Practical Exercises in Commercial Arithmetic
The School, 1917 - Business mathematics - 184 pages
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60 days agent allowed amount annual average balance bank bbls bill bonds Boston bought broker brokerage bushels called capital cash cent charges commission compounded computed contains contract cost debts decimal deducting difference discount Divide dividend dollar draft drawn duty equal exchange expenses face Find firm foreign fraction freight gain gain or loss given giving gold Gross imported interest investment invoice July June less loss March marked maturity MEASURE merchant month Multiply paid payable payment percentage person places pound premium principal proceeds profit purchased quotation quotient received remainder RULE secure sell selling price Sept settlement shares side sight sold storage subtract TABLE term unit usually WEIGHT whole worth
Page 173 - LIQUID MEASURE 4 gills (gi.) = 1 pint (pt.) 2 pints = 1 quart (qt...
Page 15 - An Improper Fraction is one whose numerator is equal to or greater than its denominator ; as, f , -J.
Page 173 - Liquid Measure 4 gills (gi.) = 1 pint (pt.) 2 pints = 1 quart (qt.) 4 quarts = 1 gallon (gal...
Page 16 - To reduce a mixed number to an improper fraction, — RULE : Multiply the whole number by the denominator of the fraction, to the product add the numerator, and write the result over the denominator.
Page 123 - And the values so proclaimed shall be followed in estimating the value of all foreign merchandise exported to the...
Page 178 - TABLE. 12 Units = 1 Dozen . . . doz. 12 Dozen = 1 Gross . . . gro. 12 Gross = 1 Great Gross . G. gro. 20 Units = 1 Score . . . sc.
Page 21 - Multiply the numerators together for a new numerator, and the denominators together for a new denominator.
Page 45 - RULE. — Divide the given interest by the interest of the given principal for 1 year, and the quotient is the time.
Page 176 - A Cord of wood is a pile 8 ft. long, 4 ft. wide, and 4 ft. high ; for 8 x 4 x 4 = 128.
Page 169 - UNITED STATES MONEY is the legal currency of the United States. It consists of gold coins, silver coins, US Treasury notes, and national-bank notes.