## Burnham's Arithmetic, Revised: A New System of Arithmetic, on an Improved Plan: Embracing the Rules of Three, Single and Double, Direct and Inverse ... and All Proportional Questions in One Rule Applicable to the Whole, the Process Greatly Simplified and Abridged |

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Page 219 - RULE.* — Multiply each payment by the time at which it is due; then divide the sum of the products by the sum of the payments, and the quotient will be the true time required.

Page 107 - Thirty days hath September, April, June, and November ; All the rest have thirty-one, Except the second month alone, Which has but twenty-eight, in fine, Till leap year gives it twenty-nine.

Page 323 - America, to be paid to the said or his certain attorney, executors, administrators, or assigns: to which payment well and truly to be made, I bind myself, my heirs, executors, and administrators, firmly by these presents.

Page 219 - ... 8 months ; what is the equated time for the payment of the whole ? Ans.

Page 169 - If 30 men can perform a piece of work in 11 days, how many men will accomplish another piece of work, 4 times as large, in a fifth part of the time ? . Ans.

Page 65 - To reduce a mixed number to an improper fraction. RULE. — Multiply the whole number by the denominator of...

Page 272 - The Circumference of every circle is supposed to be divided into 360 equal parts, called Degrees ; and each degree into 60 Minutes, each minute into 60 Seconds, and so on.

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Page 198 - RULE. Divide the given interest by the interest of $1 for the given time and rate, and the quotient will be the principal.

Page 282 - A sphere is a solid figure described by the revolution of a semicircle about its diameter, which remains fixed.