The North American Arithmetic: Part Third, for Advanced Scholars

Whittemore, Niles and Hall, 1839 - 288 sider

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Side 44 - Subtract the numerator of the subtrahend from the numerator of the minuend, and place the difference over the common denominator.
Side 7 - ... 11 eleven 12 twelve 13 thirteen 14 fourteen 15 fifteen 16 sixteen 17 seventeen 18 eighteen 19 nineteen 20 twenty 21 twenty-one...
Side 104 - 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 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...
Side 183 - Bring down the first figure of the next period to the remainder for a new dividend, to which find a new divisor as before, and in like manner proceed till the whole be finished.
Side 110 - DISCOUNT is an allowance made for the payment of money before it is due. The present worth of a debt payable at some future time, without interest, is such a sum of money as will, if put at interest for the given time, amount to the debt.
Side 184 - ... 5, 7, 9, 11, 13, 15, &c. is an ascending series. ( 15, 13, 11, 9, 7, 5, 3, &c. is a descending series. The numbers which form the series are called the terms of the series. The first and last terms are the extremes, and the other terms are called the means. There are five things in arithmetical progression, any three of which being given, the other two may be found : — 1st.
Side 114 - Multiply each debt by the time, in which it is payable, and divide the sum of the products by the sum of the debts: the quotient will be the equated time.
Side 206 - ... 4. Then if only one difference stand against any rate, it will be the quantity belonging to that rate ; but if there be several, their sum will be the quantity.
Side 212 - Multiply continually together all the terms of the natural series of numbers, from 1 up to the given number, and the last product will be the answer.
Side 216 - EXCHANGE. EXCHANGE is the act of paying or receiving the money of one country for its equivalent in the money of another country, by means of bills of exchange. This operation, therefore, comprehends both the reduction of moneys, and the negotiation of bills. It determines the comparative value of the currencies of...

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