## Commercial Arithmetic |

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... or by effecting a cross multiplication as shown by the connecting or tracing lines in the operation . Rules . - 1 .

... or by effecting a cross multiplication as shown by the connecting or tracing lines in the operation . Rules . - 1 .

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Page 126 - LIQUID MEASURE 4 gills (gi.) = 1 pint (pt.) 2 pints = 1 quart (qt.) 4 quarts = 1 gallon (gal.) 31| gallons = 1 barrel (bbl...

Page 105 - TIME 60 seconds (sec.) = 1 minute (min.) 60 minutes =1 hour (hr.) 24...

Page 140 - CUBIC MEASURE. 1728 cubic inches (cu. in. ) = 1 cubic foot (cu. ft.).

Page 147 - A circle is a plane figure bounded by a curved line, every point of which is equally distant from a point within called the center.

Page 129 - 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 127 - LENGTH 12 inches (in.) = 1 foot (ft.) 3 feet = 1 yard (yd.) 5| yards = 1 rod (rd.) 320 rods = 1 mile (mi.) 1 mile = 1,760 yd.

Page 41 - A fraction is one or more of the equal parts of a unit...

Page 194 - The Present Worth of a debt, payable at a future time without interest, is such a sum as, being put at legal interest, will amount to the given debt when it becomes due.

Page 129 - 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 227 - A contract of two or more competent persons, to place their money, effects, labor and skill, or some or all of them, in lawful commerce or business, and to divide the profit and bear the loss in certain proportions.