Book-keeping, by single and double entry

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Hamilton, 1847 - 174 Seiten
 

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Seite 140 - Multiply the numerators together for a new numerator, and the denominators together for a new denominator.
Seite 143 - The rule for the placing of the decimal point is to have as many decimals in the product as there are in the multiplier and multiplicand together.
Seite 137 - Let it, however, be firmly impressed on the mind, that all quantities whatever, having the fractional form, represent the quotient resulting from the division of the numerator by the denominator; the importance of this will be seen as we proceed.
Seite 20 - Three months after date pay to my order the sum of two hundred and twelve pounds sixteen shillings and sixpence, for ma- chinery, G. Scott. To Mr. John Gordon, 17, Finch Lane, Cornhitt.
Seite 7 - PREFACE TO THE SECOND EDITION THE demand for a second edition of this work within three...
Seite 139 - ... the denominator by the same number, the value of the fraction is in the same proportion diminished (Art.
Seite 127 - It is sometimes thought, that though double entry may be a very proper mode of Book-keeping for merchants, it cannot be advantageously applied to such modes of business as manufacturing, retailing, &c.
Seite 35 - ... Cuviers, the Huttons, the Cavendishes, and the Watts, with their successors the practical philosophers of the present age, — men whose achievements in physical science we find marked on the surface of the country in characters which might be read from the moon, — are not adequately represented ; — it would perhaps be more correct to say that they are not represented at all ; and the clergy as a class suffer themselves to linger far in the rear of an intelligent and accomplished laity, —...
Seite 43 - ... method which thought uses in the accomplishment of its own ends. The purpose which it fulfils is closely related to that of Analysis, though the specific method of abstraction has its own differentia, 'The reflective idea which guides it,' says Bosanquet, ' is the equivalent in general knowledge of the mathematical axiom that if equals be taken from equals the remainders are equal.
Seite 139 - ... fraction ; and from this example, it will be seen that all improper fractions may be expressed as a mixed number, consisting of a whole number and a fraction, and vice versa, all such mixed numbers may be represented as improper fractions. Thus in the mixed number 2^, if the whole number 2 be...

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