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Contents

 Vulgar Fractions 66 Interest Simple 127 Interest Compound 160 Present Worth and Discount 174 Stocks 201 Percentages 217 Proportional Parts 249 Insurance Commission etc 262 Answers 1 Compound Rules Money Miscellaneous 5 42 7 Bills of Parcels 11 Reduction to the Fraction II 11 Decimal Fractions 40 InterestSimple 74 Compound Rules Money 5 Compound Rules Weights and Measures 6 Bills of Parcels 33 Proportion 44 Greatest Common Measure 73 22333 90 Exercises involving Reduction and the Compound Rules 108 Decimal Fractions 129 Interest 177 Present Worth 198 198 Stocks 201 Percentages 209
 Cube Root 69 69 8888 75 Problems leading to Quadratics of One Unknown 77 77 91 85 95 94 100 112 CONTENTS Mensuration of Lines PAGE 3 On the Rightangled Triangle 5 5 Mensuration of Surfaces 1 Rectangle 6 6 Triangle having given Base and Altitude 7 7 Triangle having given Three Sides 8 8 Irregular Foursided Figures 7 Circle Semicircle Sector and Segment 9 9 Regular Polygons 10 10 Miscellaneous Exercises II 11 102 12 104 41 174 48 249 55 Proportion 70 What is a rectangle and how is it said to be contained? 1 Paraphrasing 7 7 History of the Language 18 18 34 27 Parsing and Analysis 29 29 48 48 Miscellaneous Examples 217 3 Answers 14 14

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