Concise Business Arithmetic

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Page 276 - ANGULAR MEASURE. 60 seconds (") = 1 minute ('). 60 minutes = 1 degree (). 90 degrees = 1 right angle. 360 degrees = 1 revolution.
Page 103 - Multiplying or dividing both terms of a fraction by the same number does not change the value of the fraction.
Page 236 - Sixty days after date, we jointly and severally promise to pay to the order of John B.
Page 276 - CUBIC MEASURE 1728 cubic inches = 1 cubic foot 27 cubic feet = 1 cubic yard 128 cubic feet...
Page 83 - In multiplication of decimals, we know that the number of decimal places in the product is equal to the sum of those in both the factors.
Page 64 - Parcels weighing four ounces or less are mailable at the rate of one cent for each ounce or fraction of an ounce, regardless of distance. Parcels weighing more than four ounces are mailable at the pound rates shown in the following table, a fraction of a pound being considered a full pound : Up to 50 Ibs.
Page 276 - Square Measure. 144 square inches 1 square foot, 9 square feet 1 square yard, 30J square yards 1 square rod, 40 square rods 1 rood, 4 roods 1 acre.
Page 256 - ... an artificial being, invisible, intangible, and existing only in contemplation of law. Being the mere creature of law. it possesses only those properties which the charter of its creation confers upon it, either expressly, or as incidental to its very existence. These are such as are supposed best calculated to effect the object for which it was created. Among the most important are immortality, and, if the expression may be allowed, individuality ; properties, by which a perpetual succession...
Page 123 - Multiplying both dividend and divisor by the same number does not affect the quotient; thus, 12n-3 = 4 _2 J3 2 4 -T- 6 = 4, Quotient unchanged.
Page 232 - Interest bearing notes are discounted for the amount of the note, which is the face of the note plus the interest. The amount of the note less the discount equals the proceeds.

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