American Book Company, 1913 - Business mathematics - 272 pages

### Contents

 READING AND WRITING NUMBERS 10 ADDITION 18 SUBTRACTION 42 MULTIPLICATION 48 DIVISION 56 GREATEST COMMON DIVISOR 70 CANCELLATION 85 FUNDAMENTAL PRINCIPLES OF ARITHMETIC 100
 GRAPHS 140 EXAMINATIONS 198 times 208 TAXES AND INSURANCE 224 POSTAL SAVINGS BANKS 234 BONDS 241 EXAMINATIONS 258 PARTIAL PAYMENTS 265

 DOMESTIC PARCEL POST 110 PRACTICAL MEASUREMENTS 116

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Page 267 - CUBIC MEASURE 1728 cubic inches = 1 cubic foot 27 cubic feet = 1 cubic yard...
Page 136 - ... of the east half of the south-east quarter, and the west half of the south-west quarter of the same...
Page 231 - Time after starting experiment 1 hour 2 hours 3 hours 6 hours 9 hours 12 hours 1 day 2 days 3 days 4 days 5 days 6 days 7 days 8 days 9 days...
Page 228 - This company shall not be liable for a greater proportion of any loss or damage to the property described herein than the sum hereby insured bears to per cent. ( %) of the actual cash value of said property at the time such loss shall happen, nor for more than the proportion which this policy bears to the total insurance thereon.
Page 56 - The dividend is the number to be divided. The divisor is the number by which we divide.
Page 74 - Multiplying or dividing both numerator and denominator by the same number does not change the value of the fraction.
Page 269 - Avoirdupois Weight 16 ounces (oz.) = 1 pound (Ib.) 100 pounds = 1 hundredweight (cwt.) 20...
Page 110 - ... inches in length and girth combined, nor in form or kind likely to injure the person of any postal employee or damage the mail equipment or other mail matter and not of a character perishable within a period reasonably required for transportation and delivery.
Page 10 - TABLE. 10 Mills (m.) = 1 Cent . . ct. 10 Cents = 1 Dime . . d. 10 Dimes = 1 Dollar . \$. 10 Dollars = 1 Eagle . E.
Page 58 - Since the excess of 9's in the dividend is equal to the excess of 9's in the product of the excesses in the divisor and quotient plus the excess in the remainder, the division is probably correct.