## Walkinghame's [sic] Tutor's assistant; or, Complete arithmetical question book, revised, rearranged and improved by R. Mongan |

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aliquot amount annuity annum avoirdupois barrel Bought bushels ciphers circle circumference common denominator compound repetend containing cost crowns cube root desire to know diameter discount Divide dividend division divisor DRY MEASURE EXAMPLES farthings feet 6 inches figure firkin Flemish furlongs gallons gentleman given number given to find greatest common measure gross guilders half-crowns hogsheads horses hundred improper fraction Integer last term least common multiple London lowest terms miles mixed number Mult multiplicand Multiply nine number of terms ounce oxen paid payable pence pension perches piece pints pound pound sterling present payment present worth principal proportion quantity quarters quarts quotient rate per cent reap 18 acres Reduce remainder roods RULE RULE.-Multiply shillings sold square root sterling subtract subtrahend TABLE tare terminate numbers thousand tobacco tons TROY WEIGHT VULGAR FRACTIONS weeks whole number yards of cloth وو

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Page 34 - 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 1 - ... one two three four five six seven eight nine ten eleven twelve thirteen fourteen fifteen sixteen seventeen eighteen nineteen twenty thirty forty fifty sixty seventy eighty ninety one hundred two hundred three hundred four hundred five hundred...

Page 127 - Add the several parts of the sum together, and if it agrees with the sum, it is right. EXAMPLES. 1. A schoolmaster, being asked how many scholars he had, said. If I had as many more as I now have...

Page 36 - Multiply each numerator into all the denominators except its own for a new numerator ; and all the denominators together, for a common denominator.

Page 119 - Reduce the fraction to its lowest terms, then extract the square root of the numerator for a new numerator, and the square root of the denominator for a new denominator. • ./Voie.«— If the fraction be...

Page 126 - ... it is contained in the dividend and place the quotient for a second figure of the root. Then cube the figures of the root thus found, and if...

Page 131 - A man is to travel from Boston to a certain place in 12 days, and to go but 3 miles the first day, increasing every day by an equal excess, so that the last day's journey may be 58 miles : what is the daily increase, and how many miles distant is that place from Boston ? Ans.

Page 161 - When first the marriage knot was tied Betwixt my wife and me, My age did hers as far exceed As three times three does three ; But when ten years and half ten years We man and wife had been, Her age came up as near to mine As eight is to sixteen. Now tell me, I pray, What were our ages on the wedding-day?

Page 124 - ... be a surd, reduce the fractional part to a decimal, annex it to the whole number, and extract the root therefrom. jp EXAMPLES. 1. What is the cube root of 31 JJL 1 Ans. 34 2. What is the cube root of 12