# The American Arithmetic: In which the Principles of Numbers are Explained and Illustrated by a Great Variety of Practical Questions

John P. Jewett & Company, 1850 - 324 σελίδες

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 and 16 are 8 23 are 9 29 are 10 36 are 15 51 are 16 60 are 9 66 Fractions 96
 are 12 233 are 15 240 are 15 246 are 21 255 are 23 269 292 Miscellaneous Problems and Rules 274 are 24 281 Exchange 313

 and 12 127 Arte 272 132 Comparison of Dissimilar Solids Practical Questions in Mensuration 147 are 10 154 are 15 169 are 16 185 are 17 197 are 18 205
 Board Measure 314 Timber Measure Tonnage of Wessels 315 Horse Power 316 Miscellaneous and Useful Tables Table of Gold and Silver Coins 320 Forms of Bills of Exchange Drafts Notes c 322 Page 320

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Σελίδα 237 - The circumference of every circle is supposed to be divided into 360 equal parts, called degrees ; and each degree into 60 equal parts, called minutes ; and each minute into 60 equal parts, called seconds ; and these into thirds, &c.
Σελίδα 176 - The rule for casting interest, when partial payments have been made, is to apply the payment, in the first place, to the discharge of the interest then due.
Σελίδα 284 - But if any payments 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...
Σελίδα 161 - A wall to be built to the height of 27 feet, was raised to the height of 9 feet by 12 men in 6 days : how many men must be employed to finish the wall in 4 days at the same ruts.- of working 1 31.
Σελίδα 170 - ... 1 year 2 years 3 years 4 years 5 years 6 years 7 years 8 years 9 years 10 years 11 years 12 years...
Σελίδα 18 - January 31, February 28, March 31, April 30, May 31, June 30, July 31, August 31, September 30, October 31, November 30, December 31.
Σελίδα 99 - To reduce an improper fraction to a whole or mixed number, — RULE : Divide the numerator by the denominator ; the quotient will be the whole or mixed number.
Σελίδα 115 - Reduce the fractions to a common denominator and divide the numerator of the dividend by the numerator of the divisor.
Σελίδα 315 - ... above the upper deck"; the breadth thereof at the broadest part above the main wales, half of which breadth shall be accounted the depth of such vessel, and then deduct from the...
Σελίδα 87 - The greatest common divisor of two or more numbers is the greatest number that will divide each of them without a remainder. Thus 6 is the greatest common divisor of 12, 18, and 24.