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9. What number maltiplied by 9, •vill make 2257

Ans. 26. ** 10. The quotient of a certain number is 457, and the divisor 8; what is the dividend ?

Ans. 3656. *** 11. What cost 9 yards of cloth, at 3s. per yard ?

Ans. 27s. 12. What cost 45 oxen, at 8l. per head? Ans. £360.

13. What cost 144 lb. of indigo, at 2 dols. 50 cts. Of 250 cents per lb.

Ans. $360. 14. Write down four thousand six hundred and seventeon, multiply it by twelve, divide the product by nine, and add 365 to the quotient, then from that sum subtract five thousand five hundred and twenty-one, and the remainder will be just 1000. Try it and see,

COMPOUND ADDITION, IS the adding of several numbers together, having dif ferent denominations, but of the same generic kind, is: pounds, shillings and pence, &c. Tuns, hundreds, quase ters, &c.

Rule.-1. Place the numbers so that those of the same denominn tion may stand directly under each other.

2. Add the first column or denomination together, as in wholc num bers ; then divide the sum by as many of the samo denomination au make one of the next greater; setting down the remainder under the column added, and carry the quotient to the rext superior denomina tion, continuing the same to the last, which add, as in simple addition..

1. STERLING MONEY,

Is the inoney of account in Great-Britain, and is reckon. ed in Pounds, Shillings, Pence and Farthings. See the Pence Tables.

* The reason of this rule is evident: For, addition of this money, as, I in the pence is equal to 4 in the farthings; 1 in the shillings, to 12 in the pence; and 1 in the pounds, to 20 in the shillings; therefore carrying as di rccted, is the arranging the money, arising from each column, properly in * the scale of denominations : and this reasoning will hold good in the ad. dition of compound numbers of any denomination whatever.

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12. Add 3041. 55. and 01d. 341. 19s. 7d.-71. 185. 5d -2471. Os. 11d.-19s. 6d. Iqr. and 45l. together. :

Ans. £. 640 3s. 5 d. 13. Find the sum total of 141. 19s. 60.-111. 4s. 9d. 251. 10s.—41. Os. 6d.-31. 5s. 8d.-19s. 6d. and Os. 6d.

Ans. £. 60 Os. 5d. 14. Find the amount of the following sums, viz. ? Forty pounds, nine shillings, - - - - - £. s. d. . Sixiy-four pounds and nine pence, - - Ninety-five pounds, nineteen shillings, - Seventeen shillings and 4 d. - - - -

Ans. £. 201 fis. ltd 10. How much is the sum of Thirty-seven shillings and sixpence, Thirty-nine shillings and 4 d. -... Forty-four shillings and nine pence, . Twenty-nine shillings and three pence, Fifty shillings, ............

Ans. £. 10 Os. 10 d. 16. Bought a quantity of goods for 1251. 10s. ; paid fox truckage, forty-five shillings, for freight, seventy-nine shil

ings and sixpence, for dutics, thirty-five shillings and ter pence, and my expenses were fifty-three shillings and nin pence; what did the goods stand me in?

Ans. £. 136 4s, id. 17. Six men took a prize, and having divided it equally amongst them, each man shared two hundred and forty pounds, thirteen shillings and seven pence; how much money did the whole prize amount to ?

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