A text-book of arithmetic for the use of higher class schools

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Daldy, Isbister & Company, 1878 - Arithmetic - 357 pages

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Page 258 - A person invests 5460 in the 3 per cents. at 91, he sells out 2000 stock when they have risen to 93J, and the remainder when they have fallen to 85 ; he then invests the produce in 4 per cents.
Page 318 - Tables of Squares, Cubes, Square Roots, Cube Roots, Reciprocals of all Integer Numbers up to 10,000.
Page 318 - A table of the circles arising from the division of a unit, or any other whole number,, by all the integers from 1 to 1024 ; being all the pure decimal quotients that can arise from this source.
Page 259 - 5,016,000, the lender to receive five millions in the 3 per cents., together with a certain sum in the 3} per cents., what sum in the 3 per cents, ought the lender to accept ? Value of stock in the 3 per cents.
Page 86 - ... the difference between the sum of the digits in the odd places and the sum of the digits in the even places is divisible by 11.
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Page 149 - To divide by 10, 100, 1000, etc., it is necessary only to move the decimal point in the dividend as many places to the left as there are ciphers in the divisor.

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