## System of Practical Arithmetic |

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15 yards 2qrs acres aliquot amount annuity annum answer Bought Bring bushels casks cent to cents cents per lb common difference compound interest contained cube root cyphers decimal dividend divisor dollars per cent dols drams DRY MEASURE English ells EXAMPLES Facit farthings Federal Money fourths furlongs gain gallons given number given sum hogsheads hundred weight improper fraction inches merchant miles millions mixed number months Multiply nails neat weight Note number of terms ounces paid pecks pence Pennsylvania currency penny pennyweights pieces pint pounds present worth principal PROOF quarters quarts quotient rate per cent Reduce remainder Result roods Rule of Three shillings sold square perches square root sterling Subtract sum or quantity TABLE tare thousand TROY WEIGHT tuns VULGAR FRACTIONS whole number yards cost yards of cloth yards of linen yards of muslin

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Page 111 - From the last amount, subtract the given principal, and the remainder will be the compound interest. EXAMPLES.

Page 37 - And every other thirty-one, Except the second month alone, Which has but twenty-eight in fine, Till leap year gives it twenty-nine.

Page 83 - M 420 1200 4. If 10 bushels of oats be sufficient for 18 horses 20 days, how many bushels will serve 60 horses 36 days, at that rate ?

Page 129 - A vulgar fraction is a part, or parts of a unit or integer expressed by two numbers, placed one above the other, with a line drawn between them; as -i one fourth, f two thirds.

Page 131 - Operations with Fractions A) To change a mixed number to an improper fraction, simply multiply the whole number by the denominator of the fraction and add the numerator.

Page 22 - FRACTIONS, or broken numbers, are expressions for any assignable parts of an unit ; and are represented by two numbers, placed one above the other, with a line drawn between them. The number above the line is called the numerator, and that below the line the denominator.

Page 33 - Troy Weight. 24 grains (gr.) - 1 pennyweight (dwt.) 20 pennyweights — 1 ounce (oz.) 12 ounces — 1 pound (1b.).

Page 165 - CASE 2. \ . When the prices of several simples are given, to find how much of each, at their respective rates, must be taken to make a compound or mixture at any proposed price.

Page 157 - Subtract the square number from the left hand period, and to the remainder bring down the next period for a dividend. III. Double the root already found for a divisor ; seek how many times the divisor is contained...

Page 78 - If a staff 4 feet long cast a shade (on level ground) 7 feet long, what is the height of a steeple whose shade at the same time is 198 feet? Ans.