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 added amount ANALYSIS bank barrels bill bought bushels called cent ciphers column commission common compound contain continued cost cube cubic currency decimal denominator difference discount Divide dividend division divisor dollars entire equal EXAMPLES FOR PRACTICE exchange expressed factors feet figure following RULE four fraction gain gallons given given number gold greater greatest hand Hence hundred insured interest invested kind least common length less loss measure method metre miles months Multiply obtain OPERATION paid payment period person places pounds premium prime principal proceeds proportional purchase quantity quotient ratio received Reduce remainder result root sell share side simple sold square standard subtract TABLE taken tens term third thousand units weight whole 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.