## The Tutor's Guide: Being a Complete System of Arithmetic; with Various Branches in the Mathematics ... To which is Added, an Appendix, Containing Different Forms of Acquittances, Bills of Exchange, &c. &c. ...G. Wilkie, 1815 - 320 pages |

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**measuring**Ar- tificers ' Works , & c . with a Col- lection of Questions for Exercise . To which is added , the Specific Gravity of Metals , & c . V. Chronology , or the Method of finding the several Cycles , Epacts , Moveable Feasts ... Page iii

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**measure**defeat these attempts , yet , upon account of its real value and use , it certainly merits all the study and pains that can be bestowed upon it . In the following pages I have delivered the Definitions and Rules in as brief and ... Page iv

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**Measures**, & c . with which the pupil should be well acquainted , before he proceeds to the use of those rules in Compound Num- bers . In Book the Second , the rules follow in the same order in which they are generally taught in schools ... Page 15

... , Pence , and Far- things ? ( 8 ) Reduce 21168 Farthings to Guineas . ( 9 ) In 42 Moidores how many Farthings ? ( 10 ) How many Moidores in 54432 Farthings ? WEIGHTS and

... , Pence , and Far- things ? ( 8 ) Reduce 21168 Farthings to Guineas . ( 9 ) In 42 Moidores how many Farthings ? ( 10 ) How many Moidores in 54432 Farthings ? WEIGHTS and

**MEASURES**. TROY WEIGHT . Marked gr . Reduction . 15. Page 16

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**MEASURES**. TROY WEIGHT . Marked gr . 24 Grains dwts . 20 Penny - Weights OZ . 12 Ounces make one Penny - Weight . Ounce . Pound , ѣ . By this Weight are weighed Gold , Silver , Jewels , Amber , and all Liquors . N. B. 14oz . 11dwts . 15 ...### Common terms and phrases

a-year acres amount annuity annum arithmetical progression avoirdupois Bought breadth Bushels ciphers circumference common difference compound compound interest contained Copecs cost crown cube root decimal demand denominator diameter ditto Divide dividend divisor dwts equal EXAMPLES exchange Exercise at leisure Farthings feet figure Flemish frustum gain gallons give given number given quantity guilders guineas half half-yearly hhds hundred improper fraction inches Integer length London measure miles moidore months Multiplicand Multiply number of days number of terms ounces paid payable payment pence person piece Pints pounds pounds sterling present worth principal proceed proportion put to interest quarters QUESTIONS for Exercise quotient rate per cent ready money Reduce remainder rent repetend RULE shillings side sold solid square root sterling subtract Suppose Table tare THEOREM VULGAR FRACTIONS weight whole number wine yards yearly

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Page 124 - There is a fish whose head is 6 inches long, and the tail is as long as the head and half the body, and the body is as long as the head and tail ; what is the length of the whole fish?

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Page 133 - Any three of the five following things being given, the other two may be found. 1. The first term. 2. The last term. 3. The number of terms.

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Page 177 - To find the aide of a cube that shall be equal in solidity to any given solid, as a globe, cylinder, prism, cone, Ifc.

Page 24 - Add the first column or denomination together, ať in whole numbers ; then divide the sum by as many of the same denomination as make one of the next greater, setting down the remainder under the column added, and carry the quotient to the next superior denomination, continuing the same to the last, which add, as in simple addition

Page 10 - When the divisor is large, the pupil will find assistance in determining the quotient figure, by finding how many times the first figure of the divisor is contained in the first figure, or if necessary, the first two figures of the dividend.

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Page 170 - Reduce the fraction to its lowest terms, then extract the square root of the numerator for a new numerator, and the square root of the denominator for a new denominator.