The Complete Arithmetic: Oral and Written
Ivison, Blakeman, Taylor & Company, 1874 - 272 pages
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acre altitude ANALYSIS.-Since ANALYSIS.-The angles annual annuity arithmetical progression barrel base bill bought brokerage bushel cash circumference coins commission common difference compound interest contains cost couplet cube root cubic feet cubic foot currency decimal Defs denomination diameter divided dividend divisor dollars Dry Measure equal equated exchange Find the amount Find the area Find the square flour francs frustum gallons geometrical progression given number gold guilders Hence inches Insurance invested kilogram last term loss measure meters Milreis number of terms OPERATION ORAL EXERCISES paid payable payment percentage pound premium present worth principal proceeds profit proportional quotient rate per cent ratio Reichsmarks required term Rhombus rods Rule RULE.-I selling share side silver slant height sold square root surface term of credit triangle units volume weight WRITTEN EXERCISES yard
Page 91 - Thirty days after sight of this first of exchange (second and third of the same tenor and date unpaid...
Page 236 - 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 197 - A circle is a plane figure bounded by a curved line, called the circumference, every point of which is equally distant from a point within called the center.
Page 241 - DRY MEASURE 2 pints (pt.) = 1 quart (qt.) 8 quarts =1 peck (pk.) 4 pecks = 1 bushel (bu...
Page 124 - Four quantities are in proportion when the ratio of the first to the second is equal to the ratio of the third to the fourth.
Page 135 - If it take 13500 bricks to build a wall 200 ft. long, 20 ft. high, and 16 in. thick, each brick being 8 in. long, 4 in. wide, and 2 in. thick, how many bricks 10 in.
Page 90 - This price varies, according to the relative conditions of trade and commercial credit at the two places between which exchange is made. Thus, if Boston is largely indebted to Paris, bills of exchange on Paris will bear a high price in Boston.
Page 51 - RULE. — I. Find the amount of the given principal to the time of the first payment, and if this payment equals or exceeds the interest then due, subtract it from the amt.
Page 108 - The Term of Credit is the time from the contracting of a debt to the date of its becoming due.
Page 253 - The terms folio, quarto, octavo, duodecimo, etc., indicate the number of leaves into which a sheet of paper is folded. A sheet folded in 2 leaves is called a Folio. A sheet folded in 4 leaves...