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Multiply each payment by its term of credit, and divide the sum of the products by the sum of the payments ; the quotient will be the average term of credit.
The Progressive Higher Arithmetic: For Schools, Academies, and Mercantile ... - Page 351
by Horatio Nelson Robinson - 1860 - 456 pages

Charles Davies - Arithmetic - 1844 - 340 pages
...payments.) Hence, we have the following v RULE. Multiply each payment by the time before it becomes due, and divide the sum of the products by the sum of the payments : the, quotient will be the mean time. 2. B owes A \$600 : \$200 is to be paid in two months, \$200 in four months, and \$200 in six...

Charles Davies - Arithmetic - 1844 - 340 pages
...payments.) Hence, we have the following RULE. Multiply each payment by the time before it becomes due, and divide the sum of the products by the sum of the payments : tlie quotient will lie the mean time. 2. B owes A \$600 : \$200 is to be paid in two months, \$200 in...

## Engineers' and Mechanics' Pocket-book ...

Charles Haynes Haswell - Engineering - 1844 - 264 pages
...11.34-5-7.56= 1.5 years, Ans. EQUATION OF PAYMENTS. Multiply ench sum by its time of payment in days, and divide the sum of the products by the sum of the payments. EXAMPLE.— A owes B \$300 in 15 days, \$60 in 12 days, and \$350 in 20 days ; when is the whole due .!...

## Introduction to The National Arithmetic, on the Inductive System: Combining ...

Benjamin Greenleaf - Arithmetic - 1844 - 184 pages
...days, as before. Hence the following RULE. Multiply each payment by the time at which it is due, then divide the sum of the products by the sum of the payments, and the quotient will be the true time required. 2. John Smith owes a merchant, in Boston, \$ 1000,...

## The National Arithmetic, on the Inductive System: Combining the Analytic and ...

Benjamin Greenleaf - Arithmetic - 1844 - 324 pages
...the propriety of the following RULE.* Multiply each payment by the time, at which it is due ; then divide the sum of the products by the sum of the payments, and the quotient unit be the true time required. 2. A owes B \$300, of which \$50 is to be paid in 2...

## Introduction to The National Arithmetic: On the Inductive System; Combining ...

Benjamin Greenleaf - Arithmetic - 1844 - 210 pages
...days, as before. Hence the following RULE. Multiply each payment by the time at which it is due, then divide the sum of the products by the sum of the payments, and the quotient wiU be the true time required. 8. John Smith owes a merchant, in Boston, \$ 1000, \$250...

## Mechanics for Practical Men

Alexander Jamieson - Mechanics - 1845 - 578 pages
...the magnitude or density of each body, by its respective distance from the beginning of the system, and divide the sum of the products by the sum of the bodies for the distance of the centre of gravity sought The following examples will suffice for the...

## Practical System of Book-keeping by Double & Single Entry

Benjamin Wood Foster - Bookkeeping - 1845 - 150 pages
...debts, due at different periods of time. RULE. Multiply each amount by the time in which it is payable, and divide the sum of the products by the sum of the debts ; the quotient will be the equated time of payment EXAMPLES. 1. Bought of Silas Pierce & Co....