## The American Statistical Arithmetic: Designed for Academies and Schools |

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acres altitude amount annuity arithmetical arithmetical series bar iron barrels body bushels called centre ciphers column common difference compound interest compound numbers contains cost cube root cubic feet cubic inches curve decimal fraction decimal places denominator diameter distance divide dividend dollars drachms dry measure earth equal equation EXAMPLES expressed Extract the cube Extract the square figures Find the interest fourth term gallons geometrical geometrical progression given number greatest common divisor halves Hence hhds higher unit hundred length measure miles mills minuend mixed number months multiplicand multiply number of terms OPERATION ounces pence plane pounds present value principal proportion quotient rate per cent Reduce remainder Repeat shillings Sign simple numbers South Carolina square root square yards subtract surface tens tons of hay Troy weight velocity vulgar fraction weight whole number wwww

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Page 14 - Multiply the numerators together for a new numerator, and the denominators together for a new denominator.

Page 8 - 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 14 - To reduce a mixed number to an improper fraction, — RULE : Multiply the whole number by the denominator of the fraction, to the product add the numerator, and write the result over the denominator.

Page 341 - Pendulum vibrating Seconds of Mean Time in the Latitude of London in a Vacuum at the Level of the Sea...

Page 21 - Hence, when the first term, number of terms, and ratio of an increasing series are give?i, to find the last term, RULE!. Multiply the first term by the ratio raised to a power one less than the number of terms. NOTE 1.

Page 14 - When the divisor is 10, 100, 1000, &c., cut off from the right hand of the dividend as many figures as there are ciphers in the divisor ; the...

Page 21 - Which proves that the square of a number composed of tens and units contains, the square of the tens plus twice the product of the tens by the units, plus the square of the units.

Page 14 - ... until nothing remains. The last divisor will be the greatest common divisor.

Page 21 - ... difference of the extremes, divided by the number of terms less one.

Page 11 - We will deal with them in a different order from that in which they appear in the prayer of the application, and take the use of lighted Candles on the Communion Table, at times when such Candles are not wanted, for the purpose of giving light, in the first instance, because with reference to that part of the case it appears to their Lordships that the affidavits do not make out...