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 Company, 1860 - 432 σελίδες
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acres amount ANALysis annex arithmetical bank barrels bought bushels ciphers column commission common denominator common difference common fraction compound interest compound number contain continued fraction cost cube root cubic currency decimal places diameter discount Divide dividend division dollars equal EXAMPLES FOR PRACTICE excess of 9's exchange feet following RULE gain gallons given number greatest common divisor Hence the following Hence the RULE hundred improper fraction inches integers invested least common multiple longitude lowest terms measure miles minuend mixed number months multiplicand Multiply number of terms obtain OPERATION payable payment pounds premium prime factors principal Prob proceeds purchase quantity quotient rate per cent ratio received Reduce remainder repetend result rods sell ſº sold square subtract subtrahend trial divisor units weight whole number worth write yards
Σελίδα 193 - TABLE. 4 farthings (far. or qr.) make 1 penny d. 12 pence " 1 shilling, s. 20 shillings " 1 pound or sovereign . . £ or sov.
Σελίδα 312 - 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 78 - The Greatest Common Divisor of two or more numbers is the greatest number that will exactly divide each of them. Thu4, 18 is the greatest, common divisor...
Σελίδα 351 - Multiply each payment by its term of credit, and divide the sum of the products by the sum of the payments ; the quotient will be the average term of credit.
Σελίδα 380 - The Square Root of a number is one of the two equal factors that produce the number ; thus the square root of 49 is 7, for 7 X 7 = 49.
Σελίδα 386 - The cube of a number composed of tens and units is equal to the cube of the tens, plus three times the square of the tens multiplied by the units, plus three times the tens multiplied by the square of the units, plus the cube of the units.
Σελίδα 171 - 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...
Σελίδα 94 - To reduce fractions to their lowest terms. A fraction is in its lowest terms when its numerator and denominator are prime to each other; that is, when both terms have no common divisor. 1. Reduce the fraction -|| to its lowest terms.
Σελίδα 191 - TABLE. 10 mills, (m.) make 1 cent, ct. 10 cents " 1 dime, d. 10 dimes " 1 dollar, $. 10 dollars