# A Treatise on Arithmetic

W.J. Gage & Company, 1882 - Arithmetic - 347 pages

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### Contents

 ET PAOB 1 Vill Methods of Verifying the Operations and some 33 Decimal Fractions 74 VTTT Square Boot 102 Cube Boot 109 COMMERCIAL ARITHMETICContinutd 114 u Capacity and Weight 129 XSII Fractional Measures 140
 Ateraoes and Percentages 191 200 200 Stocks and Shares 204 XXVUI Division into Proportional Parts 218 Alligation 226 Exchange 230 Ratio and Proportion 241 The Metric System 250

 kct faot XX Problems 154 Simple Interest 166 Compound Interest 174 Present Worth and Discount 178 Equation of Patmf xts 180
 Measurement of Area 253 Examination Papers 263 ANSWERS 294 826 326

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Page 242 - Then multiply the second and third terms together, and divide the product by the first term: the quotient will be the fourth term, or answer.
Page 53 - If the numerator and denominator of a fraction be multiplied by the same number, the value of the fraction is not altered.
Page 214 - A person invests £4095 in the 3 per cents. at 91 ; he sells out £3000 stock when they have risen to 93£, and the remainder when they have fallen to 85. How much does he gain or lose by the transaction 1 If ho invests the produce in the 4£ per cents.
Page 245 - At a siege it was found that a certain length of trench could be dug by the soldiers and navvies in 4 days, but that when only half the navvies were present it required 7 days to dig the same length of trench. What proportion of the work was done by the soldiers?
Page 240 - PROPORTION when the ratio of the first to the second is equal to the ratio of the second to the third.
Page 157 - ... 60. If a man travel 150 miles in 5 days, when the days are 12 hours long, in how many days of 10 hours each will he travel 500 miles?
Page 212 - A tradesman marks his goods with two prices, one for ready money, and the other for credit of six months : what fixed proportion ought the two prices to bear to each other, allowing 5 per cent, simple interest ? 3.
Page 163 - If a watch be 4 min. 8 -^ sec. too slow at 9 hrs. 30 min. am on Tuesday, and loses 2 min. 45 sec. daily, what will be the time indicated at 5 hrs. 15 min. pm on the following Friday ? 5. A watch which is 10 minutes too fast at noon on Monday loses 3 min. 10 sec. daily. What will be the time indicated by the watch at a quarter past 10 on the morning of the following Saturday ? 6. What is the magnitude of the angle between the hour and minute hand of a clock at ^ past 11 ? 7.
Page 154 - If 27 men can do a piece of work in 14 days, working 10 hours a day ; how many hours a day must 24 boys work, in order to complete the same in 45 days : the work of a boy being half that of a man ? 13.
Page 229 - Thirty days after sight of this first of exchange (second and third of the same tenor and date unpaid) pay...