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The British youth's instructor : or, a new and easy guide to practical arithmetic. Wherein The Rudiments of common Arithmetic, Vulgar and Decimal Fractions, the Extraction and Use of the Square and Cube Roots, &c. Are so easily Treated of, and so plainly Demonstrated, That any Person may, of himself, (in a short Time) become acquainted with every Thing necessary to the Knowledge of Business. With a Postscript, For the Use of Country Youths in particular: Shewing how to measure any regular Piece of Timber, Tiling, Thatching, Brick-Work, or Piece of Land ; as also how to guage any Cistern, Piece of Malt, or common Coller, Tub, &c. And to this edition is now first added, a compendious method of book-keeping, Whereby any one capable of subtracting one Sum of Money from another, may state and balance their own Accounts correctly, and have a clear View of all their Transactions. The Whole designed for such as have hitherto neglected, or have not had an Opportunity of becoming acquainted with Figures ; and attempted in natural and familiar Dialogues, in order to render the Work more easy and diverting, as well as useful to Learners. Recommended BY Several Eminent Writing-Masters and Accomptants. By Daniel Fenning, Author of the Young Algebraist's Companion ; Description and Use of the Globes (both in Dialogues) ; the Universal Spelling-Book ; Royal English Dictionary ; Young Man's Book of Knowledge ; a new English Grammar ; and a new Treatise on Mensuration. The tenth edition, revised, corrected, and improved, by W. Burbidge, Schoolmaster, in Salisbury. Preview this item
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The British youth's instructor : or, a new and easy guide to practical arithmetic. Wherein The Rudiments of common Arithmetic, Vulgar and Decimal Fractions, the Extraction and Use of the Square and Cube Roots, &c. Are so easily Treated of, and so plainly Demonstrated, That any Person may, of himself, (in a short Time) become acquainted with every Thing necessary to the Knowledge of Business. With a Postscript, For the Use of Country Youths in particular: Shewing how to measure any regular Piece of Timber, Tiling, Thatching, Brick-Work, or Piece of Land ; as also how to guage any Cistern, Piece of Malt, or common Coller, Tub, &c. And to this edition is now first added, a compendious method of book-keeping, Whereby any one capable of subtracting one Sum of Money from another, may state and balance their own Accounts correctly, and have a clear View of all their Transactions. The Whole designed for such as have hitherto neglected, or have not had an Opportunity of becoming acquainted with Figures ; and attempted in natural and familiar Dialogues, in order to render the Work more easy and diverting, as well as useful to Learners. Recommended BY Several Eminent Writing-Masters and Accomptants. By Daniel Fenning, Author of the Young Algebraist's Companion ; Description and Use of the Globes (both in Dialogues) ; the Universal Spelling-Book ; Royal English Dictionary ; Young Man's Book of Knowledge ; a new English Grammar ; and a new Treatise on Mensuration. The tenth edition, revised, corrected, and improved, by W. Burbidge, Schoolmaster, in Salisbury.

Author: Daniel Fenning
Publisher: London : Printed for S. Crowder, No. 12, Pater-Noster-Row, M. DCC. LXXXIII. [1783]
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Genre/Form: Early works
Early works to 1900
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Daniel Fenning
OCLC Number: 642374743
Description: 1 online resource (xi, [1], 302, [2], 2,3, [2], 6,5, [2] pages) : illustrations

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