A System of Practical Arithmetic: Applicable to the Present State of Trade, and Money Transactions: Illustrated by Numerous Examples Under Each Rule; for the Use of Schools
R. Phillips, 1812 - 258 sider
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Side 175 - 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 equated time, nearly.
Side 241 - Multiply each term into the multiplicand, beginning at the lowest, by the highest denomination in the multiplier, and write the result of each under its respective term ; observing to carry an unit for every 12, from each lower denomination to its next superior.
Side 90 - III. finally, multiply the second and third terms together, divide the product by the first, and the quotient will be the answer in the same denomination as the third term.
Side 148 - The first term, the last term (or the extremes) and the ratio given, to find the sum of the series. RULE. Multiply the last term by the ratio, and from the product subtract the first term ; then divide the remainder by the ratio, less by 1, and the quotient will be the sum of all the terms.
Side 111 - Multiply each numerator into all the denominators except its own for a new numerator, and all the denominators together for a common denominator.
Side 241 - In like manner, multiply all the multiplicand by the inches and parts of the multiplier, and set the result of each term one place removed to the right hand of those in the multiplicand...
Side 7 - Place the numbers so that those of the same denomination may stand directly under each other.
Side 147 - Given the first term, last term, and common difference, to find the number of terms. RULE. — Divide the difference of the extremes by the common difference, and the quotient increased by 1 is the number of terms.