## A Complete Arithmetic: With Oral and Written Exercises |

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**invested**? 14. B paid $ 650 for a lot , on which he built a house for $ 5785 , the fence around the lot cost $ 167 , the pavement cost $ 243 , and the plumbing cost $ 315 . He sold the property and cleared $ 1200 ; what did he receive ... Page 100

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**invested**of his capital in groceries , of the remainder in dry goods , of what then remained in hard- ware , of what then remained in notions , and the balance in glassware ; what was his capital , if he**invested**$ 700 more in ... Page 183

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**invested**, increased by 2 % of itself , PROCESS . $ 3000 , Ans . is $ 3075 . 1.025 ) $ 3075.000 3075 If 1021 % , or 1.02 times the sum**invested**, is $ 3075 , that sum must be $ 3075 divided by 1.02 , which is $ 3000 . 3. An agent sold ... Page 184

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**invested**? 13. An agent bought 75 horses on a commission of 11 % : the transportation cost $ 250 ; the entire cost was $ 20,500 ; what did the agent pay a head for the horses ? 14. An agent received a certain sum of money to invest in ... Page 185

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**invested**the proceeds in wheat at 60 cents a bushel , charging 3 % commission for buying ; how many bushels of wheat did he buy ? 24. My agent in Boston sold a shipment of flour , for which he charged me 5 % commission : I instructed ...### Other editions - View all

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### Popular passages

Page 32 - DIVISION is the process of finding how many times one number is contained in another, or of finding one of the equal parts of a number.

Page 145 - 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 21 - Multiplication is the process of taking one number as many times as there are units in another.

Page 115 - 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 245 - A sphere is a solid bounded by a curved surface, every point of which is equally distant from a point within called the center.

Page 112 - TABLE. 10 Mills (m.) = 1 Cent . . ct. 10 Cents = 1 Dime . . d. 10 Dimes = 1 Dollar . $. 10 Dollars = 1 Eagle . E.

Page 118 - Liquid Measure 4 gills (gi.) = 1 pint (pt.) 2 pints = 1 quart (qt.) 4 quarts = 1 gallon (gal...

Page 212 - In any proportion, the product of the means is equal to the product of the extremes.

Page 121 - For the purpose of measuring angles, the circumference is divided into 360 equal parts, called degrees ; each degree into 60 equal parts, called minutes ; each minute into 60 equal parts called seconds.

Page 114 - TROY WEIGHT. 24 grains (gr.) 1 pennyweight (pwt.) 20 pennyweights, 1 ounce (oz.) 12 ounces ... 1 pound (Ib.) Troy weight is used in weighing gold, silver, precious stones, etc. APOTHECARIES