## Exercises in arithmetic, for the use of schools. [With] Answers1855 |

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acres advantage annum ANSWERS Arithmetic article is bought bill brokerage build bushels called Coals compound interest contains cost cube root cubic yards days per month decimal difference discount Divide EXAMPLES Extract farthings feet per second Find the amount find the gain find the rate Find the value finish florins four fraction gain per cent gallons Geometry given grains greatest common measure guinea horses hour to feet hours per day hundred inches income iron less loads logarithms London miles per hour milles minutes months MULTIPLICATION ounces pence person piece places pound price to gain produce Question rate per cent ratios receive Reduce respectively roods Section 11 Section 9 selling price shillings ship sold square foot Step thousand tons train troy unit weeks weight whole worth yards

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