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### Contenido

 SECT 1 MULTIPLICATION 15 FRACTIONS 59 DECIMAL FRACTIONS 66 CUBE ROOT 99 SECT 108 SOLIDITY CAPACITY AND WEIGHT 130 XVL FRACTIONAL MEASURES 143
 SIMPLE INTEREST 179 COMPOUND INTEREST 187 PRESENT WORTH AND DISCOUNT 194 PROFIT AND LOSS 201 RATIO AND PROPORTION 210 EQUATION OF PAYMENTS 218 THE METRIC SYSTEM 224 MEASUREMENT OF SOLIDITY 233

 DECIMAL COINAGE 153

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