American Book Company, 1891 - Business mathematics - 224 pages
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### Contents

 DEFINITIONS 1 SUBTRACTION 16 DIVISION 25 TO CALCULATE INTEREST BY U S MONEY METHOD 36 FACTORS 44 FRACTIONS 50 DECIMALS 64 DENOMINATE NUMBERS 75
 COMMISSION 126 BILLS STATEMENTS AND INVENTORIES 133 MARKING GOODS 141 INTEREST 147 TRUE DISCOUNT_ 165 PARTIAL PAYMENTS 175 EQUATION OF ACCOUNTS 181 CUSTOM HOUSE BUSINESS 190

 SPECIAL APPLICATIONS 90 PERCENTAGE 103 PROFIT AND LOSS 113 TRADE DISCOUNT 119
 INSURANCE 196 EXCHANGE 206 PARTNERSHIP 214 ANSWERS i

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Page 76 - TIME 60 seconds (sec.) = 1 minute (min.) 60 minutes =1 hour (hr.) 24...
Page 173 - On or before one year after date, for value received, we or either of us promise to pay to the order of CW McKee at the Merchants...
Page 73 - Square Measure 144 square inches (sq. in.) = 1 square foot (sq. ft.) 9 square feet = 1 square yard (sq. yd.) 30j square yards = 1 square rod (sq. rd.) 160 square rods = 1 acre (A.) 640 acres = 1 square mile (sq.
Page 23 - To divide by 10, 100, &c., is simply cutting off as many figures from the right of the dividend as there are ciphers in the divisor.
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Page 50 - To reduce fractions to the least common denominator. The Least Common Denominator of two or more fractions is the least denominator to which they can all be reduced, and it must be the least common multiple of the lowest denominators.
Page 43 - Mnltiple of two or more numbers is the least number that...
Page 22 - Rule. — I. Write the divisor at the left of the dividend, with a line between them.