## Sweet's Modern Business Arithmetic: A Treatise on Modern and Practical Methods of Arithmetical Calculations for the Use of Business and Commercial Colleges, Business Universities, Commercial High Schools, Technical Schools, and Commercial Departments in Other Educational Institutions |

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acres allowed amount annual average bank base bill bought bushels buying capital Cash cents charged Collection commission common Company computing contains cost cubic decimal denominator difference discount Divide dividend divisible divisor Dollars draft duty equal EXAMPLE exchange factors feet figure Find Find the interest five four fraction gain gallons given gold grains hand HOME hundred inches Insurance interest investment July length less loss marks Mdse measure merchandise merchant Method minutes months Multiply ounce paid Payable payment Percentage places pound PRACTICAL Premium principal PROBLEMS proceeds profit quantity received Reduce remainder selling shares sold Solve the following square subtract TABLE term thick units weight whole wide worth Write yards

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Page 106 - Thirty days hath September, April, June, and November ; All the rest have thirty-one, Except the second month alone, Which has but twenty-eight, in fine, Till leap year gives it twenty-nine.

Page 100 - 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 101 - Dry Measure 2 pints (pt.) =1 quart (qt.) 8 quarts = 1 peck (pk.) 4 pecks = 1 bushel (bu.) 2150.42 cu.

Page 57 - To multiply a fraction by a fraction. Multiply the numerators together for a new numerator, and the denominators together for a new denominator.

Page 42 - A number is divisible by 3 if the sum of its digits is divisible by 3• A number is divisible by 9 if the sum of its digits is divisible by 9.

Page 95 - TABLE. 10 Mills (m.) = 1 Cent . . ct. 10 Cents = 1 Dime . . d. 10 Dimes = 1 Dollar . $. 10 Dollars = 1 Eagle . E.

Page 85 - ... the head and tail together ; what is the length of the fish ? 3. The head of a fish is 12 inches long, the tail is as long as the head + £ of the body, and the body is as long as the head and tail ; what is the length of the fish ? 4.

Page 41 - The Greatest Common Divisor of two or more numbers is the greatest number that will exactly divide each of them.

Page 105 - 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 50 - Multiplying or dividing both numerator and denominator by the same number does not change the value of the fraction.