# Sweet's Modern Business Arithmetic: A Treatise on Modern and Practical Methods of Arithmetical Calculations for the Use of Business and Commercial Colleges, Business Universities, and Commercial Departments in Other Educational Institutions

Typography by J. S. Sweet Publishing Company, 1908 - Business mathematics - 260 pages

### Contents

 DEFINITIONS 7 SUBTRACTION 21 DIVISION 37 DECIMAL FRACTIONS 63 ALIQUOT PARTS 77 DENOMINATE NUMBERS 95 REDUCTION OF DENOMINATE NUMBERS 109 DENOMINATE FRACTIONS 125
 PRACTICAL MEASUREMENTS 140 PROFIT AND LOSS 157 STOCKS AND BONDS 175 175 INSURANCE 188 COMPOUND INTEREST 204 PARTIAL PAYMENTS 217 EQUATION OF PAYMENTS 233 PARTNERSHIP 246

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Page 97 - 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 106 - Thirty days hath September, April, June, and November ; All the rest have thirty-one, Except the second month alone, Which has but twenty-eight, in fine, Till leap year gives it twenty-nine.
Page 101 - Dry Measure 2 pints (pt.) =1 quart (qt.) 8 quarts = 1 peck (pk.) 4 pecks = 1 bushel (bu.) 2150.42 cu.
Page 100 - LIQUID MEASURE 4 gills (gi.) = 1 pint (pt.) 2 pints — 1 quart (qt...
Page 57 - To multiply a fraction by a fraction. Multiply the numerators together for a new numerator, and the denominators together for a new denominator.
Page 42 - A number is divisible by 3 if the sum of its digits is divisible by 3• A number is divisible by 9 if the sum of its digits is divisible by 9.
Page 95 - TABLE. 10 Mills (m.) = 1 Cent . . ct. 10 Cents = 1 Dime . . d. 10 Dimes = 1 Dollar . \$. 10 Dollars = 1 Eagle . E.
Page 85 - ... the head and tail together ; what is the length of the fish ? 3. The head of a fish is 12 inches long, the tail is as long as the head + £ of the body, and the body is as long as the head and tail ; what is the length of the fish ? 4.
Page 41 - The Greatest Common Divisor of two or more numbers is the greatest number that will exactly divide each of them.
Page 105 - 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...