# The National Arithmetic on the Inductive System: Combining the Analytic and Synthetic Methods Together with the Cancelling System : Forming a Complete Mercantile Arithmetic

Robert S. Davis, 1850 - 360 σελίδες

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### Περιεχόμενα

 Questions to be performed by Analysis 127 129 Decimal Fractions Numeration of Decimal Fractions 135 135 Division of Decimals 141 Exchange of Currencies 147 Addition of Circulating Decimals 156 Questions to be performed by Analysis 162 162 Simple Interest 170 Partial Payments 173 Miscellaneous Problems in Interest 181 181 Discount 187 Banking 193
 Infinite Series 267 Alligation 275 275 Life Insurance 282 Exchange 290 Value of Gold Coins 305 Gauging 327 Mechanical Powers 335 Strength of Materials 341 Miscellaneous Questions 347 347 APPENDIX Weights and Measures 355

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Σελίδα 13 - 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...
Σελίδα 249 - 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.
Σελίδα 257 - Thus 16 -5- 8 = 2 is the common difference. RULE. — Divide the difference of the extremes by the number of terms less one, and the quotient is the common difference.
Σελίδα 298 - Ninety days after sight of this my first Bill of Exchange (second and third of the same tenor and date unpaid), pay to Robert S.
Σελίδα 256 - To the remainder, bring down the first figure in the next period, and call it the dividend. 4. Involve the root to the next inferior power to that which it given, and multiply it by the number denoting the given power for a divisor.
Σελίδα 224 - Is when the several shares of stock are continued in trade an equal term of time. RULE. As the whole stock is to the whole gain or loss : so is each man's particular stock, to his particular share of the gain or loss.
Σελίδα 178 - If there be after payments made, compute the interest on the balance due to the next payment, and then deduct the payment as above ; and, in like manner, from one payment to another, till all the payments are absorbed ; provided the time between one payment and another be one year or more.
Σελίδα 291 - In reckoning when a bill, payable after date, becomes due, the day on which it is dated is not included; and if it be a bill payable after sight, the day of presentment is not included. When the term is expressed in months, calendar months are understood; and when a month is longer than the preceding, it is a rule not to go in the computation, into a third month.
Σελίδα 323 - It follows that the ratio of the circumference of a circle to its diameter is the same for all circles.
Σελίδα 317 - A sphere is a solid bounded by a curved surface, every point of which is equally distant from a point within called the center.