## A New System of Arithmetic on an Improved PlanD. Appleton & Company, 1850 |

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Page 217 - Multiply each payment by the time at which it is due; then divide the sum of the products by the sum of the payments, and the quotient will be the equated time, nearly.

Page 39 - The number to be divided is called the dividend. The number by which we divide is called the divisor.

Page 230 - 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 105 - Thirty days hath September, April, June, and November ; All the rest have thirty-one, Except the second month alone, Which has but twenty-eight, in fine, Till leap year gives it twenty-nine.

Page 156 - Then multiply the second and third terms together, and divide the product by the first term: the quotient will be the fourth term, or answer.

Page 98 - TABLE. 10 Mills =1 Cent. 10 Cents =1 Dime. 10 Dimes =1 Dollar. 10 Dollars =1 Eagle.

Page 321 - America, to be paid to the said or his certain attorney, executors, administrators, or assigns: to which payment well and truly to be made, I bind myself, my heirs, executors, and administrators, firmly by these presents.

Page 63 - To reduce a mixed number to an improper fraction. RULE. — Multiply the whole number by the denominator of...

Page 217 - ... 8 months ; what is the equated time for the payment of the whole ? Ans.