# The National Arithmetic: On the Inductive System, Combining the Analytic and Synthetic Methods, in which the Principles of Arithmetic are Explained ... Containing Also Practical Systems of Measuration, Gauging, Geometry, and Book-keeping, Forming a Complete Mercantile Arithmetic ...

R.S. Davis, 1843 - Arithmetic - 314 pages

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Page 202 - Find the greatest square number in the first, or left hand period' place the root of it at the right hand of the given number, (after the manner of a quotient in division) for the first figure of the root, and the square...
Page 147 - Compute the interest to the time of the first payment ; if that be one year or more from the time the interest commenced, add it to the principal, and deduct the payment from the sum total. If there be after payments made, compute the interest on the balance due to the next payment, and then deduct the payment as above ; and, in like manner, from one payment to another, till all the payments are absorbed ; provided the time between one payment and another be one year or more.
Page 38 - 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 267 - ... above the upper deck ; the breadth thereof at the broadest part above the main wales, half of which breadth shall be accounted the depth of such vessel, and...
Page 231 - ... dollars. How many days did he work, and how many days was he idle ? Ans.
Page 118 - Write the given numbers perpendicularly under each other for dividends, proceeding orderly from the least to the greatest ; opposite to each dividend on the LEFT hand, place such a number for a divisor, as will bring it to the next superior name, and draw a line between them.
Page 52 - ... until it is brought to the denomination required, observing to bring in the lower denominations to their respective places.
Page 254 - The circumference of every circle is supposed to be divided into 360 equal parts, called degrees ; and each degree into 60 equal parts, called minutes ; and each minute into 60 equal parts, called seconds ; and these into thirds, &c.
Page 9 - 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...