Essentials of Business Arithmetic

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American Book Company, 1913 - Business mathematics - 272 pages
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Page 267 - CUBIC MEASURE 1728 cubic inches = 1 cubic foot 27 cubic feet = 1 cubic yard...
Page 136 - ... of the east half of the south-east quarter, and the west half of the south-west quarter of the same...
Page 56 - The dividend is the number to be divided. The divisor is the number by which we divide.
Page 62 - The greatest common divisor of two or more numbers is the largest number that will exactly divide each of them.
Page 72 - To reduce a mixed number to an improper fraction, Multiply the whole number by the denominator of the fraction, and to the product add the numerator; under this sum write the denominator.
Page 262 - 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 74 - Multiplying or dividing both numerator and denominator by the same number does not change the value of the fraction.
Page 269 - Avoirdupois Weight 16 ounces (oz.) = 1 pound (Ib.) 100 pounds = 1 hundredweight (cwt.) 20...
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