# A Theoretical and Practical Arithmetic ...

Hickling, Swan & Brewer, 1857

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### Innhold

 INTRODUCTION 11 Subtraction 28 The Divisibility of Numbers 41 Fractions 54 Decimal Fractions 72 Addition of Decimals 77 Practical Questions in Decimals 84 Practical Questions in Federal Money 91
 Analysis 173 Equation of Payments 182 Alligation Medial 189 Involution 197 Practical Questions in Square Root 206 Root of Higher Powers 214 Annuities 223 Exchange of Currencies 229

 Reduction of Denominate Numbers 97 Multiplication of Denominate Numbers 104 Practical Questions in Denominate Numbers 118 Practical Questions in Denominate Fractions 126 Partial Payments 139 Problems in Interest 145 Discount 151 Stocks 57 157 Practical Questions in Profit and Loss 165
 101 234 Forms of Bills of Exchange 237 Mensuration of Solids 245 Mensuration of Boards and Timber 251 General Analysis 257 Practical Questions 268 106 279 145 285 Notes 297

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Side 189 - Multiply each payment by its term of credit, and divide the sum of the products by the sum of the payments ; the quotient will be the average term of credit.
Side 15 - Addition is the process of finding the sum of two or more numbers.
Side 139 - The rule for casting interest, when partial payments have been made, is to apply the payment, in the first place, to the discharge of the interest then due.
Side 139 - If the payment be less than the interest, the surplus of interest must not be taken to augment the principal; but interest continues on the former principal until the period when the payments, taken together, exceed the interest due, and then the surplus is to be applied towards discharging the principal; and interest is to be Computed on the balance, as aforesaid.
Side 33 - Beginning on the left of the dividend, find how many times the divisor is contained in the fewest...
Side 39 - ... for other expenses, how much will he have left at the end of the year ? Ans. 10 dollars.
Side 151 - Divide the sum by the amount of \$1 for the rate and time, and the quotient will be the present worth. Subtract the present worth from the sum, and the remainder will be the discount.
Side 216 - Divide the difference of the extremes by the number of terms, less 1, and the quotient will be the common difference.
Side 27 - A man and a boy start from the same place at the same time, and travel in the same direction...
Side 57 - To reduce a mixed number to an improper fraction. RULE. — Multiply the whole number by the denominator of...