### Contents

 Multiplication 8 Fractions 43 Finding a Number When a 84 MEASURES 102 Measuring to a Scale 111 Measuring and Constructing Lines 118 CHAPTER I 153 Problems in Banking Checks 166
 AND NEGOTIABLE PAPERS 182 Stocks 193 MEASURES 224 Ratio 283 Index 315 114 316 Copyright

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Page 306 - LIQUID MEASURE 4 gills (gi.) = 1 pint (pt.) 2 pints = 1 quart (qt.) 4 quarts = 1 gallon (gal.) 31| gallons = 1 barrel (bbl.) 2...
Page 306 - TIME 60 seconds (sec.) = 1 minute (min.) 60 minutes = 1 hour (hr.) 24 hours = 1 day (da.) 7 days = 1 week (wk.) 365 days = 1 common year...
Page 307 - Square Measure 144 square inches (sq. in.) = 1 square foot (sq. ft.) 9 square feet = 1 square yard (sq.
Page 207 - ... for each person (other than husband or wife) dependent upon and receiving his chief support from the taxpayer if such dependent person is under eighteen years of age or is incapable of self-support because mentally or physically defective.
Page 223 - The area of a triangle is equal to one half 'the product of its base and altitude.
Page 307 - TROY WEIGHT. 24 grains (gr.) 1 pennyweight (pwt.) 20 pennyweights, 1 ounce (oz.) 12 ounces ... 1 pound (Ib.) Troy weight is used in weighing gold, silver, precious stones, etc. APOTHECARIES
Page 11 - Multiplying or dividing both terms of a fraction by the same number does not change its value.
Page 186 - Payments," which has been made the legal rule by a decision of the Supreme Court of the United States: RULE. — Find the amount of the principal to the time when the payment or the sum of the payments equals or exceeds the interest due; subtract from this amount the payment or the sum of the payments. Treat the remainder as a new principal and proceed as before.
Page 307 - CUBIC MEASURE 1728 cubic inches (cu. in.) = 1 cubic foot (cu. ft.) 27 cubic feet = 1 cubic yard (cu. yd.) 128 cubic feet = 1 cord (cd...
Page 225 - Two triangles are congruent if two angles and the included side of one are equal respectively to two angles and the included side of the other.