## Pounds, shillings and pence; or, A series of money calculations on a novel system1842 |

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33 cent 3qrs acre added aliquot amount annexed arithmetic ascer borrowed CALCULATING ANY NUMBER carry column complex fraction Consider the quantity cubic cyphers decimal deduct denarius digits be divisible dividing by 20 divisible by 18 divisor dozens Drachm dwts Ex.-Reduce example farthings as pence feet foot Length gives the answer guinea half the quantity improper fraction inches Index 20s long division lowest terms margin mixed number months multiplication table nator number ends number is divisible number not divisible odd number pence as shillings pence contained PENCE TABLE penny prime number product of principal quantity as shillings quantity as tens quotient reduce reject the unit reject two figures remainder rood RULE FOR CALCULATING Rule.-Divide RULE.-Multiply SECTION shew Subtraction Take the pence tens and units three figures Troy Weight vulgar fraction weight whole number yard year's interest year's principal دو دو وو

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Page 22 - fractions to a common denominator. RULE.—Multiply each numerator into all the denominators except its own for a new numerator, and all the denominators together for a new denominator.

Page 21 - is expressed by two numbers placed one above the other with a line between them : the upper number is called the numerator, and the lower

Page 23 - reduce a mixed number to an improper fraction. RULE.—Multiply the whole number by the denominator of the fraction, add in the numerator and place the

Page 25 - Rule.—Multiply all the numerators for a new numerator, and all the denominators for a new denominator. If

Page 22 - To reduce a compound fraction to a simple one. RULE.—Multiply all the numerators for a new numerator, and all the denominators for a new denominator,

Page xii - 1. Solidity. 1728 cubic inches = 1 cubic foot. 27 cubic feet = 1 cubic yard,

Page 22 - divide the greater term by the less, and that divisor by the remainder following, and so on till nothing remain; the last divisor is the

Page xvi - The sign of Equality; as, 4 qrs. = 1 cwt., signifies, that 4 qrs. are equal to 1 cwt. The sign of Subtraction; as, 8 — 2 = 6; that is, 8 lessened by 2, is equal to 6. The sign of

Page xiii - Any number is divisible by 9, when the sum of its digits is divisible by 9;

Page xii - are used, as the butt, pipe, &c. ; but these are now to be considered rather as the names of casks than as expressing any definite number of gallons. The standard gauges in trade are as