## The Teachers' Assistant: Or a System of Practical Arithmetic |

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The Teachers' Assistant: Or, a System of Practical Arithmetic Stephen Pike No preview available - 2016 |

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14 yards 2qrs 3qrs acres aliquot amount annuity annum answer Bought Bring bushels casks cent to cents cents per lb ciphers common difference compound interest contained cube root 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 hand figure hogsheads hundred weight improper fraction inches merchant miles millions mixed number months Multiply nails neat weight Note number of terms Oqrs 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 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 172 - Divide the difference of the extremes by the number of terms, less 1, and the quotient will be the common difference.

Page 2 - Co. of the said district, have deposited in this office the title of a book, the right whereof they claim as proprietors, in the words following, to wit : " Tadeuskund, the Last King of the Lenape. An Historical Tale." In conformity to the Act of the Congress of the United States...

Page 142 - 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 190 - Feet multiplied by feet, give feet. Feet multiplied by inches, give inches. Feet multiplied by seconds, give seconds. Inches multiplied by inches, give seconds.

Page 170 - ... cents for every day he was idle ; at settlement he received 5 dollars. How many days did he work, and how many days was he idle ? Ans.

Page 127 - Thirty days after sight of this my first of exchange, second and third of like tenor and date not paid, pay to Samuel Sims, or order, four hundred and fifty-two pounds, ten shillings and sixpence sterling, value received, which place to account of Peter Simpson.

Page 99 - RULE.* Multiply the principal by the 'rate per cent, and divide the product by 100: the quotient will be the interest for 1 year.

Page 157 - Subtract the square number from the left hand period, and to the remainder bring down the next period for a dividend.

Page 149 - ... in the first figures of the dividend as usual. Let each remainder be a new dividend ; and for every such dividend, leave out one figure to the right hand of the divisor, remembering to carry for the increase of the figures cut off, as in contracted multiplication. ' Note. — When there are not so many figures in the divi...