### Contents

 CHAPTER 1 NOTATION OF DECIMAL FRACTIONS 7 DECIMALS 10 SUBTRACTION 14 DIVISION 22 BILLS OF GOODS 30 GREATEST COMMON DIVISOR 37 FRACTIONS 41
 REVIEW 174 CHAPTER III 180 Multiplication 189 Longitude of Cities referred to in this Chapter 202 THE LANGUAGE OF MATHEMATICS 209 PERCENTAGE 229 INTEREST 238 Review Questions 246

 61 46 COMPOUND QUANTITIES Continued 85 Division 101 Multiplication 109 MISCELLANEOUS EXERCISES 130 PERCENTAGE 136 PROFIT AND Loss 145 COMMERCIAL DISCOUNTS 152 INTEREST 160 SOLUTION OF PROBLEMS 168
 Computing Discount on Interestbearing Notes 252 Value of Foreign Coins in United States Money 268 BONDS 274 INVOLUTION 282 AREAS OF PLANE TRIANGLES 295 SURFACES OF THE PRISM PYRAMID CYLINDER CONE 306 MEASURE OF TEMPERATURE 313 MISCELLANEOUS EXAMPLES 324 APPENDIX 349 Copyright

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