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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100 dollars 18 feet 25 cents amount annuity annum answer Avoirdupois barrel Bought breadth bushels ciphers circle circumference compound interest contained cube root cubic cubic foot Culen decimal denominator diameter difference dimes divide by 144 dividend divisor dollars 25 dollars 50 cents dolls dominical letter epact equal EXAMPLES feet 9 inches figure find the area foot fraction frustum furlongs gain gallons given number half hogshead horse improper fraction length less measure miles mills months multiply Neat weight number of terms paid perpendicular post-captains present worth principal proportion quantity Question quotient rate per cent Reduce remainder resolvend rods Rule semidiameter side sold solid content specific gravity square root subtract superficial content Suppose thereof thickness third timber triangle triple TROY WEIGHT vulgar fraction whole number yards
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.