## The New Business Arithmetic: A Treatise on Commercial Calculations |

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Page 118 - SQUARE MEASURE 144 square inches (sq. in.) = 1 square foot (sq. ft.) 9 square feet = 1 square yard (sq. yd.) 30| square yards = 1 square rod (sq. rd.) 160 square rods = 1 acre (A.) 640 acres = 1 square mile (sq.

Page 107 - TABLE. 10 mills (m.) make 1 cent, ct. 10 cents " 1 dime, d. 10 dimes " 1 dollar, $. 10 dollars " 1 eagle, E .. UNIT EQDIYAI/ENTS.

Page 131 - 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 to four.

Page 40 - Multiplying or dividing both Dividend and Divisor by the same number does not change the Quotient.

Page 123 - 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 341 - To measure a parallelogram, or long square. RULE. Multiply the length by the breadth, and the product will be the area, or superficial content.

Page 68 - To divide an integer by a fraction. 1. At f of a dollar a yard, how many yards of cloth can be bought for 12 dollars?

Page 335 - Pythagoras' theorem states that the square of the length of the hypotenuse of a right-angled triangle is equal to the sum of the squares of the lengths of the other two sides.

Page 24 - Multiplication is the process of taking one number as many times as there are units in another number.

Page 346 - To find the volume of a sphere. Rule. — Multiply the cube of the diameter by .5236. Example. — Find the volume of a sphere whose diameter is 5 ft. Cube of diameter Diam .3 X .5236 5 .5236 __5 125 25 26180 5 10472 125= 5.