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

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A.'s share acres added ADDITION aliquot Amount annex Ansrs answer average Balance Bill Breadth broad calculate called Capital carry cent Charges ciphers Commission compound contains Cost cubic Debt decimal Deduct denominator discount ditto divide dividend divisor equal EXERCISES expense feet figure Flem fraction Gain gallons gals given gives greater guineas hundred inches integer Interest Length less loss lower measure miles mixed months Mult multiply nearly Notes Paid pays pence Persons Policy pounds PRACTICE Premium proceed Profit Proof proportion purchase QUERIES QUESTIONS quotient ream receives reduce rees remainder rent repeater requires RULE Second share shillings sides sold solid square ster Stock subtract Table thousand units weight whole 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.