# Conkling's Arithmetic: The Young Arithmetician's Guide to a Knowledge of Numbers; Being an Easy Practical System of Arithmetic, Explained and Brought Down to the Capacity of the Learner; Adapted to the Currency of the United States

Ketcham & Aymar, 1831 - 275 pages

### Contents

 Explanation of marks 12 Compound Addition 36 Questions for exercise 61 Reduction 69 Questions for exercise 101 Questions for exercise 107 Practice 119
 Brokerage 159 Promiscuous examples 165 Loss and Gain 173 Single Fellowship 180 Reduction of Vulgar Fractions 191 Addition 201 Compound Interest 276

### Popular passages

Page 193 - 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.
Page 194 - To reduce a mixed number to an improper fraction, Multiply the whole number by the denominator of the fraction, and to the product add the numerator; under this sum write the denominator.
Page 46 - OF TIME. 60 Seconds = 1 Minute 60 Minutes =� 1 Hour 24 Hours = 1 Day 7 Days = 1 Week 28 Days = 1 Lunar Month...
Page 109 - Then multiply the second and third terms together, and divide the product by the first term: the quotient will be the fourth term, or answer.
Page 273 - 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 the sum subtract the payment made at that time, together with the preceding payments (if any) and the remainder forms a new principal ; on which, compute and subtract the interest, as upon the first principal: and proceed...
Page 273 - 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 the sum subtract the payment made at that time, together with the preceding payments, if any, and the remainder forms a new principal; on which compute...
Page 284 - Up starts a hare before my two greyhounds. The dogs, being light of foot, did fairly run, Unto her fifteen rods, just twenty-one. The distance that she started up' before Was fourscore sixteen rods just, and no more.
Page 251 - Hence, when the extremes and the number of terms are given, to find the sum of all the terms, — Multiply � the sum of the extremes by the number of terms, and the product will be the answer 10.
Page 272 - Compute the interest to the time of the first payment ; if that be one year or more from the time the interest commenced , add it to the principal, and deduct the payment from the sum total. If there be after payments made, compute the interest on the balance due, to the next payment, and then deduct the payment as above ; and in like manner from one payment to another till all the payments are absorbed ; provided the time between one payment and another be one year or more.
Page 243 - Place the terms of demand, under those of the same kind in the supposition. If the blank place or term sought, fall under the third term, the proportion is direct ; then multiply the first and second terms together for a divisor, and the other three for a dividend...