## Mathematics: Compiled from the Best Authors, and Intended to be the Text-book of the Course of Private Lectures on These Sciences in the University at Cambridge, Volume 1W. Hilliard, 1808 - Mathematics |

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**Discount**by Decimals · 8883 86 • 87 91 93 ibid . • 94 95 97 110 • 112 115 118 121 ibid . 124 126 128 · · 133 136 138 143 145 148 · 150 151 156 164 166 168 · ibid . 169 170 173 · Equation of Payments 175 by Decimals Compound Interest 177 ... Page iv

... Interest 138 143 145 148 · 150 151 156 164 by Decimals 166 Commission Brokerage 168 · ibid . Insurance

... Interest 138 143 145 148 · 150 151 156 164 by Decimals 166 Commission Brokerage 168 · ibid . Insurance

**Discount**by Decimals 169 170 173 1 Equation of Payments 175 by Decimals Compound Interest by Decimals vi CONTENTS . Page vi

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**Discount**by Decimals by Decimals · 83 86 • 87 · 91 · 93 ibid .. 94 95 97 · 110 · 112 115 118 . 121 ibid . · 124 126 128 133 136 138 143 145 • · 148 150 151 · 156 164 166 168 • ibid . 169 170 · 173 Equation of Payments • by Decimals by ... Page 170

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**DISCOUNT**.**DISCOUNT**is an allowance , made for the payment of any sum of money before it becomes due ; and is the difference between that sum , due some time hence , and its present worth . The present ...**Discount Discount Discount**. Page 171

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**discount**required . EXAMPLES . 1. What is the**discount**of 5731. 15s . due 3 years hence , at 4 per cent . ? terest , and for that reason all such interest ought to be**discount**- ed : but that is false , for they cannot be said to lose ...### Contents

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2qrs amount of 11 angle annuity annum answer required arithmetical called carats cent centre circle circumference coefficient common denominator completing the square compound interest cube root debt decimal denoted diameter discount Divide dividend division divisor equal equation EXAMPLES exponent figures Find the present fourth gallon geometrical progression geometrical series give given number greater greatest common measure improper fraction least common multiple less number logarithm manner Multiply natural number negative NOTE nth root number of combinations number of terms number of things payment perpendicular pound present worth PROBLEM proportion quotient radius ratio Reduce remainder repetend required to find rule of three sides simple interest sought square root subtract Suppose supposition surd taken tare triangle unknown quantity vulgar fraction Whence whole number yards