## A Business Arithmetic |

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60 days added agent amount balance bank base bill bought brls bushels called capital cash charges ciphers column commission common computed contained cost cubic decimal deduct denominator difference discount divide dividend division divisor dollars dozen draft duty equal exact EXAMPLES exchange expressed face factors feet figures Find Find the cost foot fraction gain given gives hundred inches interest investment invoice June less loss Mdse measure method months multiply obtained OPERATION Page paid payment period person places pound principal proceeds profit quotient rate per cent received reduce remainder rendered represent result Rule selling shares sold subtract TABLE tens thousand tons United weight whole wide write written yards

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Page 74 - TIME 60 seconds (sec.) = 1 minute (min.) 60 minutes =1 hour (hr.) 24...

Page 171 - On or before one year after date, for value received, we or either of us promise to pay to the order of CW McKee at the Merchants...

Page 71 - 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 75 - COUNTING. 12 units or things make 1 dozen. 12 dozen " 1 gross. 12 gross " 1 great gross. 20 units

Page 23 - To divide by 10, 100, &c., is simply cutting off as many figures from the right of the dividend as there are ciphers in the divisor.

Page 44 - A fraction is one or more of the equal parts of a unit...

Page 48 - To reduce fractions to the least common denominator. The Least Common Denominator of two or more fractions is the least denominator to which they can all be reduced, and it must be the least common multiple of the lowest denominators.

Page 58 - Decimals increase from right to left, and decrease from left to right, in a tenfold ratio; and therefore they may be added, subtracted, multiplied, and divided in the same manner as whole numbers.

Page 41 - Mnltiple of two or more numbers is the least number that...