A Treatise on Bookkeeping and Stenography ...

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Colliery engineer Company, 1899 - Bookkeeping

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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.

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