# Ray's New Higher Arithmetic: A Revised Edition of the Higher Arithmetic

American Book Company, 1880 - Arithmetic - 408 pages
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### Contents

 SUBTRACTION 27 Business Terms and Explanations 36 Long Division 44 Arithmetical Signs 50 PROPERTIES OF NUMBERS 59 COMMON FRACTIONS 68 Common Denominator 82 DECIMAL FRACTIONS 99
 Common Method 245 Method by Aliquot Parts Six Per Cent Methods 246 Promissory Notes 254 Annual Interest 259 Partial Payments U S Rule 261 Connecticut Rule 264 Vermont Rule 265 Mercantile Rule III True Discount 266

 CIRCULATING DECIMALS 115 COMPOUND DENOMINATE NUMBERS 125 Numeration and Notation of Fractions 149 RATIO 175 PROPORTION 177 Simple Proportion 178 Compound Proportion 184 PERCENTAGE 188 Additional Formulas Applications of Percentage 197 PERCENTAGE APPLICATIONS Without Time I Profit and Loss II III IV 198 V 220 Insurance 228 Taxes 232 United States Revenue 236 Stocks and Bonds Premium and Discount Commission and Brokerage Stock Investments 241 PERCENTAGE APPLICATIONS With Time I Interest 242
 Bank Discount 268 V 278 Arbitration of Exchange 283 Equation of Payments 286 Settlement of Accounts 292 Account Sales 296 Storage Accounts 297 PAGE 315 PARTNERSHIP 317 297 319 ALLIGATION 333 INVOLUTION 342 SERIES 363 Arithmetical Progression 369 MENSURATION 378 Copyright

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Page 264 - Compute the interest to the time of the first payment ; if that be one year or more from the time the interest commenced, add it to the principal, and deduct the payment from the sum total. If there be after payments made, compute the interest on the balance due to the next payment, and then deduct the payment as above; and in like manner from one payment to another, till all the payments are absorbed; provided the time between one payment and another be one year or more.
Page 364 - The square described on the hypothenuse of a rightangled triangle is equal to the sum of the squares described on the other two sides.
Page 126 - TABLE. 10 Mills (m.) = 1 Cent . . ct. 10 Cents = 1 Dime . . d. 10 Dimes = 1 Dollar . \$. 10 Dollars = 1 Eagle . E.
Page 178 - The first and last terms of a proportion are called the extremes, and the two middle terms are called the means.
Page 265 - ... interest on the principal sum due on the obligation for one year, add it to the principal, and compute the interest on the sum paid, from the time it was paid, up to the end of the year : add it to the sum paid, and deduct that sum from the principal and interest added as above...
Page 214 - The promise thus made was a promise " to answer for the payment of some debt, or the performance of some duty, in case of the failure of another person who is himself, in the first instance, liable to such payment or performance.
Page 60 - A Prime Factor of a number is a prime number that will exactly Divide it; thus, the prime factors of 21 are the prime numbers 1, 3, and 7.
Page 351 - Which proves that the square of a number composed of tens and units contains, the square of the tens plus twice the product of the tens by the units, plus the square of the units.
Page 261 - If the payment exceeds the interest, the surplus goes towards discharging the principal, and the subsequent interest is to be computed on the balance of principal remaining due. If the payment be less than the interest, the surplus of interest must not be taken to augment the principal; but interest continues on the former principal until the period when the payments, taken together, exceed the interest due, and then the surplus is to be applied towards discharging the principal; and interest is...
Page 278 - Sixty days after sight of this FIRST of EXCHANGE (Second and Third of same tenor and date unpaid...