The Progressive Higher Arithmetic: For Schools, Academies, and Mercantile Colleges : Forming a Complete Treatise on Arithmetical Science, and Its Commercial and Business Applications

Ivison, Blakeman, Taylor & Company, 1875 - Arithmetic - 456 pages

Contents

 Subtraction 12 Signs 13 Addition 23 Subtraction 30 Powers of Numbers 39 Division 47 117 54 Contractions in Division 55
 Applications 268 Stock Investments 279 Insurance 291 Taxes 298 Partial Payments or Indorsements 314 Compound Interest 321 Discount 328 Exchange 337

 Exact Divisors 73 Least Common Multiple 82 Notation and Numeration 89 Addition and Subtraction 142 Ledger Accounts 153 FRACTIONS 160 COMPOUND NUMBERS 164 Measure of Time 175 English Measures and Weights 182 Definitions Notation and Numeration 192 Addition 206 For Subtraction 212 For Multiplication 221 SHORT METHODS 232 PROPORTION 247 Notation 259
 Arbitrated Exchange 348 Compound Equations 357 Partnership 364 ALLIGATION 370 INVOLUTION 379 Contracted Method 386 Contracted Method 392 SERIES 398 Annuities 408 MISCELLANEOUS EXAMPLES 414 MENSURATION 421 Circles 428 Solids 435 Similar Solids 441 Boards and Timber 448

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