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acres amount annex annuity annum average Avoirdupois balance bill bonds broker brokerage bushels canceled Cash centimes ciphers common denominator common fraction compound interest Compound Numbers compute contains cost coupon bonds cube root currency decimal places difference discount Divide dividend dollars draft Dry Measure equal EXAMPLES FOR PRACTICE exchange expressed feet long figures Find the interest Find the value Focal Date fractional units gallon given number gold greatest common divisor Hence hundredths improper fraction Insurance invested July least common multiple longitude measure method minuend mixed number months Multiply NOTE.—The number of days number of terms OPERATION par value payable payment percentage pound premium prime factors principal proportion purchased quotient rate per cent ratio reckoned Reduce remainder rule RULE.—I RULE.—Multiply share simple numbers sold SOLUTION square root subtract thousandths Troy weight whole number write yard

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Page 127 - 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 135 - Thirty days hath September, April. June, and November; All the rest have thirty.one, Save February, which alone Hath twenty.eight; and one day more We add to it one year in four.

Page 329 - States, shall be that of the pure metal of such coin of standard value," and that "the value of the standard coins in circulation of the various nations of the world shall be estimated annually by the Director of the Mint, and be proclaimed on the 1st day of January by the Secretary of the Treasury.

Page 208 - Compute the interest to the time of the first payment ; if that be one year or more from the time the interest commenced, add it to the principal, and deduct the payment from the sum total. If there, be after payments made, compute the interest on the balance due to the next payment, and then deduct the payment as above; and, in like manner, from one payment to another, till all the payments are absorbed ; provided the time between one payment and another be one year or more.

Page 399 - Also the square of either of the two sides which form the right angle is equal to the square of the hypothenuse diminished by the square of the other side.

Page 125 - Dry Measure 2 pints 1 quart 8 quarts 1 peck 4 pecks 1 bushel...

Page 399 - The square described on the hypothenuse of a rightangled triangle is equal to the sum of the squares described on the other two sides.

Page 210 - Find the amount of each payment from the time it was made to the time of settlement. III. Subtract the sum of the amounts of the payments from the amount of the principal, and the remainder will be the sum due.

Page 208 - But if any payments be made before one year's interest hath accrued, then compute the interest on the principal sum due on the obligation, for one year, add- it to the principal, and compute the interest on the sum paid, from the time it was paid up to the end of the year; add it to the sum paid, and deduct that sum from the principal and interest, added as above...

Page 346 - Multiply the divisor, thus augmented, by the last figure of the root, and subtract the product from the dividend, and to the remainder bring down the next period for a new dividend.