## 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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**side**, stands 16 - the Sum . EXAMPLES . ( 1 ) 147279 ( 2 ) 176042 ( 3 ) 127492 274042 47976 274614 716914 274 27406 472196 4 274 417417 471472 24 194746 469 4158 ( 4 ) 147747 74774 2467 915 20 6 EXAMPLES 4 Addition . Page 39

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**side**the sun , they are in Perigao ; when on different**sides**, in Apogæo . What is the difference of their distances in both these circum- stances ? ( 33 ) B. was born 14 years after C. who came into the world 19 years before A. who was ... Page 54

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**side**, since these six persons wanted but fourscore and 13 notches to decide the game ? ( 22 ) In order to raise a joint stock of 10000l . L. M. and N. together subscribed 8500l . and O. the rest . Now M. and N. are known together to ... Page 64

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### Common terms and phrases

acres amount annuity annum answer arithmetical progression avoirdupois bought Bushels chaldron ciphers common difference compound Copecs cost crown cube root decimal demand denominator diameter ditto Divide dividend divisor dwts ell English equal equation EXAMPLES exchange Exercise at leisure extract the square farthings feet figure Flemish frustum gain gallons given number given quantity guilders guineas half half-yearly hhds improper fraction Integer length London lowest terms MEASURE miles moidore months multiplicand 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 QUESTIONS for Exercise quotient rate per cent ready money Reduce remainder repetend RULE shillings side sold square root sterling subtract Table tare THEOREM third VULGAR FRACTIONS weight whole number wine yards yearly

### Popular passages

Page 126 - 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?

Page 141 - Now .} of f- is a compound fraction, whose value is found by multiplying the numerators together for a new numerator, and the denominators for a new denominator.

Page 135 - 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.

Page 77 - ... dollars. How many days did he work, and how many days was he idle ? Ans.

Page 248 - Multiply the circumference of the base by the slant height or length of the side, and half the product 'will be the surface.

Page 179 - 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 26 - Add the first column or denomination together, a» 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 12 - 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.

Page 265 - The workmen thought that substituting part silver was only a proper <perquisite; which taking air, Archimedes was appointed to examine it ; who, on putting...

Page 172 - 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.