## The New Business Arithmetic: A Treatise on Commercial Calculations |

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12 days 30 days acres April Article balance barrels bill bonds bushels cash cents commercial paper commission compound interest Compound Numbers containing cube root cubic debt decimal denominator deposited Divide dividend divisor dollars draft Dry Measure equal feet Find the amount Find the cost Find the interest Find the value Forfeiture fraction gain or loss gallons Gold greatest common divisor horse improper fraction inches indorsed insured invested invoice January July June June 16 least common multiple longitude March March 16 marked price Mdse Measure merchandise meters milreis months Multiply October 30 paid par value partners payable payment pounds premium principal profit received Reduce remainder selling price shares sold square root subtract terest term units weight wheat wide withdrew worth yard

### Popular passages

Page 105 - TABLE. 10 mills (m.) make 1 cent, ct. 10 cents " 1 dime, d. 10 dimes " 1 dollar, $. 10 dollars " 1 eagle, E .. UNIT EQDIYAI/ENTS.

Page 129 - 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 to four.

Page 38 - Multiplying or dividing both Dividend and Divisor by the same number does not change the Quotient.

Page 124 - LIQUID MEASURE 4 gills (gi.) = 1 pint (pt.) 2 pints = 1 quart (qt...

Page 126 - DRY MEASURE 2 pints (pt.) = 1 quart (qt.) 8 quarts =1 peck (pk.) 4 pecks = 1 bushel (bu...

Page 339 - To measure a parallelogram, or long square. RULE. Multiply the length by the breadth, and the product will be the area, or superficial content.

Page 121 - 1 Square Chain . sq. ch. 10 Square Chains " 1 Acre A. 640 Acres " 1 Square Mile . . sq. mi. 36 Square Miles (6 miles square)

Page 333 - Pythagoras' theorem states that the square of the length of the hypotenuse of a right-angled triangle is equal to the sum of the squares of the lengths of the other two sides.

Page 116 - 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 344 - To find the volume of a sphere. Rule. — Multiply the cube of the diameter by .5236. Example. — Find the volume of a sphere whose diameter is 5 ft. Cube of diameter Diam .3 X .5236 5 .5236 __5 125 25 26180 5 10472 125= 5.