## The American Tutor's Assistant Revised, Or, A Compendious System of Practical Arithmetic: Containing the Several Rules of that Useful Science, Concisely Defined, Methodically Arranged, and Fully Exemplified : the Whole Particularly Adapted to the Easy and Regular Instruction of Youth in Our American Schools |

### Other editions - View all

### Common terms and phrases

acct acres amount annum answer 21 answer neat Application bales barley barter Bought breadth bushels C.wt cash in full casks ciphers compound containing cost cube-root decimal denominator Divide dividend divisor dollars dols dozen drams Edward Young ell English ells Flemish equal EXAMPLES exchange facit feet figures Flemish folio gain gallons George Robson given number given quantity gross hogsheads hundred weight improper fraction inches integer interest James Dixon Ledger merchant miles moidores months Multiply neat weight Note ounces pence Pennsylvania currency perches persons Peter Thomson pieces pounds principal Proof quarts quotient rate per cent ready money Reduce remainder Richard Barber root Rule of Three shalloon shillings Single Rule sold square square-root sterling Subtract sugar Sundries Suppose tare Thomas Lawson VULGAR FRACTIONS whole numbers wine worth yards of cloth ㅇㅇ

### Popular passages

Page 157 - Hence, when the extremes and number of terms are given, to find the common difference, — Divide the difference of the extremes by the number of terms, less 1, and the quotient will be the common difference.

Page 129 - 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 175 - ... of the breadth; multiply the remainder by the breadth, and the product by the depth...

Page 175 - ... ^three-fifths of the breadth, and take the depth from the under side of the deck plank to the ceiling in the hold, then multiply and divide as aforesaid, and the quotient shall be deemed the tonnage.

Page 157 - New-London to a certain place in 9 days, and to go but 3 miles the first day, increasing every day by an equal excess, so that the last day's journey may be 43 miles: Required the daily increase, and the length of the whole journey 1 Ans.

Page 29 - 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 61 - ... then, multiply the second and third terms together, and divide the product by the first term...

Page 153 - A merchant laid out 691?. 4s. in cloths, but forgot the number of pieces purchased, also how many yards were in each piece, and what they cost him per yard ; but remembers that they cost him as many...