If the correction is not enough, or if it is too much, the index number next month will tell the story.
Each unit is given an index number, and all post offices in the unit have the same index number.
The basis of it should be the change in the index number of prices of all important commodities produced within the country.
Here in F of F—B there is an index number which evidently points to a note at the bottom of the next page.
Suppose the index number of profits so calculated for a given period of time proves to be, for example, 18 per cent.
A definite and simple criterion for the required adjustments is at hand—the now familiar "index number" of prices.
Yet the selection of such an index number is open to all the difficulties attaching to a similar index number of prices.
Suppose, for instance, that next month the index number is found to remain unchanged at 101.
Prognathism, or projection of the jaws (index number of facial angle about 70, as compared with the Caucasian 82).
It also comes low on the rent table, having an index number little more than half that of Berlin.