# Modern Business Arithmetic: Brief Course

Henry Holt and Company, 1916 - Business mathematics - 298 pages
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### Contents

 INTRODUCTION 1 ADDITION 2 SUBTRACTION MULTIPLICATION 8 II 16 III 24 DIVISION 39 AVERAGE 41 FACTORS AND MULTIPLES 55
 ACCOUNTS 199 TAKING INVENTORY 203 XX 209 XXI 211 XXII 226 XXIII 232 WAGES AND PAY ROLLS 244 POSTAGE RATES 252

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Page 96 - 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 94 - 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 58 - The Least Common Multiple of two or more numbers is the least number that...
Page 94 - LENGTH 12 inches (in.) =1 foot (ft.) 3 feet = 1 yard (yd.) 5\ yards, or 16| feet = 1 rod (rd.) 320 rods, or 5280 feet = 1 mile (mi.) SQUARE MEASURE 144 square inches (sq.
Page 95 - 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...
Page 95 - Liquid Measure 4 gills (gi.) = 1 pint (pt.) 2 pints = 1 quart (qt...
Page 43 - Maryland District of Columbia Virginia West Virginia North Carolina South Carolina Georgia Florida East South Central: Kentucky Tennessee Alabama Mississippi West South Central: Arkansas Louisiana Oklahoma Texas Mountain...
Page 288 - Weight is used by apothecaries and physicians in compounding dry medicines. TABLE. 20 Grains (gr.} = 1 Scruple, . . sc., or 3. 3 Scruples = 1 Dram, . . dr., or 3 . 8 Drams = 1 Ounce, . . oz., or § . 12 Ounces = 1 Pound, . . Ib., or ft,.
Page 59 - An Improper Fraction is one whose numerator is equal to or greater than its denominator ; as, f , -J.
Page 60 - Multiplying or dividing both terms of a fraction by the same number does not change the value of the fraction.