# The New Business Arithmetic: A Treatise on Commercial Calculations

Powers & Lyons, 1906 - Business mathematics - 374 pages

### Contents

 DEFINITIONS 7 ADDITION 13 MULTIPLICATION 22 DIVISION 30 FACTORING 37 FRACTIONS 44 DECIMAL FRACTIONS 74 COMPOUND NUMBERS 85
 INTEREST 225 83 240 COMMERCIAL PAPER 250 TRUE DISCOUNT 261 STOCKS AND BONDS 268 86 269 EXCHANGE 277 89 281

 SHORT METHODS 92 REDUCTION OF DENOMINATE NUMBERS 105 REDUCTION OF DENOMINATE FRACTIONS 134 DENOMINATE NUMBERSAddition 139 LONGITUDE AND TIME 146 RATIO 154 MEASUREMENTS USED IN BUSINESS 161 PERCENTAGE 167 PROFIT AND Loss 183 MARKING GOODS 190 BILLS 197 COMMISSION 205 INSURANCE 213 82 223
 BANKS AND BANKING 284 90 291 TAXES 292 EQUATION OF ACCOUNTS 299 91 304 105 310 CASH BALANCE 311 INVOLUTION 328 MENSURATION 338 STATUTORY WEIGHTS 352 106 357 126 365 Copyright

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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.