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### Contents

 ADDITION SIMPLE 6 COMPOUND 37 AVERAGE 114 54 COMMERCIAL ALLOWANCES 93 75
 DISCOUNT 103 DIVIDEND 110 EVOLUTION 117 LEAST COMMON MULTIPLE 66 135

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Page 25 - To divide by 10, 100, &c., is simply cutting off as many figures from the right of the dividend as there are ciphers in the divisor.
Page 80 - To multiply a decimal by 10, 100, 1000, &c., remove the decimal point as many places to the right as there are ciphers in the multiplier ; and if there be not places enough in the number, annex ciphers.
Page 113 - Divide the sum of the products by the sum of the debts, and the quotient will be the average term of credit, estimated from the date selected.
Page 81 - 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 114 - 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 29 - OF TIME. 60 Seconds = 1 Minute 60 Minutes = 1 Hour 24 Hours = 1 Day 7 Days = 1 Week 28 Days = 1 Lunar Month...
Page 72 - Multiply all the numerators together for a new numerator, and all the denominators together for a new denominator.
Page 135 - Sixty days after sight of this FIRST of EXCHANGE (Second and Third of same tenor and date unpaid), pay...
Page 121 - Multiply the divisor, thus increased, by the last figure of the root; subtract the product from the dividend, and to the remainder bring down the next period for a new dividend. 5. Double the whole root already found for a new divisor, and continue the operation as before, until all the periods are brought down. NOTE.