# Arithmetic for Business with Short Methods and Rapid Calculations in All Fundamental Processes: Designed for Business Colleges, Academies, Public Schools, Etc. ...

C.C. Gaines, 1904 - Business mathematics - 398 pages
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### Contents

 PAGE 9 Complex Fractions 91 Reduction of Decimals 97 Short Processes 104 To Multiply Any Number con 110 Bills and Accounts 117 Percentage 206 To find the Difference in Lon 233
 163 270 Buying and Selling on Margin 283 Banks and Banking 295 Taxes 301 Insurance 307 Ratio 313 Simple Proportion 343 Alligation Alternate 351

 Commercial Paper 253 Partial Payments 261
 Practical Problems 356

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Page 186 - A sphere is a solid bounded by a curved surface, every point of which is equally distant from a point within called the center.
Page 178 - 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 138 - LIQUID MEASURE 4 gills (gi.) = 1 pint (pt.) 2 pints = 1 quart (qt...
Page 141 - TIME 60 seconds (sec.) = 1 minute (min.) 60 minutes =1 hour (hr.) 24...
Page 135 - Square Measure 144 square inches (sq. in.) = 1 square foot (sq. ft.) 9 square feet = 1 square yard (sq.
Page 128 - TROY WEIGHT. 24 grains (gr.) = 1 pennyweight (pwt.). 20 pennyweights = 1 ounce (oz.). 12 ounces = 1 pound (lb.). 351. Apothecaries' weight is used in mixing medicines and in selling them at retail. APOTHECARIES
Page 127 - Gold: 5, 10, 20, 50. and 100 francs. Silver: 5 francs. Gold: 5, 10. and 20 marks.
Page 164 - The square of two figures is equal to the square of the tens, plus twice the product of the tens by the units, plus the square of the units.
Page 169 - Multiply the divisor, thus augmented, by the last figure of the root, and subtract the product from the dividend, and to the remainder bring down the next period for a new dividend.
Page 100 - Divide as in whole numbers, and point off as many figures for decimals in the quotient as the number of decimal places in the dividend exceeds the number in the divisor.