## Robinson's New Practical Arithmetic for Common Schools and Academies |

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296 Lines and Angles 386

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**Exchange**- Domestic and Plane Figures 388 Foreign 298 Triangles 388 Equation of Payments and Quadrilaterals 392 Accounts . 307 Circles RATIO . Page 239

Brokerage is the fee , or allowance paid to a broker or dealer in money , stocks , or bills of

Brokerage is the fee , or allowance paid to a broker or dealer in money , stocks , or bills of

**exchange**, for making**exchanges**of money , buying and selling stocks , negotiating bills of**exchange**, or transacting other like business . Page 297

Dr. GREENWICH Savings Bank , in acct . with MARY WILLIAMS . Cr . - > 00 1874 . Jan. 1 Mar. 17 Aug. 1 1875 . June 11 Nov. 17 To Cash $ 136 00 25 87 50 1874 . Sept. 15 By Check $ 75 1875 . Jan. 20 87 Mar. 3 50 66 50 00 66

Dr. GREENWICH Savings Bank , in acct . with MARY WILLIAMS . Cr . - > 00 1874 . Jan. 1 Mar. 17 Aug. 1 1875 . June 11 Nov. 17 To Cash $ 136 00 25 87 50 1874 . Sept. 15 By Check $ 75 1875 . Jan. 20 87 Mar. 3 50 66 50 00 66

**EXCHANGE**. 334. Page 298

**EXCHANGE**. 334.**Exchange**is a method of remitting money from one place to another , or of making payments by written orders . 335. A Bill of**Exchange**is a written request or order upon one person to pay a certain sum to another person ... Page 299

Three days of grace are usually allowed for the payment of a bill of

Three days of grace are usually allowed for the payment of a bill of

**exchange**after the time specified has expired . But in New York State no grace is allowed on sight drafts . From these definitions , the use of a bill of**exchange**a in ...### What people are saying - Write a review

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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.