expressing in customary weights and measures the weights and measures of the metric system.” The following are tables of equivalents: 1 meter = 39.37 inches. 1 yd. =.9144 m. į kilometer=.62137 mile. 1 rod=5.029 m. 1 sq. meter =1.196 sq. yds. 1 mile=1.6093 Km. 1 cu. meter =1.308 cu. yds. 1 sq. yd.=.8361 sq. m. 1 Are=119.6 sq. yds. 1 acre = 40.47 ares. 1 hectar=2.471 acres. 1 sq. mile=259 Ha. 1 liter =1.0567 quarts. 1 cubic foot = 28.317 liters. 1 hektoliter = 2.8375 bu. 1 cubic yard=.7645 cu. m. 1 ster =.2759 cord. 1 liquid quart=.9465 liter. 1 gram = 15.432 grains, 1 bushel =.35243 Hl. Troy. 1 ID. Troy=.37324 Kg. 1 kilogram = 2.2046 I. 1 Ib. Avoir.=.4536 Kg. Avoir. The first column of equivalents gives the approxi. mate legalized values, and contains most of the denomi. nations in common use. MARKING GOODS RULE FOR MARKING GOODS TO MAKE SPECIFIC PROFITS. In marking goods bought by the dozen to make a specific per cent of profit, the following will be of assistance: To make 1242 per cent, remove the decimal point and add one-sixteenth. To make 1643 per cent, remove the decimal point and add one-thirty-sixth. To make 1834 per cent, remove the decimal point and add one-ninety-sixth. To make 20 per cent, remove the decimal point one place to the left. To make 25 per cent, remove the decimal point and add one-twenty-fourth. To make 26 per cent, remove the decimal point and add one-twenty-sixth. To make 28 per cent, remove the decimal point and add one-fifteenth. To make 30 per cent, remove the decimal point and add one-twelfth. To make 32 per cent, remove the decimal point and add one-tenth. To make 3313 per cent, remove the decimal point and add one-ninth. To make 35 per cent, remove the decimal point and add one-eighth. To make 3712 per cent, remove the decimal point and add one seventh. To make 40 per cent, remove the decimal point and add one-sixth. To make 44 per cent, remove the decimal point and add one-fifth. To make 50 per cent, remove the decimal point and add one-fourth. To make 60 per cent, remove the decimal point and add one-third. To make 80 per cent, remove the decimal point and add one-half. INDEX A Page “A 1,” DEFINITION OF..... 161 Abatement, Definition of... 161 Abbreviations and arbitrary signs used in business.. 175 Abridgement and compilation.. 74 Absolute endorsement, Definition of.. 161 Absorbed, Definition of..... 161 Account closed card..... 186 Definition of...... 161 Accounting, Corporation.... 32 Accrued dividend, Definition of. 161 Acknowledgement of deeds... 60 Acknowledgements, Before whom taken.. 60 Acquittance, Definition of.... 161 Actual assets, Definition of.. 161 Adaptability of card systems. 180 Adjustment bond, Definition of. 161 formulas...... 125 mortgage, Definition of. 161 Adjustments, Fire insurance. 113 Advantages of card systems.. 180 of vertical filing. 212 Advertising 136 Appropriations for.... 194 copy, Preparation of. 139 Form of reference book for.. 195. in the mail order business.. 117 Method of keying.... 137 Mediums to be used in. 136 necessary to success in mail order business 187 Advertising, Object of 137 190 198 194 143 192 145 139 137 138 213 161 104 206 23 21 20 21 23 23 21 23 20 22 22 22 206 50 44 44 272 272 272 22 Aliquot parts of time...... percentages of one hundred.. Exemption laws of..... Eight-hour law of. Exemption laws of. 272 78 40 B Who may become. 162 16 |