# Mathematics of Finance

H. Holt, 1921 - Business - 280 pages

### What people are saying -Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

### Popular passages

Page 223 - The Integral Part of a logarithm is called the Characteristic, and the decimal part the Mantissa.
Page 220 - The logarithm of a quotient is equal to the logarithm of the dividend minus the logarithm of the divisor.
Page 220 - I. The logarithm of a product equals the sum of the logarithms of the factors.
Page 157 - The general formula for the number of combinations of n things taken r at a time is C(n,r) = r\(nr)\ We have to find the number of combinations of 12 things taken 9 at a time.
Page 243 - Elements of an arithmetical progression. Let a represent the first term, d the common difference, n the number of terms considered, I the nth, or last, term, and s the sum of the series.
Page 221 - Prop. 4. — The logarithm of any root of a number is the logarithm of the number divided by the number expressing the degree of the root. DEM. — Let a be the base, and x the logarithm of m. Then ar=m. Extracting the £th root we have a"= ^/m.
Page 114 - Engineers appointed to formulate principles and methods for the valuation of railroad property and other public utilities.
Page 266 - ... 3 per cent. ? 4£ per cent. ? 5 per cent. ? 6 per cent. ? 7 per cent. ? 7£ per cent. ? 8 per cent.? 9 per cent. ? 10 per cent.
Page 224 - We shall now proceed to show that the mantissa of the logarithm of a number is independent of the position of the decimal point.
Page 160 - They are said to be mutually exclusive when the occurrence of any one of them on a particular occasion excludes the occurrence of any other on that occasion.