## Commercial Arithmetic |

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acres agent balance bank barrel base bill bought bushel cash charged ciphers commission common denominator common fraction compound compound interest consider as dollars contained cube root cubic debt decimal places discount Divide dividend draft equal EXAMPLES FOR PRACTICE exchange EXPLANATION EXPLANATION.—Since factors feet figure Find the amount find the cost find the interest focal date gain or loss given grains Greatest Common Divisor hundred improper fraction inches invested invoiced Least Common Multiple Mdse miles minuend mixed number months Multiply obtained OPERATION ounces paid par value payment pennyweights pound principal proceeds profit purchase quantity quotient rate per cent received Reduce remainder RULE Rule.—Divide Rule.—Multiply selling price Sept sold square root storage subtract subtrahend Troy TROY WEIGHT units weight whole number yard

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Page 130 - LIQUID MEASURE 4 gills (gi.) = 1 pint (pt.) 2 pints = 1 quart (qt.) 4 quarts = 1 gallon (gal.) 31| gallons = 1 barrel (bbl...

Page 109 - TIME 60 seconds (sec.) = 1 minute (min.) 60 minutes =1 hour (hr.) 24...

Page 144 - CUBIC MEASURE. 1728 cubic inches (cu. in. ) = 1 cubic foot (cu. ft.).

Page 151 - A circle is a plane figure bounded by a curved line, every point of which is equally distant from a point within called the center.

Page 133 - 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 131 - LENGTH 12 inches (in.) = 1 foot (ft.) 3 feet = 1 yard (yd.) 5| yards = 1 rod (rd.) 320 rods = 1 mile (mi.) 1 mile = 1,760 yd.

Page 45 - A fraction is one or more of the equal parts of a unit...

Page 230 - The Present Worth of a debt, payable at a future time without interest, is such a sum as, being put at legal interest, will amount to the given debt when it becomes due.

Page 133 - 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 263 - A contract of two or more competent persons, to place their money, effects, labor and skill, or some or all of them, in lawful commerce or business, and to divide the profit and bear the loss in certain proportions.