Every Man His Own Teacher: Being an Introduction to Arithmetic, Whereby Persons who are Ignorant of that Science, May of Themselves, Without a Teacher, Obtain a Sufficient Degree of Knowledge in Figures, for Common Business, and for Operating in Nearly All the Books Extant on that Subject
G.J. Loomis, 1834 - 297 sider
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12 pence 50 cents 9 and carry amount annex Answer in figures Answer in words borrow Broadcloth ciphers COMPOUND count couplet denominations divi divide dividend dollars dred Eleven equal EXAMPLE farthings feet Fifth column five four fourth number fractions gallons given sum half hundredths inches interest INTRODUCTION TO ARITHMETIC JOHN TRADEWELL KEY TO CARD left side LESSON 12 LESSON 9 Long Division million Multiplicand multiply the divisor Operation ounces paid pair pennyweights place of shillings place the product pounds principal Proof of Lesson quotient and multiply quotient or answer rate per cent remain remain—carry remain—set right hand figure right side Rule second column second term set down 11 Seven shil slate square subtract subtract—the remainder sum total tens tenths Third column third term thousand thousandths tient times—set TROY WEIGHT Twelve twice vulgar fractions whole numbers yards
Side 190 - ... when the third term is less than the first, and requires the fourth to be greater than the second...
Side 170 - Measure. 4 nails (no.) make 1 quarter of a yard, qr. 4 quarters, 1 yard, yd. 3 quarters, 1 Ell Flemish, E. FL 5 quarters, 1 Ell English, EE 6 quarters, 1 Ell French, E. Fr.
Side 189 - Multiply the first and second terms together, and divide the product by the third ; the quotient will be the answer in the same denomination as the middle term was reduced into.
Side 171 - LIQUID MEASURE 4 gills (gi.) = 1 pint (pt.) 2 pints = 1 quart (qt...
Side 179 - M. 60 minutes, 1 hour, h. 24 hours, 1 day, d. 7 days, . 1 week, w. 4 weeks, 1 month, mo. 13 months, 1 day and 6 hours, 1 Julian year, yr. Thirty days hath September, April, June and November ; February twenty-eight alone, all the rest have thirtyone.
Side 186 - Sir," said I, after puzzling a long time over "more requiring more and less requiring less" — "will you tell me why I sometimes multiply the second and third terms together and divide by the first — and at other times multiply the first and second and divide by the third?" "Why, because more requires more sometimes, and sometimes it requires less — to be sure. Haven't you read the rule, my boy?" " Yes, sir, I can repeat the rule, but I don't understand it.