A New System of Mercantile Arithmetic: Adapted to the Commerce of the United States, in Its Domestic and Foreign Relations; with Forms of Accounts, and Other Writings Usually Occurring in Trade
S. & E. Butler, proprietors of the copy right.--Sold also by Hudson & Goodwin, Oliver D. Cooke, and Lincoln & Gleason, Hartford; Beers & Howe, and Increase Cooke & Company New-Haven. T. M. Pomroy, printer, 1807 - 274 Seiten
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A M P Accounts agio amount annum answer arobe banco barrel bbls breadth bushels candareens casks cattas cent centimes Change coffee compound copecs cost cube root current dollars cyphers decimal deniers discount ditto divide dividend divisor dols ducats English equal ExA M P ExA M P LEs ExAMPLEs exchange farthings Federal money feet figure Flemish florins fraction gallon gilders given number given sum grotes Hamburgh hlids hundred improper fraction inches Integer interest livres livres tournois maravadies Massachusetts Mercantile Arithmetic merchant mills months Multiply number of terms payment pence piastres picul pound sterling quintals quotient reals plate reals wellon Reduce remainder rix dollar rotolas RULE rupees shillings ship ſº sold Spanish dollar square root stivers subtract subtrahend sugar tare vessel VULGAR FRACTIONS Walsh’s weighing gross whole number worth yards
Seite 116 - Compute the interest on the principal sum, from the time when the interest commenced, to the first time when a payment was made, which exceeds, either alone, or in conjunction with the preceding payments, if any, the interest at that time due ; add that interest to the principal, and from...
Seite 231 - Arithmetical, viz. 1. The first term. 2. The last term. 3. The number of terms.
Seite 76 - FRACTIONS, or broken numbers, are expressions for any assignable parts of an unit ; and are represented by two numbers, placed one above the other, with a line drawn between them. The number above the line is called the numerator, and that below the line the denominator.
Seite 143 - EXAMPLES. ."1. A schoolmaster being asked how many scholars he had, said, If I had as many more as I now have...
Seite 229 - A man is to travel from Boston to a certain place in 12 days, and to go but 3 miles the first day, increasing every day by an equal excess, so that the last day's journey may be 58 miles : what is the daily increase, and how many miles distant is that place from Boston ? Ans.
Seite 59 - Write the given numbers perpendicularly under each other for dividends, proceeding orderly from the least to the greatest; opposite to each dividend, on the left hand, place such a number for a divisor, as will bring it to the next superior denomination, and draw a line between them.
Seite 144 - If the errors are alike, divide the difference of tire products by the difference of the errors, and the quotient will be the answer. 5. If the errors are unlike, divide the sum of the products by the sum of the errors, and the quotient will be the answer.