### Contents

 DEFINITIONS 7 ADDITION 21 SUBTRACTION 30 MULTIPLICATION 37 DIVISION 49 Subtraction 67 Notation and Numeration 121 SCALES 156
 Duties or Customs 265 Annual Interest 275 Problems in Interest 282 Problems in Compound 289 225 318 Compound Partnership 338 228 345 Arithmetical Progression 371

 MEASUREMENTS 189 PERCENTAGE 232 Trade Discount 253 Insurance 259
 Compound Interest by Geo 380 292 386 318 396 Copyright

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Page 178 - LIQUID MEASURE 4 gills (gi.) = 1 pint (pt.) 2 pints = 1 quart (qt...
Page 171 - Square Measure 144 square inches (sq. in.) = 1 square foot (sq. ft.) 9 square feet = 1 square yard (sq. yd.) 30j square yards = 1 square rod (sq. rd.) 160 square rods = 1 acre (A.) 640 acres = 1 square mile (sq.
Page 184 - 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.
Page 306 - Multiply each payment by its term of credit, and divide the sum of the products by the sum of the payments ; the quotient will be the average term of credit.
Page 178 - DRY MEASURE 2 pints (pt.) = 1 quart (qt.) 8 quarts =1 peck (pk.) 4 pecks = 1 bushel (bu...
Page 183 - 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 396 - A Cylinder is a body bounded by a uniformly curved surface, its ends being equal and parallel circles.
Page 298 - Thirty days after sight of this first of exchange (second and third of the same tenor and date unpaid...
Page 134 - RULE. Divide as in whole numbers, and from the right hand of the quotient point off as many places for decimals as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor.
Page 75 - Divide the product of the remaining factors of the dividend by the product of the remaining factors of the divisor, and the result will be the quotient.