## A Practical Business Arithmetic ...University Publishing Company, 1875 |

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amount annex annuity annum average Avoirdupois balance bonds broker brokerage bushels Cash centimes ciphers circumference commission common fraction compound interest COMPOUND NUMBERS compute contained cost coupon bonds cube root cubic currency diameter difference discount Divide dividend dollar draft equal EXAMPLES FOR PRACTICE feet long figures Find the interest Focal Date francs gain or loss geometrical series given number gold greatest common divisor Hence improper fraction inches Insurance invested July July 15 least common multiple March March 14 Mdse measure method mixed number months Multiply NOTE.-The number of days number of terms OPERATION paid par value payable payment percentage pound pound sterling premium present worth principal proportion purchased quotient rate per cent ratio reckoned Reduce remainder rule RULE.-Divide RULE.-I RULE.-Multiply sell share sold SOLUTION square root sterling subtract trial divisor weight whole number yard

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Page 103 - SQUARE MEASURE 144 square inches (sq. in.) = 1 square foot (sq. ft.) 9 square feet = 1 square yard (sq. yd.) 30| square yards = 1 square rod (sq. rd.) 160 square rods = 1 acre (A.) 640 acres = 1 square mile (sq.

Page 111 - Thirty days hath September, April. June, and November; All the rest have thirty.one, Save February, which alone Hath twenty.eight; and one day more We add to it one year in four.

Page 305 - States, shall be that of the pure metal of such coin of standard value," and that "the value of the standard coins in circulation of the various nations of the world shall be estimated annually by the Director of the Mint, and be proclaimed on the 1st day of January by the Secretary of the Treasury.

Page 184 - Compute the interest to the time of the first payment ; if that be one year or more from the time the interest commenced, add it to the principal, and deduct the payment from the sum total. If there, be after payments made, compute the interest on the balance due to the next payment, and then deduct the payment as above; and, in like manner, from one payment to another, till all the payments are absorbed ; provided the time between one payment and another be one year or more.

Page 371 - Also the square of either of the two sides which form the right angle is equal to the square of the hypothenuse diminished by the square of the other side.

Page 101 - Dry Measure 2 pints 1 quart 8 quarts 1 peck 4 pecks 1 bushel...

Page 371 - The square described on the hypothenuse of a rightangled triangle is equal to the sum of the squares described on the other two sides.

Page 186 - Find the amount of each payment from the time it was made to the time of settlement. III. Subtract the sum of the amounts of the payments from the amount of the principal, and the remainder will be the sum due.

Page 184 - But if any payments be made before one year's interest hath accrued, then compute the interest on the principal sum due on the obligation, for one year, add- it to the principal, and compute the interest on the sum paid, from the time it was paid up to the end of the year; add it to the sum paid, and deduct that sum from the principal and interest, added as above...

Page 322 - Multiply the divisor, thus augmented, by the last figure of the root, and subtract the product from the dividend, and to the remainder bring down the next period for a new dividend.