The Progressive Higher Arithmetic: For Schools, Academies, and Mercantile Colleges : Forming a Complete Treatise on Arithmetical Science, and Its Commercial and Business Applications
Ivison, Blakeman, Taylor & Company, 1875 - 456 σελίδες
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acres amount Analysis annex Arithmetic bank barrels base bill bought bushels ciphers circumference column commission common denominator common fraction compound interest compound number contain continued fraction cost cube root currency decimal places diameter discount Divide dividend division dollars Dry Measure equal EXAMPLES FOR PRACTICE excess of 9's flour following Rule gain gallons geometrical progression given number gold greatest common divisor Hence the following hundred improper fraction inches insured integers invested least common multiple longitude measure miles minuend mixed number months multiplicand Multiply number of terms obtain operation payable payment pounds premium prime factors principal proceeds purchase quantity quotient rate per cent ratio received Reduce remainder repetend result right hand figure rods sell sold subtract subtrahend trial divisor units weight whole number worth write yards
Σελίδα 79 - Divide the less number by the remainder, the last divisor by the last remainder, and so on, till nothing remains. The last divisor will be the greatest common divisor sought.
Σελίδα 247 - In any proportion, the product of the means equals the product of the extremes.
Σελίδα 353 - Multiply each payment by its term of credit, and divide the sum of the products by the sum of the payments ; the quotient will be the average term of credit.
Σελίδα 314 - 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 427 - ... 2. The square of the base, or of the perpendicular, of a right-angled triangle is equal to the square of the hypothenuse diminished by the square of the other side.
Σελίδα 145 - MONEY. 10 mills = 1 cent. 10 cents = 1 dime. 10 dimes = 1 dollar. 10 dollars = 1 eagle.
Σελίδα 341 - That the value of foreign coin as expressed in the money of account of the United States shall be that of the pure metal of such coin of standard value...
Σελίδα 169 - A pile of wood 8 feet long, 4 feet wide, and 4 feet high, contains 1 cord ; and n cord foot is 1 foot in length of such a pile.