# Practical Exercises in Commercial Arithmetic

The School, 1917 - Business mathematics - 184 pages
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### Contents

 MULTIPLICATION TABLE 14 DIVISION 24 MISCELLANEOUS PROBLEMS 30 SIX PER CENT METHOD 36 ACCURATE INTEREST 43 PARTIAL PAYMENTS 49 BANK DISCOUNT 53 AVERAGING OF ACCOUNTS 66
 COMMISSION AND BROKERAGE 110 TAXES 119 INSURANCE 129 EXCHANGE 135 STOCKS AND BONDS 146 PARTNERSHIP 158 COMPOUND INTEREST 167 REVIEW PROBLEMS 181

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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.