# 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

Joseph Crukshank, 1813 - Arithmetic - 210 pages

### Contents

 Simple Subtraction 5 Simple Divifion 13 Addition of Dollars and Cents 19 Compound Subtraction 30 Compound Multiplication 38 Compound Divifion 48 Single Rule of Three 58
 Double Rule of Three 68 Tare Trett 85 Jufurance Commiffion 100 The Square Root 147 Geometrical Progreffion 153 Signs 1 Cube Root as 644 4

### Popular passages

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...