The National Arithmetic on the Inductive System: Combining the Analytic and Synthetic Methods, Together with the Cancelling System : Forming a Complete Mercantile Arithmetic
Robert S. Davis & Company, 1852 - 360 σελίδες
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acres amount answer barrels bill Boston Bought bushels called cent Change circle cloth common compound consists contain continued cords cost cube cubic decimal denominator diameter difference distance Divide dividend division divisor dollars equal EXAMPLES exchange extremes feet feet long figure foot fºr fraction gain gallons give given half hand hogshead hundred inches interest June length less loss measure merchant method miles mixed months Multiply number of terms obtained operation paid payment pence perform period person pounds present worth principal proceed proportion purchase quantity question quotient ratio received Reduce remainder rods root RULE share shillings side simple sold square subtract sugar taken third thousand tons United weeks weight whole number wide wine write yards
Σελίδα 94 - To reduce a mixed number to an improper fraction. RULE. — Multiply the whole number by the denominator of...
Σελίδα 178 - If there be after payments made, compute the interest on the balance due to the next payment, and then deduct the payment as above ; and, in like manner, from one payment to another, till all the payments are absorbed ; provided the time between one payment and another be one year or more.
Σελίδα 224 - 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 205 - Ratio is the relation which one quantity bears to another of the same kind, the comparison being made by considering what multiple, part, or parts, one quantity is of the other.
Σελίδα 323 - It follows that the ratio of the circumference of a circle to its diameter is the same for all circles.
Σελίδα 317 - 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 295 - The intrinsic par is the value of the money of one country, compared with that of another, with respect both to weight and fineness. The commercial par is the comparative value of the moneys of different countries, according to the weight, fineness, and market prices of the metals.
Σελίδα 249 - Multiply the divisor, thus augmented, by the last figure of the root, and subtract the product from the dividend, and to the remainder bring down the next period for a new dividend.
Σελίδα 104 - Multiply each numerator into all the denominators except its own, for a new numerator : and all the denominators into each other continually for a common denominator; this written under the several new numerators will give the fractions required.