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

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acres allowed amount August balance bank barrels Base bill bonds bought bushels capital cash cents charges commission common compound containing cost cubic debt decimal denominator deposited difference discount Divide dividend divisor dollars draft equal exchange expressed face feet figure Find Find the amount Find the interest formed fraction gain given Gold horse hundred inches insured interest invested January July June less loss March marked maturity Measure merchant months Multiply paid payable payment person pounds premium principal PROBLEMS proceeds profit purchase ratio received Reduce remainder root rule shares side Silver sold SOLUTION square subtract term third units weight wide withdrew worth Write yard

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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.