Ronald Press Company, 1922 - Business mathematics - 305 pages
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### Contents

 CHAPTER PAGE I Sales and Profits Statistics 1 Profits Based on Sales 13 PayRoll Calculations 22 Interest 34 Depreciation 50 Insurance 56 Exchange 77 Taxes 102
 Short Methods and Checks 172 Averages Simple and Weighted 191 The Progressions 198 Logarithms 203 Commercial Applications of Logarithms 223 The Slide Rule 238 Denominate Numbers 250 Practical Measurements 262

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Page 215 - To Divide One Number by Another, Subtract the logarithm of the divisor from the logarithm of the dividend, and obtain the antilogarithm of the difference.
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Page 269 - Which proves that the square of a number composed of tens and units contains, the square of the tens plus twice the product of the tens by the units, plus the square of the units.
Page 271 - The formula states that the square of the hypotenuse of a right triangle is equal to the sum of the squares of the base and altitude.
Page 173 - 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 281 - The lateral area of a frustum of a right circular cone is one half the product of the slant height and the sum of the circumferences of the bases.
Page 263 - A circle is a plane figure bounded by a curved line called the circumference, every point of which is equally distant from a point within called the center, Fig.
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