## A key to the commercial arithmetic1845 - 80 pages |

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12 cent 1st divisor 2d divisor A.'s Capital A.'s share acres Add Comm aliquot Amount annexed annuity annum Ansrs ARITHMETIC Balance Bill Breadth Brokerage ciphers Commission COMPOUND INTEREST cube Cubic ft Deduct discount ditto dividend Ducat expense figure find the value finite decimals Flem Gain gall gallons gals girt given number guilders guineas improper fraction inches integer Interest Length less number loss lower denomination lower name miles mixed numbers Mult multiplicand multiply nearly Paid pays pence piastre plank pounds Premium Present value Prime Cost proceed Proof proper fraction proportion purchase QUERIES quotient rate Cent ream reduce rees remainder repeater RICHARD FARLEY shillings sixp sixpences sold solid feet square feet ster sterling stiv Stock subtract tare vulgar fraction weight whole number yards

### Popular passages

Page 296 - To multiply a decimal by 10, 100, 1000, &c., remove the decimal point as many places to the right as there are ciphers in the multiplier ; and if there be not places enough in the number, annex ciphers.

Page 286 - Division is the process of finding how many times one number is contained in another. The Dividend is the number divided.