower line from the ngureabove it , and set down the remainder . 3. If the lower figure is greater than that

above it , add ten to the upper figure ; from which number so increased , take the

...

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When there are cyphers on the

those cyphers ; then place the significant figures under one another , and multiply

by them only , and to the

When there are cyphers on the

**right hand**of either or both of the factors , neglectthose cyphers ; then place the significant figures under one another , and multiply

by them only , and to the

**right hand**of the product , place as many cyphers as ... Page 32

... be as many figures from the

What will 35 yards of broad - 28 . d.c. m . cloth come to , at $ 3 , 4 9 6 per yard ? S

5 EXAMPLES . VE 4 80 104 8 8 1 Ans . $ 122 , 3 6 0 122 dol . [ lars 36 cents . 2.

... be as many figures from the

**right hand**in the product , as in the given price . 1.What will 35 yards of broad - 28 . d.c. m . cloth come to , at $ 3 , 4 9 6 per yard ? S

5 EXAMPLES . VE 4 80 104 8 8 1 Ans . $ 122 , 3 6 0 122 dol . [ lars 36 cents . 2.

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... dividend used ; then snbtract it therefrom , and bring down the next figure of the

dividend to the

and subtract , till you have brought down every figure of the dividend . Poor .

... dividend used ; then snbtract it therefrom , and bring down the next figure of the

dividend to the

**right hand**of the remainder ; after which , you must seek , multiplyand subtract , till you have brought down every figure of the dividend . Poor .

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A third method of proof by excess of nines is as follows , yiz . 1. Cast the nines out

of the divisor and place the excess n the left

quotient and place it on the

add ...

A third method of proof by excess of nines is as follows , yiz . 1. Cast the nines out

of the divisor and place the excess n the left

**hand**. 2. Do the same with thequotient and place it on the

**right**it , 3. Multiply these two figures together , andadd ...

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