The Improved Arithmetic: Newly Arranged and Clearly Illustrated, Both Theoretically and Practically to Meet the Exigencies of the Student in the Acquisition of the Nature and Science of Numbers, and Also, to Aid the Accountant in All Arithmetical Computations, Relative to Business Transactions : Designed for the Use of Academies, Schools, and Counting-houses
J. & J. Harper, 1828 - 348 σελίδες
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Σελίδα 118 - ... from the right hand of the quotient, point off so many places for decimals, as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor.
Σελίδα 243 - ... compute the interest on the principal sum due on the obligation for one year, add it to the principal, and compute the interest on the sum paid, from the time it was paid, up to the end of the year : add it to the sum paid, and deduct that sum from the principal and interest added as above...
Σελίδα 243 - But if there be several payments made within the said time, find the amount of the several payments, from the time they were paid, to the time of settlement, and deduct their amount from the amount or the nrincina.
Σελίδα 241 - COMPUTE the interest on the principal sum, from the time when the interest commenced to the first time when a payment was made, which exceeds either alone or in conjunction with the preceding payments (if any) the interest at that time due: add that interest to the principal, and from the sum subtract the payment made at that time, together with the preceding payments (if any) and the remainder forms a new principal ; on which, compute and subtract the interest, as upon the first principal: and proceed...
Σελίδα 265 - IS the method of finding what quantity of e'ach of the ingredients, whose rates are given, will compose a mixture of a given rate; so that it is the reverse of alligation medial, and may be proved by it. CASE. I.
Σελίδα 89 - Multiply all the numerators together for a new numerator, and all the denominators for a new denominator; and they will form the fraction required. . EXAMPLES. 1. Reduce £ of | of £ of -fa to a simple fraction.
Σελίδα 51 - DIVISION teaches to find how many times one whole number is contained in another ; and also what remains ; and is a concise way of performing several subtractions. Four principal parts are to be noticed in Division : 1. The Dividend, or number given to be divided. 2. The Divisor, or number given to divide by. 3. The Quotient, or answer to the question, which shows how many times the divisor is contained in the dividend. 4. The Remainder, which is always less than the divisor, and of the same name...