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added amount average balance base bill bonds bushels called capital Cash cent charges ciphers commission common compound compute contained contents cost cube cubic currency decimal denominator diameter difference discount Divide dividend divisor dollar draft equal EXAMPLES EXAMPLES FOR PRACTICE exchange expressed factors feet figures Find fraction francs gain given gives gold greatest Hence hundred inches Insurance interest invested January July least length less London loss March marks means measure method months Multiply NOTE OPERATION paid payable payment percentage period pound premium present prime principal proceeds proportion purchased quotient ratio received reckoned Reduce remainder result root rule sell share sides simple sold SOLUTION square standard subtract TABLE term third units weight whole number worth write yard York

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Page 107 - 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 115 - 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 309 - 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 188 - 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 375 - 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 105 - Dry Measure 2 pints 1 quart 8 quarts 1 peck 4 pecks 1 bushel...

Page 375 - 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 190 - 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 188 - 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 326 - 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.