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

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 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 116 - CUBIC MEASURE 1728 cubic inches (cu. in.) = 1 cubic foot (cu. ft.) 27 cubic feet = 1 cubic yard (cu. yd.) 128 cubic feet = 1 cord (cd...
Σελίδα 111 - DRY MEASURE 2 pints (pt.) = 1 quart (qt.) 8 quarts =1 peck (pk.) 4 pecks = 1 bushel (bu...
Σελίδα 163 - ... while the legislative authority is vested in a National Congress, consisting of a Senate and a House of Deputies, the former numbering...
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 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...
Σελίδα 92 - The rule for casting interest, when partial payments have been made, is to apply the payment, in the first place, to the discharge of the interest then due. " If the payment exceeds the interest, the surplus goes towards discharging the principal, and the subsequent interest is to be computed on the balance of principal remaining due.