## The American ArithmeticJ.P. Jewett & Company, 1847 |

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12 leaves 15 dollars amount of $1 annuity Boston broadcloth bushels cents a pound Change ciphers circle circumference compound interest contain cost cube root cubic feet cubic foot decimal fraction diameter difference discount divided dividend divisor express farthings federal money feet in length find the number following rule frustum gallons geometrical series given number given sum greater number Hence hundred hundredths improper fraction least common multiple leaves 11 lower denomination measure merchant purchased miles mills mixed number months multiplicand multiply number of cubic number of dollars number of square number of terms ounces paid payment pence piece premium present worth prime factors prime number pwts quantity quotient ratio Reduce remainder right hand figures rods second power shillings side sold solid specific gravity square feet square root subtract Suppose surface tens thousandths units vulgar fraction weight whole number width write

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Page 233 - The circumference of every circle is supposed to be divided into 360 equal parts, called degrees ; and each degree into 60 equal parts, called minutes ; and each minute into 60 equal parts, called seconds ; and these into thirds, &c.

Page 172 - The rule for casting interest, when partial payments have been made, is to apply the payment, in the first place, to the discharge of the interest then due.

Page 157 - A wall to be built to the height of 27 feet, was raised to the height of 9 feet by 12 men in 6 days : how many men must be employed to finish the wall in 4 days at the same ruts.- of working 1 31.

Page 166 - ... 1 year 2 years 3 years 4 years 5 years 6 years 7 years 8 years 9 years 10 years 11 years 12 years...

Page 18 - January 31, February 28, March 31, April 30, May 31, June 30, July 31, August 31, September 30, October 31, November 30, December 31.

Page 95 - 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.

Page 111 - Reduce the fractions to a common denominator and divide the numerator of the dividend by the numerator of the divisor.

Page 83 - The greatest common divisor of two or more numbers is the greatest number that will divide each of them without a remainder. Thus 6 is the greatest common divisor of 12, 18, and 24.

Page 282 - Thirty days after sight of this first of exchange (second and third of the same tenor and date unpaid...

Page 10 - Los números cardinales 0: zero 1: one 2: two 3: three 4: four 5: five 6: six 7: seven 8: eight 9: nine 10: ten 11: eleven 12: twelve 13: thirteen 14: fourteen 15: fifteen 16: sixteen 17: seventeen 18: eighteen 19: nineteen 20: twenty...