## Bryant and Stratton's Commercial Arithmetic, in Two Parts: Designed for the Counting Room, Commercial and Agricultural Colleges, Normal and High Schools, Academies, and UniversitiesOakley and Mason, 1869 - Business mathematics |

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allowed amount annual interest annuity average balance bank becomes bill bought bushels called capital Cash cent City close coin common compound interest computed contain cost currency debt decimal denominator discount Divide dividend divisor dollar draw entire equal equated Examples exchange expressed feet figures four fraction gain give given gold hand Hence hundreds inches interest invested July less loss maturity Measure merchant months Multiply paid payable payment person places pound premium present principal profit proportion purchase quotient ratio received Reduce remaining result root RULE selling share sides silver simple interest sold square TABLE taken tens third units weight whole number worth yard York

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Page 137 - The rule for casting interest, when partial payments have been made, is to apply the payment, in the first place, to the discharge of the interest then due. If the payment exceeds the interest, the surplus goes towards discharging the principal, and the subsequent interest is to be computed on the balance of principal remaining due.

Page 201 - No corporation shall hereafter, interpose the defense of usury in any action. The term corporation, as used in this section, shall be construed to include all associations, and joint-stock companies having any of the powers and privileges of corporations not possessed by individuals or partnerships.

Page 308 - LIQUID MEASURE 4 gills (gi.) = 1 pint (pt.) 2 pints = 1 quart (qt...

Page 218 - Multiply the amount of the smaller side by the number of days between the two average dates, and divide the product by the balance of the account. The quotient will be the time...

Page 25 - TABLE. 10 Mills (m.) = 1 Cent . . ct. 10 Cents = 1 Dime . . d. 10 Dimes = 1 Dollar . $. 10 Dollars = 1 Eagle . E.

Page 60 - To multiply a decimal by 10, 100, 1000, &c., remove the decimal point as many places to the right as there are ciphers in the multiplier ; and if there be not places enough in the number, annex ciphers.

Page 60 - When a decimal number is to be divided by 10, 100, 1000, &c., remove the decimal point as many places to the left as there are ciphers in the divisor, and if there be not figures enough in the number, prefix ciphers.

Page 202 - ... 8 months ; what is the equated time for the payment of the whole ? Ans.

Page 307 - 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 236 - 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.