The Tutor's Guide: Being a Complete System of Arithmetic; with Various Branches in the Mathematics ... To which is Added, an Appendix, Containing Different Forms of Acquittances, Bills of Exchange, &c. &c. ...
G. Wilkie, 1815 - 320 sider
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a-year acres amount angle annuity annum avoirdupois Bought breadth bushel ciphers circle circumference compound contained crown cube root decimal demand denominator diameter ditto Divide dividend divisor dominical letter dwts ells epact equal equation EXAMPLES extract the square farthings feet long figure find the area find the solidity foot frustum gain gallons given number given rate guineas half half-yearly improper fraction Integer length London lowest terms measures miles moidore months multiplicand number of terms ounces paid payable payment pence piece pounds pounds sterling present worth principal PROBLEM proceed proper quantity proportion purchase put to interest QUESTIONS for Exercise quotient rate per cent recurring decimal Reduce remainder repetend right-hand RULE shillings side slant height sold square root sterling subtract Suppose Table tare Theorem VULGAR FRACTIONS weight whole number wine yards yearly rent
Side 126 - There is a fish whose head is 6 inches long, and the tail is as long as the head and half the body, and the body is as long as the head and tail ; what is the length of the whole fish?
Side 135 - Any three of the five following things being given, the other two may be found. 1. The first term. 2. The last term. 3. The number of terms.
Side 77 - ... dollars. How many days did he work, and how many days was he idle ? Ans.
Side 248 - Multiply the circumference of the base by the slant height or length of the side, and half the product 'will be the surface.
Side 179 - To find the aide of a cube that shall be equal in solidity to any given solid, as a globe, cylinder, prism, cone, Ifc.
Side 26 - Add the first column or denomination together, a» in whole numbers ; then divide the sum by as many of the same denomination as make one of the next greater, setting down the remainder under the column added, and carry the quotient to the next superior denomination, continuing the same to the last, which add, as in simple addition
Side 12 - When the divisor is large, the pupil will find assistance in determining the quotient figure, by finding how many times the first figure of the divisor is contained in the first figure, or if necessary, the first two figures of the dividend.
Side 265 - The workmen thought that substituting part silver was only a proper <perquisite; which taking air, Archimedes was appointed to examine it ; who, on putting...