The Chain Rule: A Manual of Brief Commercial Arithmetic

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Effingham Wilson, 1844 - 72 pages

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Page 68 - PRACTICAL MERCANTILE CORRESPONDENCE. A Collection of Modern Letters of Business, with Notes, Critical and Explanatory, and an Appendix, containing a Dictionary of Commercial Technicalities, pro forma Invoices, Account Sales, Bills of Lading, and Bills of Exchange ; also an Explanation of the German Chain Rule.
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