Mathematics for Common Schools: A Manual for Teachers, Including Definitions, Principles, and Rules and Solutions of the More Difficult Problems

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Page 173 - A corporation is an association of a number of persons legally empowered to transact business as a single individual. The charter specifies the name of the corporation, the amount of capital, the business it is authorized to carry on, the powers and privileges conferred, etc. The stock is the money invested in the business of the corporation ; a share is one of the equal parts into which the stock is divided ; a shareholder is the owner of one or more shares ; a stockbroker is a person engaged in...
Page xix - 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 viii - Reduce the fractions to a common denominator and divide the numerator of the dividend by the numerator of the divisor.
Page ii - I. Write the divisor at the left of the dividend, with a line between them.
Page vi - Multiplying or dividing both terms of a fraction by the same number does not alter the value of the fraction.
Page 126 - Multiply the sum of the parallel sides by the perpendicular distance between them, and half the product will be the area.
Page vii - To reduce a mixed number to an improper fraction, — RULE : Multiply the whole number by the denominator of the fraction, to the product add the numerator, and write the result over the denominator.
Page iii - RULE. Divide the given number by any prime factor ; divide the quotient in the same manner, and so continue the division until the quotient is a prime number.

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