## The Bryant and Stratton Business Arithmetic: A New Work, with Practical Problems and Valuable Tables of Reference. Designed for Business Men, Commercial, Agricultural and Scientific Colleges, Normal and High Schools, Academies and Universities |

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Acct amount annuity average Avoirdupois balance bank bill bonds bought bushels called capital carats Cash cent ciphers coin column common fraction compound interest computed cost cube cube root currency debit debt denominator deposit difference discount divided dividend divisor dollars equal equated equivalent EXAMPLES exchange factors feet figure fraction gain or loss gold grain hence hundredths improper fraction inches invested July July 15 kilogrammes Measure metric system miles minuend months Multiply Note.—The number of days paid partners payable payment pound pound sterling premium present value present worth principal profit proportion quotient ratio received Reduce remainder root RULE sell semi-annually Sept silver simple interest sold Spanish dollars square storage subtract subtrahend term units weight wheat

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Page 391 - Multiply each payment by its term of credit, and divide the sum of the products by the sum of the payments ; the quotient will be the average term of credit.

Page 335 - ... in all parts of the United States, in payment of taxes, excises, public lands and all other dues to the United States, except for duties on imports ; and also for all salaries and other debts and demands owing by the United States to individuals, corporations and associations within the United States, except interest on the public debt...

Page 484 - The specific gravity of a substance is the ratio of its weight to the weight of an equal volume of some other substance taken as a standard.

Page 20 - Los números cardinales 0: zero 1: one 2: two 3: three 4: four 5: five 6: six 7: seven 8: eight 9: nine 10: ten 11: eleven 12: twelve 13: thirteen 14: fourteen 15: fifteen 16: sixteen 17: seventeen 18: eighteen 19: nineteen 20: twenty...

Page 387 - No corporation shall hereafter, interpose the defense of usury in any action. The term corporation, as used in this section, shall be construed to include all associations, and joint-stock companies having any of the powers and privileges of corporations not possessed by individuals or partnerships.

Page 199 - Separate the given number into periods of two figures each, by placing a dot over units, hundreds, &c.

Page 477 - 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. The curve which bounds the circle is called the circumference Any portion of the circumference is called an arc.

Page 76 - The Greatest Common Divisor of two or more numbers is the greatest number that will exactly divide each of them.

Page 481 - A pyramid (Fig. 54) is a solid whose base is a polygon and whose sides are triangles uniting at a common point, called the vertex.