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William Frothingham Bradbury. CHAPTER LV . 1. A broker sells 100 shares of

mill stock at a commission of į % . What is the

broker's commission is computed on the par ( or nominal ) value of the shares ,

which is ...

William Frothingham Bradbury. CHAPTER LV . 1. A broker sells 100 shares of

mill stock at a commission of į % . What is the

**amount**of his commission ? Abroker's commission is computed on the par ( or nominal ) value of the shares ,

which is ...

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What is the

After the first discount the succeeding discounts are not upon the face of the bill ,

but upon the

What is the

**amount**for which a check must be drawn for payment of the account ?After the first discount the succeeding discounts are not upon the face of the bill ,

but upon the

**amount**remaining 3. Goods , listed at $ 600 , are bought at ... Page 94

What is the

of cloth containing 42 yards at $ 0.10 a yard . A pays $ 3 , and B pays $ 1.20 .

How many yards should each receive ? 4. A , B , and C hire a stable for $ 360 .

What is the

**amount**of the profit that each should receive ? 3. A and B buy a pieceof cloth containing 42 yards at $ 0.10 a yard . A pays $ 3 , and B pays $ 1.20 .

How many yards should each receive ? 4. A , B , and C hire a stable for $ 360 .

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If a staff 6 feet high cast a shadow 7 feet , what is the height of a stoeple which , at

the same time , casts a shadow of 150 feet ? 10. If a man's salary

6000 in 5 years , what will it

...

If a staff 6 feet high cast a shadow 7 feet , what is the height of a stoeple which , at

the same time , casts a shadow of 150 feet ? 10. If a man's salary

**amounts**to $6000 in 5 years , what will it

**amount**to in 9 years ? CHAPTER LXI . 1. What is the...

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What is the

the interest of $ 100 for 3 years ? What is the

What is the

**amount**for 1 month ? For 12 days ? For 15 days ? 41. At 7 % what isthe interest of $ 100 for 3 years ? What is the

**amount**for 5 years ? 42. What is the**amount**of $ 250 for 4 years and 2 months at 6 % ? At 8 % ? At 3 % ? At 4 % ?### What people are saying - Write a review

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Page 123 - 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 103 - A circle is a plane figure bounded by a curved line, called the circumference, every point of which is equally distant from a point within called the center.

Page 123 - SQUARE MEASURE 144 square inches (sq. in.) = 1 square foot (sq. ft.) 9 square feet — 1 square yard (sq.

Page 125 - Thirty days hath September, April. June, and November; All the rest have thirty.one, Save February, which alone Hath twenty.eight; and one day more We add to it one year in four.

Page 125 - Time. 60 seconds (S.) make 1 minute, marked M. 60 minutes, 1 hour, h. 24 hours, 1 day, d. 7 days, . 1 week, w. 4 weeks, 1 month, mo. 13 months, 1 day and 6 hours, 1 Julian year, yr. Thirty days hath September, April, June and November ; February twenty-eight alone, all the rest have thirtyone.

Page 124 - LIQUID MEASURE 4 gills (gi.) = 1 pint (pt.) 2 pints = 1 quart (qt...

Page 141 - If two men start from the same place, and travel in opposite directions, the one traveling at the rate of 3 miles an hour, and the other at the rate of 4 miles an hour, how far apart will they be at the end of 5 hours ? 11.

Page 106 - The surface of a sphere is equal to the product of its diameter by the circumference of a great circle.

Page 114 - If 6 men can do a piece of work in 12 days, how long will it take...

Page 123 - SOLID OR CUBIC MEASURE. 1728 cubic inches (cu. in. ) = 1 cubic foot (cu. ft.). 27 cubic feet = 1 cubic yard (cu. yd.). WOOD MEASURE. 16 cubic feet = 1 cord foot (cd. ft.).