Ginn, 1923 - Business mathematics - 410 pages
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Contents

 CHAPTER PAGE 1 Subtraction 21 Multiplication 36 Division 46 FRACTIONS 53 PRACTICAL MEASUREMENTS 99 COMPARING QUANTITIES 141 BUYING AND SELLING 161
 THE CONDITION OF THE BUSINESS 249 INTEREST AND BANKING 258 BUSINESS ORGANIZATION 330 TAXES 370 LIFE INSURANCE 390 APPENDIX 399 INDEX 405 Copyright

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Page 399 - 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 401 - TIME 60 seconds (sec.) = 1 minute (min.) 60 minutes = 1 hour (hr.) 24 hours = 1 day (da.) 7 days = 1 week (wk.) 365 days = 1 common year...
Page 399 - LENGTH 12 inches (in.) = 1 foot (ft.) 3 feet = 1 yard (yd.) 5| yards = 1 rod (rd.) 320 rods = 1 mile (mi.) 1 mile = 1,760 yd.
Page 400 - LIQUID MEASURE 4 gills (gi.) = 1 pint (pt.) 2 pints = 1 quart (qt...
Page 399 - 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 400 - Dry Measure 2 pints (pt.) = 1 quart (qt.) 8 quarts = 1 peck (pk.) 4 pecks = 1 bushel (bu.) A bushel contains 2150.42 cubic inches.
Page 134 - Put another way, if you construct squares on the edges of a right-angled triangle, the area of the square on the hypotenuse is equal to the sum of the areas of the squares on the other two sides.
Page 57 - To reduce a mixed number to an improper fraction. Multiply the whole number by the denominator of the fraction, and to the product add the given numerator.
Page 129 - The square root of a number is one of the two equal factors of the number.
Page 399 - WEIGHT 16 ounces (oz.) = 1 pound (Ib.) 100 pounds =1 hundredweight (cwt.) 2000 pounds = 1 ton (T...