Modern Commercial Arithmetic
Powers & Lyons, 1902 - Business mathematics - 299 pages
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added agent allowed amount annual balance bank base bill bought bushel called Cash cent Change charges commission common contains cost dealer debt decimal denominator deposited diameter difference discount divided dividend divisor dollars draft equal equation EXAMPLE exchange face feet figure Find Find the cost fraction gain given groups hundred indorse interest invested July June length less loss March marked Mdse measure mixed months multiply OPERATION paid payable payment person places pounds premium principal PROBLEMS proceeds received root selling Sept shares shows side sold square TABLE tens term units wall weighing wide worth Write yard
Page 79 - Dry Measure 2 pints (pt.) =1 quart (qt.) 8 quarts = 1 peck (pk.) 4 pecks = 1 bushel (bu.) 2150.42 cu.
Page 77 - LENGTH 12 inches (in.) =1 foot (ft.) 3 feet = 1 yard (yd.) 5\ yards, or 16| feet = 1 rod (rd.) 320 rods, or 5280 feet = 1 mile (mi.) SQUARE MEASURE 144 square inches (sq.
Page 78 - Cubic Measure 1728 cubic inches (cu. in.) =1 cubic foot (cu. ft.) 27 cubic feet = 1 cubic yard (cu. yd.) 128 cubic feet = 1 cord (cd...
Page 41 - An Improper Fraction is one whose numerator is equal to or greater than its denominator ; as, f...
Page 79 - SURVEYORS' SQUARE MEASURE. 144. This measure is used by surveyors in computing the area or contents of land. TABLE. 625 Square Links (sq. 1. ) make 1 Pole P. 16 Poles " 1 Square Chain . sq. ch. 10 Square Chains " 1 Acre A. 640 Acres " 1 Square Mile . . sq. mi. 36 Square Miles (6 miles square)
Page 52 - Multiplying or dividing both terms of a fraction by the same number does not change the value of the fraction.
Page 82 - Scale: 4 farthings (far.) = 1 penny (d.); 12 pence = 1 shilling (s.) ; 20 shillings — 1 pound (£). 156.
Page 35 - Similarly, any term may be transposed from one member of an equation to the other by changing its sign.
Page 82 - Thirty days hath September, April, June, and November, All the rest have thirty and one, Except February, which hath twenty-eight alone.
Page 32 - Multiplying or dividing both Dividend and Divisor by the same number does not change the Quotient.