## Introduction to the National Arithmetic: On the Inductive System : Combining the Analytic and Synthetic Methods with the Cancelling System ... : Designed for Common Schools |

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acres acres of land amount apples barrels of flour Boston Bought bushels CANCELLED cents per lb ciphers circumference common denominator compound interest contains cords of wood cost cube root cubic feet decimal diameter dividend divisor eight hundred equal farthings feet high feet long feet wide figure following RULE four hundred furlongs gain gallons given number Hence the following hogshead hundred dollars hundred weight improper fractions John least common multiple less lowest denomination lowest terms miles Minuend mixed number molasses multiplicand Multiply NOTE OPERATION ounces paid payment pence pounds quantity quarts quotient Received one hundred Reduce remainder Required the interest right hand Section Sept Septillions seven hundred shillings simple fraction sold square feet square rods square root square yards subtract subtrahend third term thousand thousandths tons TROY WEIGHT Undecillions units VULGAR FRACTIONS whole number write yards of cloth

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Page 41 - Thirty days hath September, April, June, and November ; All the rest have thirty-one, Except the second month alone, Which has but twenty-eight, in fine, Till leap year gives it twenty-nine.

Page 135 - ... what is the equated time of payment ? Ans. 8mo. 22^fda. 4. A owes B $600 ; one-third is to be paid in 6 months, one- fourth in 8 months, and the remainder in 12 months : what is the mean time of payment ? Ans.

Page 100 - Multiply the numerators together for a new numerator, and the denominators together for a new denominator.

Page 126 - COMPUTE the interest on the principal sum from the time when the interest commenced to the first time when a payment was made, which exceeds either alone or in conjunction with the preceding payments (if any) the interest at that time due : add that interest to the principal, and from...

Page 135 - ... 8 months ; what is the equated time for the payment of the whole ? Ans.

Page 80 - To reduce a mixed number to an improper fraction, Multiply the whole number by the denominator of the fraction, and to the product add the numerator; under this sum write the denominator.

Page 156 - CUBE is any number multiplied by its square. To extract the cube root, is to find a number which, being multiplied into its square, shall produce the given number. RULE.

Page 41 - 1 Sign, ... " s. 12 Signs, or 360 Degrees, the whole great Circle of the Zodiac. 1. How many seconds in 2 minutes ? In 3 minutes ? In 4 minutes ? In 6 minutes ? 2. How many seconds in 3 minutes and 1 second ? 3.

Page 7 - 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...

Page 86 - Or, multiply each numerator into all the denominators except its own for a new numerator ; and all the denominators into each other for a common denominator.