A key to [J.] Trotter's Complete system of arithmetic

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Page 315 - Exercises in this work are new. They are applicable to the business of real life, and are framed in such a way as to lead the pupil to reason on the matter. There are upwards of 200 Examples wrought out at length and minutely explained.
Page 316 - Maclaren's Improved System of Practical BookKEEPING, arranged according to Single Entry, and adapted to General Business. Exemplified in one set of Books.
Page 318 - ... modern taste; by introducing corrections of several errors discovered on tracing the sentences to their original authors ; by adding a few notes illustrative of particular remarks or peculiarities of construction ; and by compiling an English and Latin vocabulary...
Page 1 - The English Learner ; or, a Selection of Lessons in Prose and Verse, adapted to the capacity of the Younger Classes of Readers ; by Thomas Ewing, 12mo.
Page 318 - STEWART'S COMPENDIUM of MODERN GEOGRAPHY ; with Remarks on the Physical Peculiarities, Productions, Commerce, and Government of the various Countries ; Questions for Examination at the end of each Division ; and Descriptive Tables, in which are given the Pronunciation, and a concise Account of every Place of importance throughout the World.
Page 318 - We would particularly recommend to attention the descriptive tables appended to the general account of every country, which are drawn up with extraordinary neatness, and in such a manner as to comprehend really a wonderful quantity of information in a very small space.
Page 315 - Is. 6d. Lessons in Arithmetic for Junior Classes. By JAMES TROTTER, late of the Scottish Naval and Military Academy. New Edition. 18mo, 66 pages, price 6d. Answers, 6d. This book was carefully revised. and enlarged by the introduction of Simple Examples of the various rules, worked out at length and fully explained, and of Practical Exercises, by the Author's son, Mr Trotter, Teacher of Mathematics, etc., Edinburgh...
Page 319 - ... the full understanding of his task ; and a Chronological Table completes this portion of useful information. There are also an Index of Proper Names, and instructive Tables, which explain and apply the Roman method of reckoning by Calends, Nones, and Ides ; but the great and peculiar recommendation to us is one of a typical kind, namely, the printing of the accents very accurately over the text. — We have only to repeat our perfect approbation of this edition, for its ample intelligence, correctness,...
Page 316 - Principles of Arithmetic, and their Application to Business explained in a Popular Manner, and clearly Illustrated by Simple Rules and Numerous Examples. Remodelled and greatly Enlarged, with Exercises on the proposed Decimal Coinage.

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