## Commercial Arithmetic... |

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60 days aliquot Aliquotise Amsterdam annuity assay Bank Bar silver Berlin bills of exchange Brokerage 1 p.m. bullion bushels calculated carats centesimos centimes cheques Commission compound amount cost Course of Exchange currency cwts debt decametre decimal Decimalise Direct rates Discount Divide divisor dollar dwts endorsement English Example farthings Find price Fixed number florins foreign bill fraction francs gallon galls given price gold coins grains grammes Hamburg hectolitres inches integers or ciphers interest kilo kilog kilogramme legal tender Lisbon litres metre metric system milliemes milreis Multiply number of places Paris payment pence pesetas peso Petersburg Petersburg standard piastre picul places required correct premium Price per lb profit quantities quoted quotient rate of exchange reckoned remit rule rupee selling sight silver coins sold stamp subtract tael Troy unit Vienna Weights and Measures

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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.