The Progressive Higher Arithmetic: For Schools, Academies, and Mercantile Colleges : Containing the Analytic and Synthetic Methods and Forming a Complete Treatise on Arithmetical Science, and Its Commercial and Business Applications
Ivison, Phinney, Blakeman & Company, 1868 - 456 σελίδες
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acres amount Analysis annex Arithmetic bank barrels bought bushels centiares ciphers column commission common denominator common fraction compound interest compound number contain continued fraction cost cube root cubic currency decimal places decimetre discount Divide dividend division dollars equal EXAMPLES FOR PRACTICE excess of 9's exchange feet following Rule gain gallons given number gold greatest common divisor hectometres Hence the following hundred improper fraction inches insured integers invested least common multiple length longitude measure metre miles minuend mixed number months multiplicand Multiply myriametres number of terms obtain operation payable payment pounds premium prime factors proceeds purchase quantity quotient rate per cent ratio received Reduce remainder repetend result rods sell sold square subtract subtrahend trial divisor weight whole number worth write yards
Σελίδα 191 - TABLE. 4 farthings (far. or qr.) make 1 penny, d. 12 pence " 1 shilling, s. 20 shillings " 1 pound or sovereign . . £, or sov.
Σελίδα 247 - In any proportion, the product of the means equals the product of the extremes.
Σελίδα 383 - The square of a number composed of tens and units is equal to the square of the tens, plus twice the product of the tens by the units, plus the square of the units. tens' + 2 x tens x units + units
Σελίδα 314 - 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 then the surplus is to be applied towards discharging the principal; and interest is to be Computed on the balance, as aforesaid.
Σελίδα 431 - That the tables in the schedule hereto annexed shall be recognized in the construction of contracts and in all legal proceedings as establishing in terms of the weights and measures now in use in the United States the equivalents of the weights and measures expressed therein in terms of the metric system...
Σελίδα 189 - TABLE. 10 Mills (m.) = 1 Cent . . ct. 10 Cents = 1 Dime . . d. 10 Dimes = 1 Dollar . $. 10 Dollars = 1 Eagle . E.
Σελίδα 80 - Divide the less number by the remainder, the last divisor by the last remainder, and so on, till nothing remains. The last divisor will be the greatest common divisor sought.
Σελίδα 101 - When necessary, reduce the fractions to their least common denominator. Subtract the numerator of the subtrahend, from the numerator of the minuend, and place the difference of the new numerators over the common denominator.