# Practical Comprehensive Arithmetic

Peirce School, 1914 - Arithmetic - 351 pages
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### Contents

 DEFINITIONS AND PRINCIPLES 7 CASHIERS CALCULATIONS 20 DIVISION 34 COMMON FRACTIONS 48 COMPLEX FRACTIONS 62 REDUCTION OF DECIMALS 75 ALIQUOT PARTS 87 ANALYSIS 95
 BANK DISCOUNT 198 PARTIAL PAYMENTS 206 BUYING AND SELLING ON MARGIN 213 EXCHANGE 223 TAXES 230 COMPOUND PROPORTION 238 GENERAL AVERAGE 244 INTEREST METHOD COMPOUND ACCOUNTS 253

 TABLES OF MEASURES 101 PRACTICAL MEASUREMENTS 113 APPROXIMATE MeasurementS 133 PROFIT AND LOss 145 INVOICE EXTENSION AND TRADE DISCOUNT 156 COMMISSION AND BROKERAGE 163 INSURANCE 171 INTEREST 178 COMMON YEAR METHOD 184 ACCURATE INTEREST 191
 ACCOUNTS BEARING INTEREST 262 PARTNERSHIP SETTLEMENTS 268 BUILDING AND LOAN ASSOCIATIONS 280 INVOLUTION AND EVOLUTION 286 SIMILAR SOLIDS 293 SURFACES OF TRIANGLES 300 LATITUDE AND LONGITUDE 310 GENERAL REVIEW PROBLEMS 318 METRIC SYSTEM 345 Copyright

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Page 8 - Los números cardinales 0: zero 1: one 2: two 3: three 4: four 5: five 6: six 7: seven 8: eight 9: nine 10: ten 11: eleven 12: twelve 13: thirteen 14: fourteen 15: fifteen 16: sixteen 17: seventeen 18: eighteen 19: nineteen 20: twenty...
Page 45 - The least common multiple of two or more numbers is the least number that is exactly divisible by each of them.
Page 174 - If at the time of fire the whole amount of insurance on the property covered by this policy shall be less than per cent, of the actual cash value thereof, this company shall in case of loss or damage be liable for only such portion of such loss or damage as the amount insured by this policy shall bear to the said per cent, of the actual cash value of such property.
Page 344 - Measures of Length. 10 millimeters (mm.) 1 centimeter (cm.) 10 centimeters 1 decimeter (dm.) 10 decimeters 1 meter (m.) 10 meters 1 dekameter (Dm.) 10 dekameters 1 hectometer (Hm.) 10 hectometers 1 kilometer (Km.) 10 kilometers 1 myriameter (Mm.) 1181.
Page 43 - The Greatest Common Divisor of two or more numbers is the greatest number that will exactly divide each of them. Thu4, 18 is the greatest, common divisor of 36 and 54, since it is the greatest number that will divide each of them without a remainder.
Page 344 - The metric tables are formed by combining the words " meter," " gram," and " liter " with the six numerical prefixes, as in the following tables...
Page 344 - Meter — the unit of length. From this the units of capacity (Liter) and of weight (Gram) were derived. All other units are the decimal subdivisions or multiples of these. These three units are simply related, eg. for all practical purposes one Cubic Decimeter equals one Liter and one Liter of water weighs one Kilogram. The metric tables are formed by combining the words "Meter...
Page 50 - Dividing both numerator and denominator of a fraction by the same number does not change its value.
Page 24 - Write the multiplier under the multiplicand so that units of the same order shall stand in the same column.
Page 198 - Washington's Birthday, third Monday in February; Memorial Day, last Monday in May; Independence Day, July 4; Labor Day, first Monday in September; Columbus Day, second Monday in October; Veterans Day, November 11: Thanksgiving Day, fourth Thursday in November; Christmas Day, December 25.