## 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 |

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27 yards acct acres amount annum answer 20 answer neat Application bales 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 lowest terms 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 sold square square-root sterling Subtract sugar Sundries Suppose tare Thomas Lawson thousand VULGAR FRACTIONS wheat whole numbers wine worth yards of cloth

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Page 155 - 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 127 - 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 173 - ... of the breadth; multiply the remainder by the breadth, and the product by the depth...

Page 173 - ... ^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 155 - 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 27 - 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 59 - ... then, multiply the second and third terms together, and divide the product by the first term...

Page 151 - 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...