## Practical Business Arithmetic |

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added amount average bank bill Bonds bought buttons buying called carpet cash cent cloth common Compare compounded containing cost dealer decimal denominator difference discount divide dividend divisor dollars dozen earn equals EXERCISE expenses expressed factors figure Find Find the cost fraction gain Give given gross hand ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLE inches increase integer interest invested less loss marked material measure merchandise merchant meter method month multiply Name paid pair person piece places pound prime Problems profit purchased quantity reading received reduced remainder result Savings selling price share short shows silk sold Solution square Stamps subtraction suits term United week weighing wide width Write written yard

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Page 169 - TIME 60 seconds (sec.) = 1 minute (min.) 60 minutes =1 hour (hr.) 24...

Page 99 - An integer is divisible by 3 if the sum of its digits is divisible by 3. An integer is divisible by 9 if the sum of its digits is divisible by 9.

Page 109 - To change a mixed number to an Improper fraction.— Multiply the whole number by the denominator of the fraction; to the product add the numerator; place the sum over the denominator: 1% = 15/8.

Page 285 - Postmaster's record, to be filled in by him. Application for Domestic Money Order Spaces below to be filled in by purchaser, or, if necessary, by another person for him Amount ..Dollars...

Page 331 - Year. 2nd Year. . 3rd Year. . 4th Year. . 5th Year . 6th Year. . 7th Year. . 8th Year. . 9th Year.

Page 78 - In multiplication of decimals, we know that the number of decimal places in the product is equal to the sum of those in both the factors.

Page 107 - Multiplying or dividing both terms of a fraction by the same number does not change the value of the fraction.

Page 78 - When a decimal number is to be divided by 10, 100, 1000, &c., remove the decimal point as many places to the left as there are ciphers in the divisor, and if there be not figures enough in the number, prefix ciphers.

Page 284 - Samoa) ; or payable in Bermuda, British Guiana, British Honduras, Canada, Canal Zone (Isthmus of Panama...

Page 323 - Rules. — For finding the interest on any principal for any number of days: The answer in each case being in cents, separate the two right-hand figures of answer to express in dollars and cents.