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### Contents

 CHAPTER PAGE I PERCENTAGE 1 RATIO AND PROPORTION 61 POWERS AND Roots 77 METRIC MEASURES 97 STOCKS AND BONDS 109 BANKING 119 ExcHANGE 135
 MEASUREMENT OF SOLIDS 145 VOCATIONAL PROBLEMS 153 GENERAL REVIEW 165 APPENDIX 187 DEFINITIONS OF COMMON TERMS 219 INDEX 225 Copyright

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Page 205 - CUBIC MEASURE 1728 cubic inches (cu. in.) = 1 cubic foot (cu. ft.) 27 cubic feet = 1 cubic yard (cu. yd.) 128 cubic feet = 1 cord (cd...
Page 79 - Which proves that the square of a number composed of tens and units contains, the square of the tens plus twice the product of the tens by the units, plus the square of the units.
Page 207 - Time 60 seconds (sec.) = 1 minute (min.) 60 minutes = 1 hour (hr.) 24 hours = 1 day (da.) 7 days = 1 week (wk.) 365 days = 1 common year...
Page 204 - SQUARE MEASURE 144 square inches (sq. in.) = 1 square foot (sq. ft.) 9 square feet = 1 square yard (sq. yd.) 30| square yards = 1 square rod (sq. rd.) 160 square rods = 1 acre (A.) 640 acres = 1 square mile (sq.
Page 94 - Multiply the divisor, thus increased, by the last figure of the root; subtract the product from the dividend, and to the remainder bring down the next period for a new dividend. 5. Double the whole root already found for a new divisor, and continue the operation as before, until all the periods are brought down. NOTE.
Page 84 - In a right triangle the square of the hypotenuse equals the sum of the squares of the other two sides or legs.
Page 54 - THE UNITED STATES RULE. Find the amount of the principal to the time when the payment, or sum of the payments, equals or exceeds the interest.
Page 84 - In a right triangle, the side opposite the right angle is called the hypotenuse and is the longest side.
Page 67 - If 8 men can do a piece of work in 9 days, how long will it take one man to do the same work ? 17.