# Modern Commercial Arithmetic

Powers & Lyons, 1902 - Business mathematics - 299 pages
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### Contents

 NOTATION AND NUMERATION 7 SUBTRACTION 23 CANCELLATION 37 UNITED STATES MONEY 65 DENOMINATE NUMBERS PAGE 76 PRACTICAL MEASUREMENTS 102 PERCENTAGE 139 PROFIT AND LOSS 150
 INTEREST 177 INTEREST PAGE 185 TRUE DISCOUNT 207 ACCOUNTS AND BILLS 229 PARTNERSHIP 251 STOCKS AND BONDS 257 TAXES 266 MISCELLANEOUS REVIEW PROBLEMS 272

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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.