# The Tutor's Assistant: Being a Compendium of Practical Arithmetic, for the Use of Schools Or Private Students ...

[Printed and pub. by] H. Mozley, 1833

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### Inhalt

 0 11 Circulating Decimuls 101 21 Arithmetical and Commercial 39 Tables 76 Definitions 84 Reduction 112
 Promiscuous Examples 122 Double Rule of Three 55 128 Tare and Tret 135 Equation of Payments 142 Equation of Payments 74 SUPERFICIAL MENSURATION 164 Subtruction 171

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Seite 113 - The top of a castle from the ground is 45 yards high, and is surrounded with a ditch 60 yards broad ; what length must a ladder be to reach from the outside of the ditch to the top of the castle ? Ans.
Seite 83 - To reduce a mixed number to an improper fraction, — RULE : Multiply the whole number by the denominator of the fraction, to the product add the numerator, and write the result over the denominator.
Seite 166 - ... multiply the square of the diameter by ,7854 and the product will be- the area.
Seite 122 - Divide the difference of the extremes by the number of terms, less 1, and the quotient will be the common difference.
Seite 123 - Divide the difference of the extremes by the common difference, and the quotient increased by 1 is the number of terms.
Seite 118 - EXAMPLES. 1. A schoolmaster, being asked how many scholars he had, said, If I had as many, half as many, and one quarter as many more, I should have 264: how many had he?
Seite 163 - Multiply the sum of the two parallel sides by the perpendicular distance between them, and half the product will be the area.
Seite 7 - ... best to tread the old beaten Path, and to sweat at their Business when they may do it with Pleasure, may start an Objection against the Use of this well intended Assistant. Another author writes in more detail and lets us see more of the schoolroom technique and the reason for having printed texts : Having some time ago drawn up a set of rules and proper questions, with their answers annexed, for the use of my own school and divided them into several books, as well for more ease to myself as...
Seite 82 - Hence the rule .for finding the greatest common divisor of two numbers : Divide the greater number by the less, and that divisor by the remainder, and so on, always dividing the last divisor by the last remainder, till nothing remain.
Seite 174 - As three times three does three. But when ten years and half ten years We man and wife had been, Her age approached as near to mine As eight is to sixteen.