New Commercial Arithmetic
American Book Company, 1904 - Business mathematics - 392 pages
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acres added allowed amount balance bank barrel base beginning bill bought bushel called cash cent charge commission common compound contains cost cubic decimal denominator deposited difference discount divided dividend divisor dollar dozen draft duty equal Example exchange expressed face feet figure Find fraction gain given Hence hundred inches interest investment July June less loss maturity mdse measure meter method months multiplied obtained ORAL EXERCISE paid payable payment percentage period person places pounds present principal problems proceeds purchase received Reduce remainder result root rule selling shares side sold SOLUTION square subtract tens term thousand units whole wide worth Write WRITTEN EXERCISE yard
Page 140 - Dry Measure 2 pints (pt.) =1 quart (qt.) 8 quarts = 1 peck (pk.) 4 pecks = 1 bushel (bu.) 2150.42 cu.
Page 139 - 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 142 - Time 60 seconds (sec.) = 1 minute (min.) 60 minutes = 1 hour (hr . ) 24 hours = 1 day (da.) 7 days = 1 week (wk...
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 136 - Measure is used in measuring lines or distances. TABLE. 12 inches (in.) = 1 foot (ft.). 3 feet = 1 yard (yd.). 5J yards, or 16 \ feet = 1 rod (rd.).
Page 140 - LIQUID MEASURE 4 gills (gi.) = 1 pint (pt.) 2 pints — 1 quart (qt...
Page 135 - Weight This is used to. some extent in filling prescriptions. The grain, ounce, and pound are the same as in troy weight, but the ounce is divided differently. 20 grains (gr.) = 1 scruple . . . sc. or 3 3 scruples = 1 dram . . . dr. or 3 8 drams = 1 ounce . . . oz. or 5 12 ounces = 1 pound . . . Ib. or ft Apothecaries...
Page 137 - 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 369 - The square described on the hypothenuse of a rightangled triangle is equal to the sum of the squares described on the other two sides.
Page 100 - When a decimal number is to be divided by 10, 100, 1000, &c., remove the decimal point as many places to the left as there are ciphers in the divisor, and if there be not figures enough in the number, prefix ciphers.