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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 Definitions 11 Addition 23 Subtraction 30 Powers of Numbers 39 Division 47 Successive Division 55 General Problems in Simple Numbers 61 Prime Numbers 68
 DUODECIMALS 227 For Multiplication 233 For Division 241 PROPORTION 247 Compound Proportion 253 PERCENTAGE 259 Commission 268 Instalments Assessments and Dividends 276

 Greatest Common Divisor 76 Least Common Multiple 82 Definitions Notation and Numeration 89 Addition 99 Subtraction 101 Division 107 DECIMALS 117 Addition 124 Division 132 Reduction of Circulating Decimals 139 UNITED STATES MONET 145 Ledger Accounts 153 Continued Fractions 161 Measures of Capacity 170 Measure of Angles 177 French Measures and Weights 184 Reduction 192 Reduction Ascending 199 Addition 206 Multiplication 214
 Gold Investments 285 Insurance 291 Taxes 298 Simple Interest 807 307 Partial Payments or Indorsements 314 Compound Interest 321 Discount 327 Exchange 337 Table of Foreign Coins and Money 343 Equation of Payments 852 352 Account Sales 361 ALLIGATION 870 370 INVOLUTION 87 379 Contracted Method 386 Contracted Method 892 392 Applications of the Square and Cube Roots 898 398 SERIES 408 Compound Interest by Geometrical Progression 415 Miscellaneous Examples 422 Metric System 429

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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 444 - When a decimal number is to be divided by 10, 100, 1000, &c., remove the decimal point as many places to the left as there are ciphers in the divisor, and if there be not figures enough in the number, prefix ciphers.
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.
Σελίδα 169 - Cubic Measure 1728 cubic inches (cu. in.) =1 cubic foot (cu. ft.) 27 cubic feet = 1 cubic yard (cu. yd.) 128 cubic feet = 1 cord (cd...