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### Contents

 MULTIPLICATION OF INTEGRAL NUMBERS 31 DIVISION OF INTEGRAL NUMBERS 43 DECIMAL FRACTIONS 74 FACTORS MEASURES MULTIPLES 90 COMPOUND QUANTITIES 148 MEASUREMENTS 180 PERCENTAGE 206 PROPORTION 252
 METRIC MEASURES 277 MISCELLANEOUS EXAMPLES By Topics 290 PAGA 337 Foreign Exchange 343 Compound Interest Problems 349 Scales of Notation 356 Settlement of Accounts 362 Division by Factors 368

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Page 357 - 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.
Page 150 - Dry Measure 2 pints (pt.) =1 quart (qt.) 8 quarts = 1 peck (pk.) 4 pecks = 1 bushel (bu.) 2150.42 cu.
Page 341 - Thirty days after sight of this first of exchange (second and third of the same tenor and date unpaid...
Page 158 - 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...
Page 272 - ... is equal to the square root of the difference of the squares of the hypotenuse and the other side.
Page 146 - LIQUID MEASURE 4 gills (gi.) = 1 pint (pt.) 2 pints — 1 quart (qt...
Page 270 - Multiply the divisor, thus increased, by the last figure of the root; subtract the product from the dividend, and to the remainder bring down the next period for a new dividend. 5. Double the whole root already found for a new divisor, and continue the operation as before, until all the periods are brought down. NOTE.
Page 251 - That is, in any proportion either extreme is equal to the product of the means divided by the other extreme ; and either mean is equal to the product of the extremes divided by the other mean.
Page 85 - In this and the following examples, answers to the nearest hundredth are sufficiently correct. 11. A cubic foot of platinum, the heaviest substance known, weighs 1365 pounds. A cubic foot of water weighs 62.5 pounds. How many times as heavy as water is platinum ? 12. How many times as heavy as water is common sand, a cubic foot of sand weighing 103 pounds ? 13. Granite is 2.72 times as heavy as water. Find the weight of a cubic foot of granite. 14. Wrought iron is 7.77 times as heavy as water. Find...
Page 156 - Square Measure 144 square inches (sq. in.) = 1 square foot (sq. ft.) 9 square feet = 1 square yard (sq. yd.) 30j square yards = 1 square rod (sq.