The Common-school Arithmetic: Designed for Learners of Every Class; and Particularly for Those who are Desirous of Acquiring a Thorough Knowledge of Practical Mathematics

Brown, Taggard & Chase, 1857 - 319 sider

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 NUMERATION 8 SECTION 12 ADDITION 23 SUBTRACTION 31 Definitions and Signs 38 Questions to be solved by Multiplication 51 Mode of determining an unknown factor 61 PRIME AND COMPOSITE NUMBERS 77
 Miscellaneous Analysis 167 150 172 AVERAGE 184 INVOLUTION AND EVOLUTION 193 Definitions 205 Useful Problems for making estimates 230 233 252 SECTION PAGE 257

 BE22 115 Miscellaneous Examples 127 Definitions of Analysis and General Rule 128 Commission 133 Problems in Interest 145

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Side 262 - 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 of principal as aforesaid.
Side 110 - 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.
Side 262 - 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. " If the payment exceeds the interest, the surplus goes towards discharging the principal, and the subsequent interest is to be computed on the balance of principal remaining due. " 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...
Side 252 - EF, or his certain attorney, his executors, administrators, or assigns, to which payment, well and truly to be made, I bind myself, my heirs, executors and administrators, firmly by these presents.
Side 167 - The first and fourth terms of a proportion are called the extremes, and the second and third terms, the means. Thus, in the foregoing proportion, 8 and 3 are the extremes and 4 and 6 are the means.
Side 89 - RULE. Multiply all the numerators together for a new numerator, and all the denominators for a new denominator: then reduce the new fraction to its lowest terms.
Side 208 - RULE. — Divide the given sum by the amount of \$1 for the given time and rate, and the quotient will be the present worth, and the remainder will be the discount.
Side 196 - Multiply the true divisor by the last root figure, subtract the product from the dividend, and to the remainder annex the next period for a new dividend.
Side 252 - The Condition of this Obligation is such, That if the above bounden his heirs, executors, administrators, or any of them shall and do well and truly pay...
Side 280 - A farmer has a stack of hay, from which he sells a quantity which is to the quantity remaining, as 4 to 5. He then uses 15 loads and finds that the quantity left, is to the quantity sold, as 1 to 2. Required the number of loads at first in the stack.