# Commercial Arithmetic

American Book Company, 1894 - Arithmetic - 307 pages
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### Contents

 Definitions 1 Signs 2 Addition Miscellaneous Contractions 21 DECIMALS 34 89 44 ANALYSIS 73 Examples 80
 To find the Investment or Gross Sales 192 To find Specific Duty 198 INSURANCE 204 Six Per Cent Method 209 EXCHANGE 209 197 209 199 209 To find the Time the Principal Interest 216

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Page 128 - LIQUID MEASURE 4 gills (gi.) = 1 pint (pt.) 2 pints = 1 quart (qt.) 4 quarts = 1 gallon (gal.) 31| gallons = 1 barrel (bbl...
Page 107 - TIME 60 seconds (sec.) = 1 minute (min.) 60 minutes =1 hour (hr.) 24...
Page 142 - CUBIC MEASURE. 1728 cubic inches (cu. in. ) = 1 cubic foot (cu. ft.).
Page 149 - A circle is a plane figure bounded by a curved line, every point of which is equally distant from a point within called the center.
Page 131 - 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 129 - LENGTH 12 inches (in.) = 1 foot (ft.) 3 feet = 1 yard (yd.) 5| yards = 1 rod (rd.) 320 rods = 1 mile (mi.) 1 mile = 1,760 yd.
Page 43 - A fraction is one or more of the equal parts of a unit...
Page 209 - The Present Worth of a debt, payable at a future time without interest, is such a sum as, being put at legal interest, will amount to the given debt when it becomes due.
Page 131 - 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 229 - A contract of two or more competent persons, to place their money, effects, labor and skill, or some or all of them, in lawful commerce or business, and to divide the profit and bear the loss in certain proportions.