The New Federal Calculator, Or, Scholar's Assistant: Containing the Most Concise and Accurate Rules for Performing the Operations in Common Arithmetic : Together with Numerous Examples Under Each of the Rules, Varied So as to Make Them Conformable to Almost Every Kind of Business : for the Use of Schools and Counting Houses
J. Grigg, 1825 - 180 σελίδες
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100 dollars 75 cents acres aliquot amount annum barrels Bought Bring bushels cents per bushel cents per cwt cents per lb cents per yard ciphers compound interest containing decimal discount divide dividend divisor dollars 50 cents dollars or pounds dollars per cent drams DRY MEASURE exact product exceeds 12 farthings feet figures flns gallons given number given price given sum given to find gross hogshead improper fraction inches Jāns Jins Jłms Jłns Jºns miles mixed number months multiplicand multiplication table Multiply neat weight ounces pence perches pints pound sterling present worth proceed quarters quarts Questions quotient rate per cent Reduce remainder Repeat the rule rule for performing rule of three shillings ſins ſº sold ſºns sterling subtract tare tare and tret third term tret TROY WEIGHT vulgar fraction whole number yards of cloth
Σελίδα 4 - IDE, of the said District, hath deposited in this office, the title of a book, the right whereof he claims as proprietor, in the words following, to wit : " Inductive Grammar, designed for beginners. By an Instructer." In conformity to the act of the Congress of the United States...
Σελίδα 168 - The construction of this table is from an algebraic theorem, given by the learned A, de Moivre, in his treatise of Annuities on Lives, which may be in words, thus : For half yearly payments take a unit from the ratio, and from the square root of the ratio; half the quotient of the first remainder divided by the latter, will be the tabular number. For quarterly payments use the 4th root as above, and take one quarter of the quotient.
Σελίδα 26 - The number to be divided is called the dividend. The number by which we divide is called the divisor.
Σελίδα 145 - If the errors are alike, divide the difference of the products by the difference of the errors, and the quotient will be the answer.
Σελίδα 101 - ... principal is the money for which interest is to be received. The rate per cent, per annum, is the interest of 100 pounds or dollars for one year. The time is the number of years or months, &c. for which interest is to be calculated. The amount is the sum of the principal and interest. CASE 1. To find the interest when the time is one year, and the rate per cent, is pounds or dollars only. RULE...
Σελίδα 131 - RULE. 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 126 - Case 5. To find a common denominator. Rule. 1. Find the least common denominator, by dividing the given denominators by any number that will divide two or more without a remainder. 2. Set the quotients and individual numbers underneath, and continue the division till no two numbers can be lessened. 3. Multiply the quotients and the divisor or divisors, and the product will be the least common denominator; into which, divide each...
Σελίδα 35 - Scale: 4 farthings (far.) = 1 penny (d.); 12 pence = 1 shilling (s.) ; 20 shillings — 1 pound (£). 156.
Σελίδα 134 - Reduce compound fractions to simple ones, and mixt numbers to improper fractions ; then multiply the numerators together for a new numerator, and the denominators for. a new denominator.