Commercial Arithmetic...

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Macmillan & Company, 1904 - 406 pages
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Page 223 - Thirty days after sight of this first of exchange (second and third of the same tenor and date unpaid...
Page 67 - Measure) 4 gills = 1 pint 2 pints = 1 quart 2 quarts = 1 pottle 2 pottles = 1 gallon 4 quarts = 1 gallon 2 gallons = 1 peck 4 pecks = 1 bushel 8 bushels = 1 quarter...
Page 223 - A Bill of Exchange is a written order for the payment of a certain sum of money, at an appointed time.
Page 200 - ... the focal date and each of the other dates, and write the results in a second column. III. Write the items of the account in a third column, and multiply each sum by the corresponding number of days in the preceding column, writing the products in a final column.
Page 66 - TABLE. 2 pints = 1 quart. 4 qts. = 1 gallon. 4 gallons = 1 pin or keg. 9 gallons = 1 firkin. 18 gallons = 1 kilderkin. 36 gallons = 1 barrel. 54 gallons = 1 hogshead.
Page 278 - MONEY. 4 farthings = 1 penny. 12 pence = 1 shilling. 20 shillings = 1 pound.
Page 34 - Students' use ; providing practice in filling up actual documents. Price 6d. 4. Teacher's Companion to The Home Trade : Modern Business Methods ; containing hints as to how to deal with each chapter in the Manual, a list of articles desirable for practical work (with estimated cost), and concise Answers to the 200 Questions in the Manual. Price 2s.
Page 69 - To calculate the weight of Cattle. — Measure round the animal close behind the shoulder, then along the back, from the fore part of the shoulder-blade to the bone at the tail. Multiply the square of the girt by five times the length, both expressed in feet.
Page 72 - The order of a product is the sum of the orders of its factors.
Page 2 - The square of the sum of two numbers, is equal to the sum of the square of the difference and four times the product of the two numbers.

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