## The Progressive Higher Arithmetic: For Schools, Academies, and Mercantile Colleges : Containing the Analytic and Synthetic Methods, and Forming a Complete Treatise on Arithmetical Science and Its Commercial and Business Applications |

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Page 193 - TABLE. 4 farthings (far. or qr.) make 1 penny d. 12 pence " 1 shilling, s. 20 shillings " 1 pound or sovereign . . £ or sov.

Page 312 - 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.

Page 78 - The Greatest Common Divisor of two or more numbers is the greatest number that will exactly divide each of them. Thu4, 18 is the greatest, common divisor...

Page 351 - 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 380 - The Square Root of a number is one of the two equal factors that produce the number ; thus the square root of 49 is 7, for 7 X 7 = 49.

Page 386 - The cube of a number composed of tens and units is equal to the cube of the tens, plus three times the square of the tens multiplied by the units, plus three times the tens multiplied by the square of the units, plus the cube of the units.

Page 171 - 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 94 - To reduce fractions to their lowest terms. A fraction is in its lowest terms when its numerator and denominator are prime to each other; that is, when both terms have no common divisor. 1. Reduce the fraction -|| to its lowest terms.

Page 191 - TABLE. 10 mills, (m.) make 1 cent, ct. 10 cents " 1 dime, d. 10 dimes " 1 dollar, $. 10 dollars

Page 173 - DRY MEASURE 2 pints (pt.) = 1 quart (qt.) 8 quarts =1 peck (pk.) 4 pecks = 1 bushel (bu...