# A Plain and Familiar Method for Attaining the Knowledge and Practice of Common Arithmetic: Containing All the Useful Rules Both in Whole Numbers, and Fractions, Vulgar and Decimal, Extraction of the Square and Cube-roots, Simple and Compound Interest, Annuities, &c. Delivered in a More Practical and Correct Manner, Than in Any Work Hitherto Extant

J. and P. Knapton, and J. Hodges, 1751 - 401 σελίδες

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Σελίδα 140 - Multiply the whole number by the numerator of the fraction, and divide the product by the denominator ; or divide the whole number by the denominator of the fraction, and multiply the quotient by the numerator.
Σελίδα 7 - that an English penny, called the sterling, round, without clipping, shall weigh 32 grains of wheat, well dried and gathered out of the middle of the ear...
Σελίδα 365 - If a footman travel 240 miles in 12 days, when the days are 12 hours long; how many days will he require to travel 720 miles, wh-jn the days are 16 hours long?
Σελίδα 21 - 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 77 - Ans. \$150. 7. If a footman performs a journey in 3 days, when the days are 16 hours long, how many days will he require of 12 hours long, to perform the same in?
Σελίδα 12 - Buftiel with a plain and even Bottom, being made eighteen Inches and a half wide throughout, and eight Inches deep, fliould be efteemed a Legal Winchester Bufhel, according to the Standard in his Majefty's Exchequer.
Σελίδα 169 - Then beginning with the upper one, write the quotient of each divifion as Decimal parts, on the right-hand of the Dividend, next below it; and let this mixed number be divided by its Divifor.
Σελίδα 352 - A gentleman a chaise did buy, A horse and harness, too; They cost the sum of three score pounds, Upon my word 'tis true. The harness came to half the horse, The horse to twice the chaise, And if you find the price of them, Take them and go your ways.
Σελίδα 365 - Aru. ft 6. There are 7 chests of drawers, in each of which there are 18 drawers, and in each of these there are six divisions, in each of which is 16/. 6s. 8d.; how much money is there in the whole ? Ans.
Σελίδα 77 - If a man perform a journey in 6 days, when the day is 8 hours long, in what time will he do it, when the day is 1 2 hours long ? Ans. 4 day».