## The Essentials of Business Arithmetic, for Use in Business CollegesSadler publishing Company, 1889 |

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60 days abstract factor acres addends amount average balance barrel bill of exchange bought brokerage bushels capital cash cents ciphers common fractions compound compound interest concrete factor denominator divide dividend divisor dollars draft equal equated date EXAMPLES FOR PRACTICE find the interest focal date gain gallons given greatest common divisor gross cost gross proceeds Hence hundred ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLE improper fraction Income per share indorsement insolvency integers investment invoice July July 18 June June 15 loss market value Mdse merchant minuend mixed numbers months multiplicand number of days obtaining paid par value partner payable payment percentage pounds premium principal profit purchase quantity quotient figure rate of commission rate per annum result RULE.-I selling price Sept sold SOLUTION subtract subtrahend units yards

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Page 83 - 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 32 - Multiplying or dividing both terms of a fraction by the same number does not change the value of the fraction.

Page 83 - SQUARE MEASURE 16 square rods (sq. rd.) = 1 square chain (sq. ch.). 10 square chains = 1 acre (A.). 640 acres = 1 square mile (sq. mi.). 36 square miles = 1 township (tp.).

Page 32 - An Improper Fraction is one whose numerator is equal to or greater than its denominator ; as, f , -J.

Page 28 - The Greatest Common Divisor of two or more numbers is the greatest number that will exactly divide each of them. Thu4, 18 is the greatest, common divisor of 36 and 54, since it is the greatest number that will divide each of them without a remainder.

Page 80 - TABLE. 10 Mills (m.) = 1 Cent . . ct. 10 Cents = 1 Dime . . d. 10 Dimes = 1 Dollar . $. 10 Dollars = 1 Eagle . E.

Page 84 - TIME 60 seconds (sec.) = 1 minute (min.) 60 minutes =1 hour (hr.) 24...

Page 105 - RULE. — Multiply the length (in feet) by the width (in inches) and divide the product by 12 — the result will be the contents in square feet.

Page 82 - TROY WEIGHT. 24 grains (gr.) = 1 pennyweight (pwt.). 20 pennyweights = 1 ounce (oz.). 12 ounces = 1 pound (lb.). 351. Apothecaries' weight is used in mixing medicines and in selling them at retail. APOTHECARIES

Page 82 - APOTHECARIES' WEIGHT. 20 grains (gr.) = 1 scruple (3). 3 scruples = 1 dram (3). 8 drams = 1 ounce (§). 12 ounces = 1 pound (ft).