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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S. & G. S. Woodward, 1857 - Arithmetic - 324 pages

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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.
Page 11 - Los números cardinales 0: zero 1: one 2: two 3: three 4: four 5: five 6: six 7: seven 8: eight 9: nine 10: ten 11: eleven 12: twelve 13: thirteen 14: fourteen 15: fifteen 16: sixteen 17: seventeen 18: eighteen 19: nineteen 20: twenty...
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.

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