American Book Company, 1891 - Business mathematics - 224 pages
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60 days added agent amount balance bank base bill bought brls bushels called capital cash charges ciphers column commission common computed contained cost cubic decimal deducted denominator difference discount divide dividend division divisor dollars dozen draft duty equal exact EXAMPLES exchange expressed face factors feet figure Find Find the cost fraction gain given gives hundred inches interest investment invoice June less loss Mdse measure method months multiply obtained OPERATION paid payment period places pound present worth principal proceeds profit quotient rate per cent received reduce remainder rendered represent result Rule selling shares sold subtract TABLE tens thousand tons United weight whole wide write written yard
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.
Page 46 - A fraction is one or more of the equal parts of a unit...
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.