### Contents

 Principles and Definitions 145 Measurements 158 Percentage 173 Taxes 192 Interest 198 Problems in Interest 206 Bank Discount 212
 Mensuration 293 225 306 French and Spanish 315 157 321 Equation of Payments 228 Answers 322 Copyright

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Page 294 - A circle is a plane figure bounded by a curved line called the circumference, every point of which is equally distant from a point within called the center.
Page 124 - ... as many decimal places as the number of decimal places in the dividend exceeds those in the divisor, prefixing ciphers to the quotient, if necessary.
Page 250 - The square root of a number is one of its two equal factors. Thus, 4 is the square root of 16.
Page 258 - RULE. 1. Separate the given number into periods of three figures each, beginning at the units place.
Page 74 - The Greatest Common Divisor of two or more numbers is the greatest number that will exactly divide each of them. Thu4, 18 is the greatest, common divisor of 36 and 54, since it is the greatest number that will divide each of them without a remainder.
Page 275 - A sphere is a solid, bounded by one continued convex surface, every point of which is equally distant from a point within, called the centre.
Page 247 - The square of a number composed of tens and units is equal to the square of the tens, plus twice the product of the tens by the units, plus the square of the units.
Page 125 - To divide by 10, 100, 1000, etc., it is necessary only to move the decimal point in the dividend as many places to the left as there are ciphers in the divisor.
Page 80 - A fraction is one or more of the equal parts of a unit...
Page 296 - RULE. — From half the sum of the three sides subtract each side separately ; multiply the half -sum and the three remainders together ; the square root of the product is the area.