## The Youth's Assistant in Theoretick and Practical ArithmeticD. Watson, 1826 - 164 pages |

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**find**the sum of the rest ; add this sum to the upper line , and , if their sum be the same as the first amount , or ...**given**sum , and write the excesses in a column at the right hand . Add the ex- cesses , and the 9's being cast ... Page 15

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**given**num- bers , the work is considered to be right . By careful attention to this rule and its illustration by the preceding example , the student will**find**but little difficulty in working the examples which follow . 2 . 16423 5 ... Page 17

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**find**the difference be- tween them ; as , 5 taken from 3 , there remains 3 , the difference . The greater of the**given**numbers is called the Minuend , the less , the Subtrahend , and the difference , the Remainder . Rule . * Write the ... Page 19

... given number , by repeating it any proposed number of times ; as , 6 repeated 4 times , or 4 times 6 is 24. * In Multiplication there must be at least two numbers

... given number , by repeating it any proposed number of times ; as , 6 repeated 4 times , or 4 times 6 is 24. * In Multiplication there must be at least two numbers

**given to find**a third . The two given numbers spoken of together are ... Page 24

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**given to find**a third . The largest number , or number to be divided , is called the divi- dend . The number by which you divide , is called the divisor . The result of the operation , or number of times the divisor is contained in the ...### Common terms and phrases

2qrs additions amount annex answer Arithmetick barrel bush bushels called Cash cents ciphers circumference column composite number cube root currency day-book diameter different denominations dimes divide dividend Division divisor dollars DRY MEASURE equal Examples expressed Federal Money feet gallon given number given sum given to find half hence hundred improper fraction inches least common multiple left hand length less measure method of proof miles mills minuend mixed number moidore months multiplicand Multiply nine number of terms payment pence and farthings pound by inspection present worth principal proceed proportion quantity QUESTIONS Reduce remainder right hand rods Rule of Three RULE.-Multiply separatrix shillings side Simon Pond simple interest square root subtract subtrahend sugar supposed tare third term tion trett TROY WEIGHT velocity Vulgar Fraction weight whole number write yards cost

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Page 128 - Given the first term, last term, and common difference, to find the number of terms. RULE. — Divide the difference of the extremes by the common difference, and the quotient increased by 1 is the number of terms.

Page 65 - ... second and third places ; observing to increase the second place by 5, if the shillings be odd, and the third place by 1, when the farthings exceed 12, and by 2 when they exceed 37.

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