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The New Business Arithmetic: A Treatise on Commercial Calculations
Orville Marcellus Powers
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30 days acres April Article August 14 balance bank barrels bill bushels cash commercial paper commission common fraction compound interest Compound Numbers containing cube root cubic decimal denominator deposited discount Divide dividend divisor dollars draft dry measure equal farmer feet figure Find the amount Find the cost Find the interest Find the value flour gain or loss gallons Gold greatest common divisor horse hundred improper fraction inches insured invested invoice January July June June 16 least common least common multiple longitude marked price Mdse Measure minuend mixed number months Multiply ORAL PROBLEMS paid par value partners payable payment pounds premium principal profit quotient received Reduce remainder selling price shares sold SOLUTION subtract terest term troy weight units weight wide withdrew worth
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 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.