## A New System of Mercantile Arithmetic: Adapted to the Commerce of the United States, in Its Domestic and Foreign Relations; with Forms of Accounts, and Other Writings Usually Occurring in Trade |

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Accounts added allowing amount annum answer bank barrel boards Boston bought breadth bushels calculated cent Change coffee common compound containing cost cube root decimal denominator discount ditto divide divisor dollars dols duty English equal EXAMPLES exchange farthings Federal money feet figure fraction gain gallon gilders give given given sum greater gross grotes half hand hhds hundred inches interest length less livres loss marks Massachusetts MEASURE merchant method mills months Multiply neat paid payment pence piastres pieces pound present principal proceed proportion quantity quarter quintals quotient reals plate received Reduce remainder RULE shillings ship sold square root sterling stivers subtract sugar Suppose TABLE Take tare third thousand United vellon vessel weight whole wine worth yards

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Page 253 - ... above the upper deck ; the breadth thereof at the broadest part above the main wales, half of which breadth shall be accounted the depth of such vessel, and...

Page 79 - To reduce a compound fraction to a single one. RULE. Multiply all the numerators together for a new numerator, and all the denominators for a new denominator, then reduce the new fraction to its lowest term by Case I.

Page 275 - In witness whereof the master or purser of the said ship hath affirmed to three bills of lading...

Page 229 - New-London to a certain place in 9 days, and to go but 3 miles the first day, increasing every day by an equal excess, so that the last day's journey may be 43 miles: Required the daily increase, and the length of the whole journey 1 Ans.

Page 60 - Multiply the decimal by the number of parts in the next less denomination, and cut off so many places for a remainder, to the right hand, as there are places in the given decimal. 2. Multiply the remainder by the next inferior denomination, and cut off...

Page 76 - The number above the line is called the numerator, and that below the line the denominator. The denominator...

Page 144 - If the errors are unlike. divide the sum of the products by the sum of the errors, and the quotient will be the answer.

Page 271 - ... have granted, bargained, and sold and by these presents do grant, bargain and sell, release and confirm unto the said party of the second part and to his heirs and assigns forever.

Page 253 - ... of the breadth; multiply the remainder by the breadth, and the product by the depth...