## A Treatise on Bookkeeping and Stenography ...Colliery engineer Company, 1899 - Bookkeeping |

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30 days altitude amount base line bottom bushels called ciphers column common fraction contains copy cube root cubic foot decimal places decimal point diameter discount divide dividend division divisor dollars draft equal EXAMPLE.-What EXAMPLES FOR PRACTICE expressed figure find the number fingers fraction frustum gain gallons give given number Grace guilders height Hence hypotenuse improper fraction inches Interest of $1 least common denominator least common multiple length LESSON letter loop meters method minuend mixed number multiplicand multiply number of days obtained oval payment periods pounds premium principal proceeds proportion quotient rate per cent reduce reichsmarks remainder result right curve rule selling price Sept shade slant sold SOLUTION Solve the following square root straight stroke subtract subtrahend trial root units vertical volume whole number write

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Page 13 - Multiply each payment by its term of credit, and divide the sum of the products by the sum of the payments ; the quotient will be the average term of credit.

Page 14 - A circle is a plane figure bounded by a curved line, called the circumference, every point of which is equally distant from a point within called the center.

Page 12 - Thirty days hath September, April. June, and November; All the rest have thirty.one, Save February, which alone Hath twenty.eight; and one day more We add to it one year in four.

Page 28 - 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 2 - A measure is a standard unit, established by law or custom, by which quantity of any kind is measured. The standard unit of dry measure is the Winchester bushel ; of weight, the pound ; of liquid measure, the gallon, etc.

Page 13 - The number of periods will indicate the number of figures in the root. Thus, the square root of 83,740,801 must contain...

Page 3 - Therefore, multiplying both terms of a fraction by the same number does not alter its value.

Page 5 - J/ a pound? 7. What will it cost to paint the walls and ceiling of a room 36 ft. by 27 ft., and 12 ft. high, at $1.20 a square yard? 8. A farmer sold to a grocer 26 bu. of apples, at $1.25 a bushel, and took his pay in flour at $3.25 a barrel. How many barrels did he receive ? 9. A farmer sold 2 loads of hay, one for $15|, and the other for $18?.

Page 36 - Numbers are said to be Prime to each other when they have no common integral factor other than unity.