The Schoolmaster's Assistant: Being a Compendium of Arithmetic, Both Practical and Theoretical, in Five Parts

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J. F. Sibell, 1825 - Počet stran: 194

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Strana 19 - Time 60 seconds (sec.) = 1 minute (min.) 60 minutes = 1 hour (hr . ) 24...
Strana 48 - Ans. 16 days. 2. If 48 men can build a wall in 24 days, how many men can do it in 192 days ? Ans. 6 men.
Strana 107 - When any number of terms is continued in Geometrical Progression, the product of the two extremes will be equal to the product of any two means equally distant from the extremes...
Strana 55 - When the shillings are an even number, multiply the quantity by half the number of shillings, and double the first figure of the product for shillings ; and the rest of the product will be pounds.
Strana 110 - ... make no considerable alteration, he being but one, imagined that he should make a good bargain, and readily, for the sake of a good dinner, and better company, entered into an agreement with them, and s,o made himself the eighth person. I demand how long they staid at that inn, and now many different positions they sat in ? Ans.
Strana 142 - ALL POWERS. 1. Prepare the number given for extraction, by pointing off from the unit's place as the root required directs. 2. Find the first figure in the root, by the table of powers, which subtract from the given number. 3. Bring down the first figure in the next point to the remainder, and call it the dividend. 4. Involve the root into the next inferior power to that which is given ; multiply it by the given power, and call it the divisor. 5. Find a quotient...
Strana 105 - Progression, the sum of the two extremes will equal the sum of any two means equally distant from the extremes ; as 2, 4, 6, 8, 10, 12, The two extremes, 2 + 12 = 6 + 8, the two means.
Strana 103 - If the errors are alike, ie both greater, or both less than the given number, take their difference for a divisor, and the difference of the products for a dividend. But if unlike...
Strana 110 - Seven gentlemen, who were travelling, met together by chance at a certain inn upon the road, where they were so well pleased with their host, and each other's company, that in a frolic they offered him...
Strana 44 - How much t Q. How many Sorts of Proportion are there? A. Two : Direct and Inverse. And so on. We have quoted enough to give an idea of the book.

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