## Essentials of Business Arithmetic |

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aliquot amount an'l prem bill board foot bonds bought bushel carpet cent annual prem charge ciphers column commission common fraction deducted denominator divide dividend divisible divisor dollar dozen draft equal factor Find the cost Find the gain Find the interest Find the total gain 25 gain or loss GREATEST COMMON DIVISOR gross cost Hence hundredweight improper fraction July July 11 June least common multiple less 20 list price long ton lowest terms marked price merchandise merchant minuend mixed number money order multiply number of days paid par value percentage pound premium principles problems profit purchase quotient rate of gain rate per cent remainder result selling price Sept sheets sold solution subtraction telegraphic money term of discount TUYL'S ESSEN weight write

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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.