## Commercial Arithmetic |

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acres Avoirdupois bank barrel base bill bought bushels cash ciphers column common denominator common fraction consider as dollars contained cube root cubic decimal places decimal point DENOMINATE NUMBERS discount divided dividend division dry measure equal EXAMPLES FOR MENTAL EXAMPLES FOR PRACTICE EXAMPLES FOR WRITTEN EXPLANATION.-Since expressed factors feet figure Find the amount find the cost focal date fraction the denominator grains Greatest Common Divisor higher denominations hundred improper fraction inches invested Least Common Multiple lower denominations Mdse MENTAL PRACTICE miles minuend mixed number months multiplied obtained OPERATION ounces paid payment pennyweights Percentage pound quotient rate per cent received Reduce remainder REMARK.-In REMARK.-The result rods Rule.-Divide Rule.-I RULE.-Multiply RULE.-Point selling Sept sold square miles square root subtract subtrahend tens thousand Troy TROY WEIGHT weight whole number write yard

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Page 103 - TIME 60 seconds (sec.) = 1 minute (min.) 60 minutes =1 hour (hr.) 24...

Page 127 - SQUARE MEASURE 144 square inches (sq. in.) = 1 square foot (sq. ft.) 9 square feet — 1 square yard (sq.

Page 124 - LIQUID MEASURE 4 gills (gi.) = 1 pint (pt.) 2 pints = 1 quart (qt.) 4 quarts = 1 gallon (gal.) 31| gallons = 1 barrel (bbl...

Page 37 - Then divide the product of the remaining factors of the dividend by the product of the remaining factors of the divisor, and the result will be the quotient. EXAMPLES FOH PRACTICE 7O. Divide (a) 14 x 18 X 16 X 40 by 7 x 8 X 6 X 5 X 3. (*) 3 x" 65 X 50 X 100 X 60 by 30 X 60 x 13 x 10.

Page 138 - CUBIC MEASURE. 1728 cubic inches (cu. in. ) = 1 cubic foot (cu. ft.).

Page 145 - A circle is a plane figure bounded by a curved line, every point of which is equally distant from a point within called the center.

Page 39 - Multiplying or dividing both terms of a fraction by the same number does not change its value.

Page 125 - LENGTH 12 inches (in.) = 1 foot (ft.) 3 feet = 1 yard (yd.) 5| yards = 1 rod (rd.) 320 rods = 1 mile (mi.) 1 mile = 1,760 yd.

Page 127 - 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 39 - A fraction is one or more of the equal parts of a unit...