## Adams's New Arithmetic: Arithmetic, in which the Principles of Operating by Numbers are Analytically Explained, and Synthetically Applied ... : Designed for the Use of Schools and Academies in the United States |

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acres amount annexed annuity answer apples arithmetical series avoirdupois bushels called ciphers column composite number compound interest compound numbers contained cube root cubic currency decimal fractions denominator diameter divided dividend division divisor dollars equal EXAMPLES FOR PRACTICE factors farthings federal money foot foregoing examples gain gallons given number greatest common divisor Hence hogshead horse hundred hundredths improper fraction inches least common multiple left hand length less number measure miles mills minuend minutes mixed number months multi multiplicand multiply Note number of terms OPERATION oranges paid payment pence pints pounds present worth proportion pupil quantity quarts quotient quotient figure rate per cent ratio receive Reduce remainder right hand figure rule shillings simple numbers sold square root subtraction tens thousandths units vulgar fractions weight whole number write yards of cloth

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Page 57 - The first seven letters of the alphabet, A, B, C, D, E, F, G, are used to mark the several days of the week, and they are...

Page 186 - 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.

Page 80 - 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 240 - CD, his heirs, executors or administrators, do and shall well and truly pay or cause to be paid unto the said EP, his executors, administrators, or assigns, the said sum of &c. with legal interest of the same, on the said day of &c.

Page 104 - How does it appear, that in multiplying both terms of the fraction by the same number the value of the fraction is not altered ? 24.

Page 157 - This may be done, provided the terms be so placed, that the product of the extremes shall be equal to that of the means. 4. If 3 men perform a certain piece of work in 10 days, how long will it take 6 men to do the same ? The number of days in which 6 men will do the work being the term sought, the known terra of the same kind, viz.

Page 199 - Hence, to find the common difference, — Divide the difference of the extremes by the number of terms, less 1, and the quotient will be the common difference.

Page 46 - The denominations are pounds, ounces, pennyweights, and grains. TABLE. 24 grains (grs.) make 1 pennyweight, marked pwt. 20 pennyweights - - 1 ounce, ----- oz. 12 ounces - - - - 1 pound, ----- lb.