# 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

### Contents

 Addition 2 NUMERATION 4 BOOK I 24 Division 47 Reduction 56 49 113 Insurance 119
 Fractions 140 Notation 155 PART IV 223 221 257 PART V 266 ALGEBRA 277 Bills of Exchange 303

### Popular passages

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?
Page 139 - 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 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.
Page 75 - ... dollars. How many days did he work, and how many days was he idle ? Ans.
Page 246 - Multiply the circumference of the base by the slant height or length of the side, and half the product 'will be the surface.
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.
Page 263 - 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 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.