## Practical Exercises in Commercial Arithmetic |

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15 days 60 days agent amount annual interest April April 17 April 28 Average Date average due date average investment balance due bbls bill of exchange Boston bought broker bushels capital cent charges Commission or Brokerage compound interest crates date of settlement debit debts decimal deducting Divide dividend dollar duty expenses face Find Cash Balance Find the interest focal date fraction freight gain or loss given giving a discount guilders ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLE invoice July July 28 June June 12 long ton March March 16 March 31 marked price maturity MEASURE merchant mixed number Multiply paid in cash par value partner payable payment percentage pound Pound sterling premium principal profit quotation quotient received remainder RULE selling price Sept shares short ton sight draft sold storage subtract usual brokerage whole number worth

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Page 15 - An improper fraction is one whose numerator is equal to, or greater than its denominator ; as, $, -f . A mixed number is a whole number and a fraction expressed together; as, 4f, 25-ht.

Page 16 - To reduce a mixed number to an improper fraction, — RULE : Multiply the whole number by the denominator of the fraction, to the product add the numerator, and write the result over the denominator.

Page 177 - 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 178 - SURVEYORS' SQUARE MEASURE. 144. This measure is used by surveyors in computing the area or contents of land. TABLE. 625 Square Links (sq. 1. ) make 1 Pole P. 16 Poles " 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 21 - Multiply the numerators together for a new numerator, and the denominators together for a new denominator.

Page 45 - RULE. — Divide the given interest by the interest of the given principal for 1 year, and the quotient is the time.

Page 178 - A Cord of wood is a pile 8 ft. long, 4 ft. wide, and 4 ft. high ; for 8 x 4 x 4 = 128.

Page 171 - UNITED STATES MONEY is the legal currency of the United States. It consists of gold coins, silver coins, US Treasury notes, and national-bank notes.

Page 174 - TABLE. 16 Drams (dr.) make 1 Ounce, oz. 16 Ounces " 1 Pound, Ib. 25 Pounds " 1 Quarter, qr. 4 Quarters " 1 Hundred Weight, cwt. 20 Hundred Weight

Page 177 - MEASURE. 16 sq. rd. — 1 sq. ch. 10 sq. ch. = 1 A. 640 A. =1 sq. mi. 1 sq. mi. = 1 section (sec.). 36 sec. = 1 township. EXERCISE 107. — WRITTEN. 1. A square piece of land is just 80 chains on a side. How many miles must a man walk to go round it ? 2. A side of Russell square in London is G60 feet.