# Higher Arithmetic: Designed for the Use of High Schools, Academies, and Colleges ...

D. Appleton, 1851 - 342 σελίδες

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Σελίδα 309 - That is, the square of the sum of two numbers is equal to the square of the first number, plus twice the product of the two numbers, plus the square of the second number.
Σελίδα 22 - Divide the greater number by the less, the divisor by the remainder, and thus continue to divide the last divisor by the last remainder until there is no remainder ; the last divisor will be the greatest common divisor.
Σελίδα 132 - ... apply the payment, in the first place, to the discharge of the interest then due. If the payment exceeds the interest, the surplus goes towards discharging the principal, and the subsequent interest is to be computed on the balance of principal remaining due. If the payment be less than the interest, the surplus of interest must not be taken to augment the principal; but interest continues on the former principal until the period when the payments, taken together, exceed the interest due, and...
Σελίδα 37 - Multiply all the numerators together for a new numerator, and all the denominators for a new denominator: then reduce the new fraction to its lowest terms.
Σελίδα 132 - The rule for casting interest, when partial payments have been made, is to apply the payment, in the first place, to the discharge of the interest then due. " If the payment exceeds the interest, the surplus goes towards discharging the principal, and the subsequent interest is to be computed on the balance of principal remaining due.
Σελίδα 247 - His head weighed as much as his tail and half his body, and his body weighed as much as his head and tail together. What was the weight of the fish ? Let 2x = the weight of the body in pounds.
Σελίδα 323 - The logarithm of the product of any number of factors is equal to the sum of the logarithms of the factors.
Σελίδα 9 - To raise a whole number or a decimal to any power, use it as a factor as many times as there are units in the exponent.
Σελίδα 234 - Multiply the first term by the power of the ratio, whose exponent is one less than the number of terms. EXAMPLES. 1.
Σελίδα 141 - DISCOUNT is an allowance made for the payment of money before it is due. The present worth of a...