The Columbian Arithmetician: Or New System of Theoretical and Practical Arithmetic, in Three Parts : Performed in Simple and Compound Numbers; Adapted to the Commerce of the United States; and Designed for the Instruction of Youth

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William B. Allen, 1811 - 216 Seiten

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Seite 212 - In witness whereof the master or purser of the said ship hath affirmed to three bills of lading...
Seite 212 - Shipped in good order and well conditioned by in and upon the good ship called the whereof is master for this present voyage and now riding at anchor in the and bound for os being marked and numbered as in the margin, and are to be delivered...
Seite 195 - If the vessel be double-decked, take the length thereof from the fore part of the main stem, to the after part of the stern post, 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 then deduct from the length, three-fifths of the breadth, multiply the remainder by the breadth and...
Seite 212 - ... having agreed to the description and admeasurement above specified, and sufficient security having been given, according to the said act, • the said ship or vessel has been duly registered at the port of...
Seite 212 - RP do avouch myself to be the true and lawful owner of the said brig and appurtenances, and have in myself full power, good right and lawful authority to dispose of the said...
Seite 211 - An, ACT concerning the registering and recording of ships or vessels,''' RP of Newburyport in the State of Massachusetts, Merchant, having taken or subscribed the oath required by the said act, and having sworn that he...
Seite 140 - A GENERAL RULE FOR EXTRACTING THE ROOTS OF 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...
Seite 161 - Compute the interest on the principal sum, from the time when the interest commenced to the first time when a payment was made, which exceeds either alone or in conjunction with the preceding payment...
Seite 2 - IN Conformity to the Act of the Congrefs of the United States, entitled, '' An Act for the Encouragement of Learning, by fecuring the Copies of Maps, Charts, and Books, to the Authors and Proprietors of fuch Copies, during the Times therein mentioned...
Seite 166 - If 12 oxen eat up 3^ acres of grass in 4 weeks, and 21 oxen eat up 10 acres in 9- weeks, how many oxen will eat up 24 acres in 18 weeks; the grass being at first equal on every acre, and growing uniformly ? THE EN1X 287 INDEX.

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