# 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 Addition 2 Simple Divifion 13 Addition of Dollars and Cents 125 Compound Divifion 149 Inverſe Proportion 157
 Tare Trett 164 Signs Significations 6 by i e divided by as 623 or 263 2

### 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...