# The New Business Arithmetic: A Treatise on Commercial Calculations

Powers & Lyons, 1906 - Business mathematics - 374 pages
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### Contents

 NOTATION AND NUMERATION 8 SUBTRACTION 18 DIVISION 30 FACTORING 37 FRACTIONS 44 DECIMAL FRACTIONS 74 COMPOUND NUMBERS 85 SHORT METHODS 92
 BILLS 197 COMMISSION 205 INSURANCE 213 INTEREST 225 COMMERCIAL PAPER 250 TRUE DISCOUNT 261 STOCKS AND BONDS 268 EXCHANGE 277

 REDUCTION OF DENOMINATE NUMBERS 105 REDUCTION OF DENOMINATE FRACTIONS 134 DENOMINATE NUMBERSAddition 139 LONGITUDE AND TIME 146 RATIO 154 MEASUREMENTS USED IN BUSINESS 161 PERCENTAGE 167 PROFIT AND LOSS 183 MARKING GOODS 190
 BANKS AND BANKING 284 TAXES 292 EQUATION OF ACCOUNTS 299 CASH BALANCE 311 INVOLUTION 328 MENSURATION 338 STATUTORY WEIGHTS 352 Copyright

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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.