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Eighth

One eighth of a point or dollar. Prior to the decimalization of quotes, one might find a quote for so many eighths of a dollar. See also: Drill bit.

eighth

One eighth of a point. With bond quotes, an eighth represents 1/8 of a percent. For example, a quote of $90 1/8 indicates 90 1/8 % of par, or usually, $901.25 per bond.
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Lake -- eighth grade, 8%; 10th grade, 22%; 12th grade, 33%
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Two items centered upon the category denoted as importance: "I think it is important to do well in mathematics at school" and "I think mathematics is important to everyone's life." On a rating scale from l-4, 95.1% of American eighth grade students overall strongly agreed or agreed that math study is very important, where the mean and standard deviation of the total score was 3.52 and 0.54, respectively.
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