# Staniford's Practical Arithmetic ...: Adapted Principally to Federal Currency

J.H.A. Frost, 1818 - 324 σελίδες

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### Περιεχόμενα

 Numeration 10 Tables of coins weights and measures 22 Compound Addition 36 Vulgar Fractions 52 Decimals finite and circulating 64 85 Practice 104 Duodecimals or Cross Multiplication 113 Single Rule of Three 121
 Simple Interest in Federal Money 142 Ensurance 148 Equation of Payments 154 Conjoined Proportion 172 Cube Root 178 Permutation 189 Compound Interest by decimals 195 Double Entry 236

 Double Rule of Three 131
 Appendix 318

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Σελίδα 121 - Less requiring less, is when the third term is less than the first, and requires the fourth term (or answer) to be less than the second.
Σελίδα 57 - Divide the common denominator by the denominator of each fraction, and multiply the quotient by the numerator, and the product will be the numerator of the fraction required.
Σελίδα 85 - The denominator of a decimal, though never expressed, is always the unit, 1, with as many ciphers annexed as there are figures in the decimal.
Σελίδα 134 - Is when the several shares of stock are continued in trade an equal term of time. RULE. As the whole stock is to the whole gain or loss : so is each man's particular stock, to his particular share of the gain or loss.
Σελίδα 56 - 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 54 - Divide the terms of the given fraction by any number which will divide them without a remainder, and the quotients again in the same manner ; and so on, till it appears that there is no number greater than 1, which will divide them, and the fraction will be in its least terms.
Σελίδα 52 - From what has preceded, we perceive that the value of a fraction is the quotient arising from the division of the numerator by the denominator, or from the expression of this division.
Σελίδα 159 - London ; and when, on the other hand, £100 will not suffice to buy a bill for fs.2520, the exchange is against London and in favour of Paris. The course of exchange — is the current price between two places, which is always fluctuating, being sometimes above and sometimes below par, according to the circumstances of trade, and the consequent debt due to or from one country, from or to the other.
Σελίδα 75 - The quotient must always have as many decimal places as the dividend has more than the divisor. Note 1. — If the divisor and dividend have both the same number of decimal parts, the quotient will be a whole number.