# New Commercial Arithmetic

American Book Company, 1904 - Business mathematics - 392 pages
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### Contents

 Preliminary Definitions 7 Subtraction 25 Division 47 UNITED STATES MONEY 58 METHODS FOR PROVING WORK 65 DENOMINATE NUMBERS 134 PERCENTAGE AND ITS APPLICATIONS 184 Bank Discount 263
 Partial Payments 272 Cash Balance 281 Savingsbank Accounts 296 SHARING 340 RATIO AND PROPORTION 354 Credit or Average Storage 360 184 378 206 385

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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.