## Business Arithmetic |

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acres aliquot allowance altitude amount balance bank discount base board feet board foot bonds bought brokerage bushel carpet cash cent certificate certificate of deposit charge commission compound interest coupons cubic foot cylinder decimal decimeter denominator deposit diameter Divide dividend divisor dollar dozen dry measure equation exchange Extend and foot factors figure Find the interest find the number Find the total following bill foot the following fraction freight gain Gold gross hypotenuse improper fraction investment jobber loans long ton loss marked price measure merchant mixed number Multiply NOTE number days Ohio paid par value payable payment percentage pound premium prism profit receive remainder right triangle selling price shingles shipment sides slant height sold Solve square yard subtraction triangular prism weight wheat width

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Page 70 - Dry Measure 2 pints (pt.) =1 quart (qt.) 8 quarts = 1 peck (pk.) 4 pecks = 1 bushel (bu.) 2150.42 cu.

Page 63 - TABLE. 10 Mills (m.) = 1 Cent . . ct. 10 Cents = 1 Dime . . d. 10 Dimes = 1 Dollar . $. 10 Dollars = 1 Eagle . E.

Page 68 - Square Measure 144 square inches (sq. in.) = 1 square foot (sq. ft.) 9 square feet = 1 square yard (sq. yd.) 30| square yards = 1 square rod (sq. rd.) 160 square rods = 1 acre (A.) 640 acres = 1 square mile (sq.

Page 70 - LIQUID MEASURE 4 gills (gi.) = 1 pint (pt.) 2 pints — 1 quart (qt...

Page 64 - TABLE 4 farthings (far.) = 1 penny (d.) 12 pence = 1 shilling (s.) 20 shillings = 1 pound or sovereign (£) 93.

Page 28 - When a decimal number is to be divided by 10, 100, 1000, &c., remove the decimal point as many places to the left as there are ciphers in the divisor, and if there be not figures enough in the number, prefix ciphers.

Page 25 - When the multiplier is 10, 100, 1000, or 1 with any number of ciphers annexed, annex as many ciphers to the multiplicand as there are ciphers in the multiplier, and the multiplicand, so increased, will be the product required.

Page 69 - CUBIC MEASURE 1728 cubic inches (cu. in.) = 1 cubic foot (cu. ft.) 27 cubic feet = 1 cubic yard (cu. yd.) 128 cubic feet = 1 cord (cd...

Page 239 - Measures of Weight 10 milligrams (mg) =1 centigram eg 10 centigrams =1 decigram dg 10 decigrams =1 gram g 10 grams =1 dekagram Dg...

Page 71 - TIME 60 seconds (sec.) = 1 minute (min.) 60 minutes =1 hour (hr.) 24...