## Commercial Arithmetic |

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acres added addition agent allowed amount average balance bank barrel base bill bought bushels called cash cent charges ciphers column commission common common denominator considered contained cost debt decimal denominator difference discount divided dividend division divisor dollars draft equal equivalent EXAMPLES EXAMPLES FOR PRACTICE exchange expressed face factors feet figure Find find the cost fraction gain given gives grains hundred interest invested land less loss measure miles months multiplied obtained OPERATION paid payment period places pound principal proceeds profit purchase quantity quotient received Reduce remainder result root Rule selling shares sold square storage subtract tens third thousand units weight whole worth write written yard

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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.