## Business Arithmetic |

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added addition amount annual balance bank bill bond bought called cash cent charges Chicago column commission common compounded computing contains corporation cost decimal departments deposit determined discount divided dividends division dollars draft equal equivalent example exchange EXERCISES expenses Express factory figure Find fraction given gross profit Hence income interest investment invoice issued July June known less loss March means measures merchant method month multiply National Bank operating ORAL EXERCISES paid payable payment period person places pound premium principal purchase received represent result selling price share shown shows sold Solution square student subtracted summary trade units weight whole yard

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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...