The North American Arithmetic: uniting oral and written exercises.... Part second

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Hogan & Thompson, 1844 - 216 σελίδες
 

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Σελίδα 198 - Subtract the first principal from the last amount, and the remainder will be the compound interest. 26. What is the compound interest of $ 100 for 3 years, at 6 per cent.
Σελίδα 130 - MEASURE is used in measuring grain, salt, &c. 2 pints (pt.) make 1 quart. qt. 8 quarts make 1 peck. pk. 4 pecks make 1 bushel. bu.
Σελίδα 101 - Observe, that the number which we multiply is called the multiplicand; the number by which we multiply is called the multiplier; and the number which we obtain by multiplication is called the product.
Σελίδα 170 - Divide the greater number by the less, and that divisor by the remainder, and so on, always dividing the last divisor by the last remainder, till nothing remain.
Σελίδα 185 - RULE. Multiply as in whole numbers, and from the right hand of the product point off as many figures for decimals as there are decimal places in both factors.
Σελίδα 100 - Did he gain or lose? — and how much? 9. If 654 be subtracted from 10000, and then 29670 be added to the remainder, what will be the sum? 10. A gentleman gave 972 dollars for a carriage and two horses; the carriage was valued at 525 dollars. What was the value of the horses? 11. Dr. Franklin died in the year 1790, and he was 84 years old when he died. In what year was he born ? 12. A clerk went out with 240 dollars, to settle some accounts: he paid 126 dollars to one man, received 37 dollars from...
Σελίδα 188 - £316^| to a decimal expression. CHANGE OF COMPOUND NUMBERS TO DECIMALS. To reduce the lower denominations of a compound number to the decimal of a higher denomination. RULE. Reduce the given quantity to a common fraction, then change this fraction to a decimal. See page 171. 53. Reduce 7s. 6d. to the decimal of a £. 54. Reduce 15 shillings to the decimal of a £. 55. Reduce 6d. 3qr. to the decimal of a shilling. 56. Reduce 2s. lid. 3qr. to the decimal of a £. 57. Reduce 1 farthing to the decimal...
Σελίδα 121 - England, is 106560 dollars per annum. How many clergymen would this support, on a salary of 800 dollars per annum? 10. Five men and three boys found a sum of money, and divided it so that each man had 43 dollars and each boy 26 dollars. What sum did they find? 11. If a trader buy 558 barrels of flour at 5 dollars a barrel, and pay 14 dollars for storage, for how much must he sell the flour, to gain 160 dollars? 12. Suppose 5 bushels of wheat to make a barrel of flour, how many barrels of flour can...
Σελίδα 86 - Suppose a man can dig a trench in 4 days, and a boy in 6 days; — what part of it can each dig in 1 day ? What part of it can both together dig in 1 day ? In what time can they both finish it ? 21. Suppose a cistern has one tap that will discharge it in 5 hours, and another in 7 hours, — in what time will they both discharge it ? 22. If 1 man can perform a piece of work in 35 days, in what time can 6 men perform it? 23. If 4 men drink a barrel of cider in 20 days, in what time will 9 men drink...
Σελίδα 176 - Either divide the numerator, or multiply the denominator. When a number is multiplied by 1 , the product is equal to the multiplicand. Therefore, when a number is multiplied by a fraction, which is less than 1, the product must be less than the multiplicand.

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