# The National Arithmetic, on the Inductive System: Combining the Analytic and Synthetic Methods, Together with the Cancelling System; Forming a Complete Mercantile Arithmetic

R.S. Davis & Company, 1857 - 360 σελίδες

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### Περιεχόμενα

 9 Tables of Money Weights and Measures 44 50 41 12 Reduction 76 Division of Decimals 141 Multiplication of Circulating Decimals 158 159 175 Stocks 191 Profit and Loss 229 Arithmetical Progression 257
 Position 280 Exchange 290 Value of Gold Coins 305 Geometrical Problems 313 Gauging 327 Mechanical Powers 335 Strength of Materials 341 Miscellaneous Questions 347

 Discount by Compound Interest 268 Alligation 275
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Σελίδα 297 - Thirty days after sight of this first of exchange (second and third of the same tenor and date unpaid...
Σελίδα 206 - RATIO is the relation which one quantity bears to another of the same kind with respect to magnitude...
Σελίδα 179 - Compute the interest to the time of the first payment ; if that be one year or more from the time the interest commenced, add it to the principal, and deduct the payment from the sum total. If there be after payments made, compute the interest on the balance due...
Σελίδα 36 - Cut off the ciphers from the divisor, and the same number of figures from the right hand of the dividend. Then divide the remaining figures of the dividend by the remaining figures of the divisor, and the result will be the quotient.
Σελίδα 249 - RULE. •f- 1 . Separate the given number into periods of three figures each, by putting a point over the unit figure, and every third figure beyond the place of units. 2. Find the greatest cube in the left hand period, and put its root in the quotient. 3.
Σελίδα 266 - Raise the ratio to a power whose index is equal to the number of terms, from which subtract 1 ; divide the remainder by the ratio, less 1, and the quotient, multiplied by the first term, will be the answer.
Σελίδα 316 - 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 312 - The circumference of every circle is supposed to be divided into 360 equal parts, called degrees ; and each degree into 60 equal parts, called minutes ; and each minute into 60 equal parts, called seconds ; and these into thirds, &c.
Σελίδα 105 - 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.
Σελίδα 250 - 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.