# The Western Arithmetic: Or, Pennsylvania and Ohio Accomptant: Being a Plain Practical Treatise, with a Complete System of Mensuration

Cook and Schoyer, 1835 - 250 σελίδες

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 CONTENTS 7 172 25 Contracted Division of the same 144 Of Walling 47 Reduction of the same 54 Addition of Decimal Fractions 140
 Square Root 148 Duodecimals 159 a Parabola 204 Of the frustum of a cone 214 Artificers Mensuration 221

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Σελίδα 65 - Operations with Fractions A) To change a mixed number to an improper fraction, simply multiply the whole number by the denominator of the fraction and add the numerator.
Σελίδα 109 - But if any payment be made before one year's interest hath accrued, then 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...
Σελίδα 153 - 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 74 - Multiply all the numerators together for a new numerator, and all the denominators together for a new denominator.
Σελίδα 127 - PROBLEM II. • The first term, the last term, and the number of terms given, to find the common difference. RULE. Divide the difference of the extremes by the number o.
Σελίδα 206 - ... as the diameter of the axle is to the diameter of the wheel, so is the power applied to the wheel, to the weight suspended by the axle.
Σελίδα 63 - If 8 men can build a wall 20 feet long, 6 feet high and 4 feet thick, in 12 days ; in what time...
Σελίδα 141 - RULE. Divide as in whole numbers, and from the right hand of the quotient point off as many places for decimals as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor.
Σελίδα 11 - APOTHECARIES' WEIGHT 20 grains = 1 scruple. 3 scruples = 1 dram. 8 drams = 1 ounce. 12 ounces = 1 pound.
Σελίδα 111 - ... amount of the second, and so on for any number of years required. Subtract the original principal from the last amount, and the remainder will be the Compound Interest for the whole time.