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19. From 365 dollars 90 cents, take 168 dols. 99 cents

Ans. $196, 91 cts. 14. From 249 dollars 45 cents, take 180 dollars.

Ans. $69, 45 cts. 15. From 100 dollars, take 45 cts. Ans. $99, 55 cts.

16. From ninety dollars and ten cents, take forty dol. lars and nineteen cents.

Ans. S49, 91 cts. 17. Froin forty-one dollars eight cents, take one dollar nive cents.

Ans. SS9, 99 cts. 18. From 3 cols. take 7 cts. Ans. $2, 93 cts. 19. From ninety-nine dollars, take ninety-nine cents.

Ans. 398, 1 ct. 20. From twenty dols. take twenty cents and one mill.

Ans. $19, 79 cts. 9 mills. 21. From three dollars, take one hundred and ninetynine cents.

Ans. S1, 1 ct. 22. From 20 dols. take 1 dime. Ans. $19, 90 ct

23. Fiom nine dollars and r.inety cents, takene niin dimes.

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Ans. () ren 72. 24. Jack'sma' million, take nine hundred and ninetynine thousand.

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

thousand.

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

Ans. 999999,

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.

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per lb. ?

3. What is the value of 29 pairs of men's shoes, at 1 dollar 51 cents per pair ? Ans. $43, 79 cents.

4. What cost 131 yards of Irish linen, at S8 cents per yard?

Ans. 349, 78 cents. 5. What cost 140 reams of paper, at 2 dollars 55 cents

Ans. $329. 6. What cost 144 lb of hyson tea, at 3 dollai's 51 cents

Ans. $505, 44 cents. . What cost 94 bushels of ats, at 33 cents per bushel?

Ans. $31, 2 cents. 8. What do 50 firkins of butter come to, at 7 dollars 14 cents per firkin ?

Ans. 8357 3. What cost 12 cwt. of Malaga raisins, at 7 dollais $1 cents per cwt..

Ans $87, 72 cents. 10. Bought 37 horses for shipping, at 52 dollars per head ; what do they come to ?

As. $1924. 11. What is the amount of 500 lbs of hog's-lard, at 15 cents

per
Ib. ?

Ains. $75. 12. What is the value of 75 yards of satin, at 5 dollars 75 cents per yard ?

Ans. $281, 25 cents. 13. What cost 367 acres of land, at 14 dols. 67 cents

Ans. $5583, 89 cents. 14. What dues 857 bls. pork come +0, at 18 vols. cents per bl.?

Ans. 6!62231 cent 15. What ilves 15 tons of Haycoweto, Polsa cts. per ton ?

Ans. 8611,70.couts 16. Find the amount of the following

BILL OF PARCELS.

New London, March 9. 181+ Ji. Janes Paywell, Bought of William Mercke

98 lb. of Green Tea, at %, 15 per lb. ilb. of Coffee,

at 0.21 34 lb. of Leaf Sugar,

atı, 19 sand. t. of Malaya Raisins, st 7, 5! per cut. 3. MP

of Butter, at 7, 14 per fir. duct to ng peels of Cats,

at 0, S3

busiu. Ms. Of mors Shoes, at l, 12 per pair

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Seuf worsted Hos, at ], 04 per pair

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A SHORT RULE. Note. The value of 100 lbs. of any article will be just as many dollars as the article is cents a pound.

For 100 lb. at 1 cent per lb.=100 cents=1 dollar.

100 lb. of beef at 4 cents a lb. comes to 400 cents=4 dollars, &c.

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DIVISION OF WHOLE NUMBERS. SIMPLE DIVISION teaches to find how many times one whole number is contained in another; and also what remains; and is a concise way of performing several subtractions.

Four principai parts are to be noticed in Division : ; 1. The Dividend, or number given to be divided.. 2. The Divisor, or number given to divide by.

3. The Quotient, or answer to the question, which shows how many times the divisor is contained in the dividend.

4. The Remainder, which is always less than the di

br, and of the same name with the Dividend. mine

RULE. st, seek how many times the divisor is contained in ay of the left hand figures of the dividend as are queesary

oceany, (that is, and the greatest figura that the 22.

isor can be multiplied by, so as to produce a product it shall not exceed the part of the diviilend used) when nd, place the figure in the quotient ; multiply the di.

sor by this quotient figure; place the product under 1. jat part of the dividend used; then subtract it therethan them, and bring down the next figure of the dividend to 2. W right hand of the remainder, after which, you must

; ana thek, multiply and sustract, till you have brought down 3. "ery figure of the dividend.

Proof. Multiply the H and quotient to 4. Froadd

Pero add the remainder if there be any to the prodys. . Now if avork be right, the sum wil be equal to the directly towards 1 bow far

nother method which some make me of to pane pa y follows: viz. Add the remainder and

several quotient figures multiplied

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2 EXAMPLES. 1. How many times is 4 2. Divide 3656 dollars contained in 9391 ?

equally among 8 men. Divisor, Div.Quotient. Divisor, Div. Quotient. 49391(2347

8)3656(457 8

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0 Rem. together, according to the order in which they stand in the work ; and this sum, when the work is right will be equal to the dividend.

A third method of proof by excess of nines is as follows, viza

1. Cas. the nines out of the divisor and place the excess on the left hand.

2. Do the same with the quotient and place it on the right hand.

3. Multiply these two figures together, and add tbeir product to the remainder, and reject the nines and place the ex. cess at top.

4. Casi the nines out of the dividend and place the excest at bottom.

Note. If the sum it right the top and botton be alike.

Ans. 10110177

Divisor, Div.Quotient. 95) 85595(901

61) 286097469 756)863256(1172

479 25 i 104(532 there remains 664. 9. Divide 1893312 by 912.

Airs. 207 6. 110 divide 1893512 by 2076.

Ans, 912. 11. Divide 47234149 by 4674.

12. What is the quotient of 330098048 divided by 4207 ?

Ans. 78464. 13. What is the quotient of 761858465 divided by 8465 ?

Ans. 90001. 14. inaw often does 761858465 contain 90001?

Ans, 8465. 15. How many times 58475 can you have in 1191846:3?

Ans. 509739812 16 Divide 280208122081 by 912314.

Quotient 307140711315 MORE EXADI PLES FOR EXERCISE. Divisor. Dividend. Remainder. 294063)590624922(Quotient) 85978 47614 5278791867

9132 987654)988641654

.0 CASE II. When there are cyphers at the right hand of the divi. şor; cut off the cyphers in the divisor, and the same

number of figures from the right hand of the diviilend de, then divide the remaining ones as usual, aad to the re

pander (if any) annex those figures cut off from the divi

nd, and you will have the true remainder.

EXAMPLES.

1. Divide 4673625 "by 21400. 21400)46756)23(218,417% true quotient by Restitution.

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