## Arithmetic Designed for Academies and Schools: With Answers |

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Page 30 - We have seen that multiplying by a whole number is taking the multiplicand as many times as there are units in the multiplier.

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Page 125 - GO days, $500 to be paid in 120 days, and $750 to be paid* in 180 days : what is the equated time for the payment of the whole? Ans. 137^| days. 7. A merchant has due him $1500 ; one-sixth is to be paid in 2 months ; one-third in 3 months ; and the rest in 6 months: what is the equated time for the payment of the whole ? Ans.

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