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

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Page 279 - THE CONDITION of the above obligation is such, that if the above bounden James Wilson, his heirs, executors, or administrators, shall well and truly pay or cause to be paid, unto the above named John Pickens, his executors, administrators, or assigns, the just and full sum of Here insert the condition.

Page 74 - TABLE. 10 Mills (m.) = 1 Cent . . ct. 10 Cents = 1 Dime . . d. 10 Dimes = 1 Dollar . $. 10 Dollars = 1 Eagle . E.

Page 139 - Divide the numerator by the denominator. The quotient will be the whole number, and the remainder, if...

Page 140 - To reduce a mixed number to an improper fraction, — RULE : Multiply the whole number by the denominator of the fraction, to the product add the numerator, and write the result over the denominator.

Page 264 - To find the contents of a cylinder, Multiply the area of the base by the altitude : the product will be the contents.

Page 245 - Distinguish the given number into periods of two figures each, by putting a point over the place of units, another over the place of hundreds, and so on, which points show the number of figures the root will consist of.

Page 107 - Thirty days hath September, April, June, and November ; All the rest have thirty-one, Except the second month alone, Which has but twenty-eight, in fine, Till leap year gives it twenty-nine.

Page 34 - January 31, February 28, March 31, April 30, May 31, June 30, July 31, August 31, September 30, October 31, November 30, December 31.

Page 109 - OF PARTICULARS. 12 things make 1 dozen. 12 dozen ----- 1 gross. 12 gross, or 144 dozen - 1 great gross. ALSO, 20 things make 1 score. 112 pounds ----- 1 quintal offish.

Page 142 - To reduce a whole number to an equivalent fraction, having a given denominator. RULE. Multiply the whole number by the given denominator, and place the product over the said denominator, and it will form the fraction required.