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TABLE OF CONTENTS.

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SECTION IV. THE METRIC System (pp. 91-113).

1. The Metric System .

2. Commercial Uses

3. Table of Equivalents

4. Conversion by Method of Approximation

5. Conversion by Method of Multiples

Multiple Tables

6. Equivalent Prices with Foreign Rates

7. Equivalent Prices with Sterling Rates

8. Equivalent Prices by the Tables

9, 10. Equivalent Prices by Fixed Numbers

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SECTION V. PROPORTION AND PERCENTAGES (pp. 114-140).

1. Proportion

2. Proportional Parts

3. Mixtures.

A, B. Dilution of Spirits etc.

4. Mixtures of all kinds

A, B, C, D. The Method of Linkages .

5. Alcohol Strengths

6. Alloys

7. Percentages

Methods of Calculation.

8. Partnership

9. Freehold Property

10. Taxes

11. Duties

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Instances of various Books

3. Equation of Payments

4. Averaging and Balancing of Accounts

1o. Rule for Averaging Accounts

20. Rule for Cash Balance

3o. Rule for Monthly Statements

5. Payments on Account

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SECTION IX.

EXCHANGES AND EXCHANGE OPERATIONS (pp. 214–277).

1. Moneys and Bullion

2. Weights and Measures

3. Modern Coinages

4. Exchanges

5. Foreign Exchanges .

6. Bills of Exchange

7. Bills of Lading

8. Quotations in Newspapers

9. Methods of Payment

10. Exchange Operations

11. Direct Remittances.

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