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

J.P. Jewett, 1851 - 324 σελίδες

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 Practical Questions in Compound Numbers 86 Table of Prime Numbers 92 Vulgar Fractions 96 6364 174 Involution 199
 Timber Measure 315 Horse Power 316 Table of Gold and Silver Coins 320 Forms of Bills of Exchange Drafts Notes c 322

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Σελίδα 238 - A sphere is a solid bounded by a curved surface, every point of which is equally distant from a point within called the center.
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 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 115 - Reduce the fractions to a common denominator and divide the numerator of the dividend by the numerator of the divisor.
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.
Σελίδα 322 - Thirty days after sight of this first of exchange (second and third of the same tenor and date unpaid...
Σελίδα 10 - Los números cardinales 0: zero 1: one 2: two 3: three 4: four 5: five 6: six 7: seven 8: eight 9: nine 10: ten 11: eleven 12: twelve 13: thirteen 14: fourteen 15: fifteen 16: sixteen 17: seventeen 18: eighteen 19: nineteen 20: twenty...
Σελίδα 261 - Mechanical Powers, are certain simple instruments, commonly employed for raising greater weights, or overcoming greater resistances, than could be effected by the natural strength without them. These are usually accounted six in number, viz. the Lever, the Wheel and Axle, the Pulley, the Inclined Plane, the Wedge, and the Screw.
Σελίδα 176 - 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...
Σελίδα 307 - In turning a one-horse chaise within a ring of a certain diameter, it was observed that the outer wheel made two turns, while the inner made but one : the wheels were both 4 feet high •, and supposing them fixed at the distance of 5 feet asunder on the axletree, what was the circumference of the track described by the outer wheel ? Ans. 62-33 feet. QUEST. 12. What is the side of that equilateral triangle, whose area cost as much paving at 8d.