# The Complete Arithmetic: Oral and Written

Ivison, Blakeman, Taylor & Company, 1874 - Arithmetic - 516 pages

### Contents

 PERCENTAGE 1 Interest 29 Foreign Exchange 89 Arbitration of Exchange 98
 Equation of Payments 105 Synopsis 118 Copyright

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Page 91 - Thirty days after sight of this first of exchange (second and third of the same tenor and date unpaid...
Page 236 - 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 197 - 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 241 - DRY MEASURE 2 pints (pt.) = 1 quart (qt.) 8 quarts =1 peck (pk.) 4 pecks = 1 bushel (bu...
Page 124 - Four quantities are in proportion when the ratio of the first to the second is equal to the ratio of the third to the fourth.
Page 135 - If it take 13500 bricks to build a wall 200 ft. long, 20 ft. high, and 16 in. thick, each brick being 8 in. long, 4 in. wide, and 2 in. thick, how many bricks 10 in.
Page 90 - This price varies, according to the relative conditions of trade and commercial credit at the two places between which exchange is made. Thus, if Boston is largely indebted to Paris, bills of exchange on Paris will bear a high price in Boston.
Page 51 - RULE. — I. Find the amount of the given principal to the time of the first payment, and if this payment equals or exceeds the interest then due, subtract it from the amt.
Page 108 - The Term of Credit is the time from the contracting of a debt to the date of its becoming due.
Page 253 - The terms folio, quarto, octavo, duodecimo, etc., indicate the number of leaves into which a sheet of paper is folded. A sheet folded in 2 leaves is called a Folio. A sheet folded in 4 leaves...