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If the cents are less than ten, place a dyplier in the ten's place, or place of dimes.--Example.Write down four dollars and 7 cents. Thus, $4, 07 cts.

EXAMPLES 1 Find the sum of 304 dollars, 39 cents; 291 dollars, 9 cents; 136 dollars, 99 cents; 12 dollars and 10 cents,

(304, 39 Thus,

291, 09 136, 99 12, 10

Sum, 744, 57 Seven hundred forty-four dol

lars and fifty-seven cents.

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8. What is the sum total of 127 dols. 19 cents, 278 dois. 19 cents, $4 dols. 7 cents, 5 dols. 10 cents, and i dul. 99 cents ?

Ans. $446, 54 cts.

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9. What is the sum of 378 dols. 1 ct. 136 dols. 91 cts, 344 dols. 8 cts. and 365 dols.?

Ans. $1224. 10. What is the sum of 46 cents, 52 cents, 92 cents and 10 cents ?

Ans. 82. 11. What is the sum of 9 dimes, 8 dimes, and 80 cents ?

Ans. $21. 12. I received of A B and C a sum of money ; A paid me 95 dols. 43 cts. B paid me just three times as much as A, and C paid me just as much as A and B both ; can you tell me how much money C paid me ?

Ans. $381, 72 cents. 13. There is an excellent well built ship just returned from the Indies. The ship only is valued at 12145 dols. 86 ceuts; and one quarter of her cargo is worth 25411 dols. 65 cents. Pray what is the value of the whole ship and cargo?

Ans. $113792, 46 cts.

1811,

A TAILOR'S BILL. Mr. James Paywell,

To Timothy Taylor, Dr. 8. cts,

$. cts. April 15. To 25 yds. of Cloth, at 6, 50 per yd. 16 25 To 4 vds. Shalloon, 75

3 00 'To making your Coat,

2 50 To 1 silk Vest Pattern,

4 10 To making your Vest,

1 50 To Silk, Buttons, &c. for Vest, 0 45

Sum, $ 27 80

By an act of Congress, all the accounts of the United States, t'e salaries of all officers, the revenues, &c. are to be reckoned in federal miner; which podle of reckuning is so simple, easy and convenient. that it will $0ori come into conmon practice throughout all the states,

SIMPLE SUBTRACTION

Subtraction of whole Numbers, TEACHETH to take a less number froin a greater, of the same denomination, and thereby shows the difference, or remainder : as 4 dollars subtracted from 6 dollars, the remainder is two dollars.

RULE.

Place the least number under the greatest, so that units may stand under units, tens under tens, &c. and draw a line under them.

2. Begin at the right hand, and take each figure in tne lower line from the ngure above it, and set down the remainder.

3. If the lower figure is greater than that above it, add ten to the upper figure ; from which nuinber so increased, take the lower and set down the remainder, carrying one to the next lower number, with which proceed as before, and so on till the whole is finished.

PROOF.

Add the remainder to the least number, and the sum be equal to the greatest, the work is right.

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(7.) From 917144043605 Take 40600832164

(8.) 3562176255002 1235271082165

Rem.

(9.) (10.) (11.) (12.) From 100000 2521665 200000 10000 Take 65321 2000000 99999

1 Diff.

13. From 360418, take 293752. Ans. 66666. 14. From 765410, take 34747. Ans. 730663. 15. From 341209, take 198765. Ans. 142444. 16. From 1000/46, take 10009.

Ans. 90057. 17. From 2537804, take 2376982. Ans. 260822. 18. Froin ninety thousand, five hundred and forty-sis, take forty-two thousand, one hundred and nine.

Ans. 48437. 19. From fifty-four thousand and twenty-six, take nine thousand two hundred and fifty-four. Ans, 44772.

20. From one million, take nine hundred and ninety. pine thousand.

Ans. One thousand. 21. From nine hundred and eighty-seven millions, pke nine hundred and eighty-seven

thousand.

Ans. 986013000. 22. Subtract one from a million, and shew the remain

Ans. 999999,

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QUESTIONS. 1. How much is six hundred and sixty-seven, greater than three hundred and ninety-five ? Ans. 272.

2. What is the difference between twice twenty-seven, and three times forty-five ?

Ans. 81. 3. How much is 1200 greater than 365 and 721 added together

Ans. 114. 4. From New-London to Philadelphia is 240 miles. Now if a man should travel five days from New-London towards Philadelphia, at the rate of 39 miles each day, how far would he then be from Philadelphia. /

5. What other number with these four, viz. 21, 32, 16 and 12, will make 100 ?

Ans. 19. 6. A wine merchant bought 721 pipes of wine for 90846 dollars, and sold 543 pipes thereof for 89049 dollars; how many pipes has he remaining or unseld, and what do they stand him in? Ans. 178 pipes unsold, and they stand him in 1797 dols.

SUBTRACTION OF FEDERAL MONEY.

RULE. Place the numbers according to their value; that is, dollars under dollars, dimes under dimes, cents under cents, &c. and subtract as in whole numbers.

EXAMPLES.

per acre :

8. d. c. m. centfrom 45, 4 7 5 12. ke 43, 4 8 5

,ards 75 cents per yard :

Ans. $20, 13. What cost 367 acres of land, at 14 dols. 67 cents

* Ans. S5583, 89 cents. 14. What dues 857 bls. pork come to, at 18 'lols. cents per bl..

Ans. $90923. I cent 15. What does 15 tons of Haycowe tools ets. per ton ?

Ans. 8311, 70 cei 16. Find the amount of the following

BILL OF PARCELS.

New London, March 9. 18145 Jr. Janes Payuell, Bought of William Aercher 98 lb. of Green Tea,

at 2.0
15 per

ib. Tilb. of Coffee,

34 Ib. of Loaf Sugar, land.

t. of Malaga Raisins, t 7, 51 per cut. 3. M2 of Butter,

at 7, 14 per fir.

product tond of worsted Host

, at 1; 04 per pair. cessad's of Cats, at 0, s.) per bus? Soi me 's Shoes, at l,

at 1,

$. cts.

at 0/21
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