## Advanced Arithmetic for Secondary Schools: A Comprehensive Treatise on the Science of Numbers and Their Application to Business Transactions (Google eBook) |

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Page 34 - A Circle is a plane figure bounded by a curved line, every part of which is equally distant from a point within called the centre.

Page 446 - Thirty days after sight of this first of exchange (second and third of the same tenor and date unpaid...

Page 444 - ... and for that purpose to make and execute all necessary acts of assignment and transfer, and one or more persons to substitute with like full power, hereby ratifying and confirming all that my...

Page 134 - Divide as in the division of integers, and point off as many decimal places in the quotient as the number of decimal places in the dividend exceeds the number in the divisor.

Page 286 - Find the amount of the principal to the time when the payment, or the sum of the payments, equals or exceeds the interest due.

Page 111 - Subtract the numerator of the subtrahend from the numerator of the minuend, and place the difference over the common denominator.

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Page 118 - RULE. — Multiply as in whole numbers, and point off as many figures for decimals in the product as there are decimal places in •both factors, counted together.

Page 136 - Divide as in simple numbers, and point off as many decimal places in the quotient as the number of decimal places in the dividend exceeds the number of those in the divisor.