## The Federal Calculator; Or, Scholar's Assistant : Containing the Most Concise and Accurate Rules for Performing the Operations in Common Arithmetic; Together with Numerous Examples Under Each of the Rules, Varied So as to Make Them Conform to Almost Every Kind of BusinessJ.Grigg, 1830 - 180 pages |

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100 dollars 75 cents acres aliquot amount annuity annum Arithmetical Progression barrels Bought Bring cents per bushel cents per cwt cents per lb cents per yard ciphers compound interest cube root decimal point discount divide dividend divisor dollars 50 cents dollars 75 dollars or pounds dollars per cent dols DRY MEASURE DUODECIMALS Examples farthings Federal money feet gallons given number given price given quantity given sum given to find gross higher denominations hogsheads of sugar improper fraction lars last term less miles mixed number multiplicand multiplication table neat weight ounces paid payments pence pints pound Sterling present worth principal proceed quarters Questions quotient rate per cent receive Reduce remainder Repeat the rule rule for performing Rule of Three shillings sold square root Sterling subtract tare tare and tret third term tret TROY WEIGHT VULGAR FRACTIONS whole number yards of cloth

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Page 2 - IDE, of the said District, hath deposited in this office, the title of a book, the right whereof he claims as proprietor, in the words following, to wit : " Inductive Grammar, designed for beginners. By an Instructer." In conformity to the act of the Congress of the United States...

Page 126 - Now .} of f- is a compound fraction, whose value is found by multiplying the numerators together for a new numerator, and the denominators for a new denominator.

Page 2 - An Act for the Encouragement of Learning, by securing the copies of Maps, Charts, and Books, to the authors and proprietors of such copies during the time* therein mentioned," and extending the benefits thereof to the arts of designing, engraving, and etching historical and other prints.

Page 73 - ... multiply the second and third terms together, and divide the product by the first for the answer, which will always be of the same denomination as ftie third term.

Page 157 - Multiply the sum of the two extremes by the number of terms, and half the product will be the sum of all the terms.

Page 20 - When the multiplier is a composite number, (or exactly equal to the product of any two figures in the multiplication table ; — RULE. — Multiply first by one of those figures, and that product by the other, the last product will be the answer.

Page 143 - If the errors are alike, divide the difference of the products by the difference of the errors, and the quotient will be the answer.

Page 168 - CASE 1. The annuity, and rate given, to find the present worth. RULE. Divide the annuity by the ratio less one, for the present worth. Note. — For perpetual half yearly, or quarterly payments, Table V.

Page 146 - A man was hired 50 days on these conditions. — that, for every day he worked, he should receive $ '75, and, for every day he was idle, he should forfeit $ '25 ; at the expiration of the time, he received $ 27'50 ; how many days did he work...

Page 125 - To reduce an improper fraction to a whole or mixed number, — RULE : Divide the numerator by the denominator ; the quotient will be the whole or mixed number.