How to Become Quick at Figures: Comprising the Shortest, Quickest, and Best Methods of Business Calculations

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H. B. Nims, 1886 - 190 σελίδες
 

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Σελίδα 68 - Multiply as in whole numbers, and from the right hand of the product point off as many figures for decimals as there are decimal places in both factors.
Σελίδα 93 - If the payment be less than the interest, the surplus of interest must not be taken to augment the principal ; but interest continues on the former principal until the period when the payments taken together exceed the interest due, and then the surplus is to be applied towards discharging the principal ; and interest is to be computed on the balance, as aforesaid.
Σελίδα 111 - DRY MEASURE 2 pints (pt.) = 1 quart (qt.) 8 quarts =1 peck (pk.) 4 pecks = 1 bushel (bu...
Σελίδα 115 - SQUARE MEASURE 144 square inches (sq. in.) = 1 square foot (sq. ft.) 9 square feet — 1 square yard (sq.
Σελίδα 115 - 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.
Σελίδα 97 - TABLE. 16 Drams (dr.) make 1 Ounce, marked oz. 16 Ounces " 1 Pound, " Ib. 25 Pounds " 1 Quarter, " qr. 4 Quarters " 1 Hundred Weight, " cwt 20 Hundred Weight " 1 Ton,
Σελίδα 107 - LIQUID MEASURE 4 gills (gi.) = 1 pint (pt.) 2 pints = 1 quart (qt...
Σελίδα 109 - Troy Weight. 24 grains (gr.) — 1 pennyweight (dwt). 20 pennyweights — 1 ounce (oz.) 12 ounces — 1 pound (Ib.).
Σελίδα 166 - Chambers constitutes the chief legislative power in the kingdom. The executive is in the hands of the king, who acts under the advice of a Council of State, composed of ten members, seven of which are ministerial heads of departments, namely : — 1.
Σελίδα 93 - ... principal remaining due. If the payment be less than the interest, the surplus of interest must not be taken to augment the principal; but interest continues on the former principal until the period when the payments, taken together, exceed the interest due...

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