## Practical Arithmetic: Uniting the Inductive with the Synthetic Mode of Instruction |

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12 cents 12 dollars added amount annexed answer Arithmetic barrels of flour bushels called cancel ciphers column common denominator common fraction composite number compound interest compound numbers contained cords of wood cubic decimal figures decimal fractions denotes difference dividend division dollars apiece dolls example expressed farthings Federal Money feet fourth gain gallons given fractions given number greatest common divisor Hence hogsheads horses hundred hundredths improper fraction inches interest of $1 least common multiple lower number Measure merchant bought miles mills mixed number months multiplicand Multiply Note Operation ounces paid payable pence present worth principal proceed quantity quarts quotient rate per cent ratio receive remainder right hand rods shillings simple fraction sold square root subtract tens tenths third thousandths Troy Weight units weight whole number Write yards of cloth

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Page 227 - If the payment be less than the interest, the surplus of interest must not be taken to augment the principal ; but interest continues on the former principal until the period when the payments, taken together, exceed the interest due, and then the surplus is to be applied towards discharging the principal ; and interest is to be computed on the balance, as aforesaid)

Page 218 - What part of a year is 1 month ? 2 months ? 3 months ? 4 months ? 5 months ? 6 months ? 7 months? 8 months? 9 months? 10 months? 11 months ? 105.

Page 139 - Weight is used in weighing groceries and all coarse articles ; as sugar, tea, coffee, butter, cheese, flour, hay, &c., and all metals except gold and silver. 16 drams (dr.) make 1 ounce, marked oz. 16 ounces " 1 pound, " Ib. 25 pounds " 1 quarter, " qr. 4 quarters " 1 hundred weight, cwt. 20 hundred weight

Page 147 - Thirty days hath September, April, June, and November ; February twenty-eight alone, All the rest have thirty-one ; Except in Leap year, then is the time, When February has twenty-nine.

Page 131 - If the given fractions have a common denominator, divide the numerator of the dividend by the numerator of the divisor. II. When the fractions have not a common denominator, invert the divisor, and proceed as in multiplication of fractions.

Page 110 - To reduce a mixed number to an improper fraction. Multiply the whole number by the denominator of the fraction ; to the product add the given numerator. The sum placed over the given denominator, will form the improper fraction required.

Page 113 - Multiply each numerator into all the denominators except its own for a new numerator, and all the denominators together for a common denominator.

Page 325 - ... and to the remainder bring down the next period for a dividend. 3. Place the double of the root already found, on the left hand of the dividend for a divisor. 4. Seek how often the divisor is contained...

Page 308 - Place the several terms of the multiplier under the corresponding terms of the multiplicand. II. Multiply each term of the multiplicand by each term of the multiplier separately...