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Of Exchange between England and France. England exchanges with France on the crown of 3 livres tournois or 60 sols, and gives pence sterling more or less for this exchange crown. Accounts are kept in France in livres, sols and deniers.

12 Deniers I Sol.
2O Sols 1 Livre. -
3. Livres 1 Crown.

The par of exchange between Fngland and France, is about 29; sterling, of crown, according to Dowling, Postlewait puts it after Sir Isaac Newton, 31;;. To reduce French Crowns to Pounds Sterling. 68. How many l, sterl. are equal to 1800 French crowns, exchange at 32; d is crown Ansov. 2431. 15s. 1800 at 32; or 2 8;

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36. 243 15 But if the sum to be exchanged be given in livres, sols and deniers, divide them all by 3, which reduces them to crowns, sols and deniers d'or, or to crowns, and twentieths, and two hundred and fortieths of a crown, which denominations are of the same form as pounds, shillings and pence, and therefore proportionable to them. Divide these crowns, sols and deniers by the parts which 1 crown is of 11. Sterling, and the quotient or sum of the quotients will be the sterling money required.

69. In 5929 livres, 4 sols, how many pounds sterling, 32; d. steri. #' crown 2

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To reduce English Money into French. 77. A bill being drawn in London upon Paris, for 2431.

15s, at 32; d. P’ crown? I want to know how many crowns are to be paid for that bill

- Cr. l. S. 32;- l 243 15

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Note. If the answer be required 520 in livres, multiply the crowns 520 by 3.

78. How many crowns are equal to 1381. 10s. 10d. sterling, at 33; d. sterling #2 crown Answ. 1000 crowns, or 3000 livres. 79. In 1711 1s. 11; d. sterling, how many crowns does it make, at 324d sterl. P. crown? Answ. 1263; crowns, or 3790 livres, 10 sols. 80. How many crowns are in 1421. 13s. 9;d. steriing, at 33d, sterling #p' crown? _ Answ. 1037 crowns, 2 livres, 5 sols. 81. At 32;d sterling #2 crown, how many crowns are there in 2671. 12s 9d sterling Answ. 1976 crowns, 1 livre, 4 sols. 82. In 140l. 12s. 6d. sterling, how many crowns, at 332.d. sterling of crown Answ 1000 crowns, 83. low many crowns Tournois, are equal to 423. 8s. 5d. sterling, exchange at 36!. sterling {{?' crown Answ. 2822 crowns, 2 livres, 8 sols, 4 deniers. The foregoing method is universal; but may be contracted in some cases, viz. When the rate of exchange is 30d. or 2s. 6d. p" crown, 2s. 6d. is H. consequently in this case every pound sterling contains 8 crowns, wherefore the English money multiplied by 8, will produce the crowns required. Note. If the English money be pounds, shillings and pence, the answer will result crowns, sols and deniers d'or, which being multiplied by 3 throughout, will give the answer in livres, sols and deniers tournois. And if the rate exceed 30d. by an even part thereof, as 324d. exceeds it by 24, 1% of 30, then 2+ is contained just once more in the given rate 32; than in the assumed rate 30, viz. 13 times; and 32; is # of itself and 30;3 of the same. Therefore 32; : 30 | :) :: #3 or i : #3, or 1—os: so that if I's be deducted, the remainder will manifestly be in the ratio to the crowns required as # thereof. And the same is shewn of any other rate which exceeds 30d. or ?s. 6d. by an aliquot part thereof, according to the

following Rule

- Rule.

If the rates exceed 30d. by an even part of itself, deduet that part of the sterling money from itself, which is denominated by one more than the excess is of 30d. and multiply the remainder by 8.

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Accordingly let such of the foregoing as fall under this, Rule be done. For 31; Excess I; is -, deduct-or={x}

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England exchanges with Spain on the piastre or piece of 3 for an uncertain number of pence sterling. in Madrid, Cadiz, Malaga, and all the places of trade rin the Straits, Mediterrean, Africa, and the West Indies, the Spaniards keep their accounts generally in piastres or dollars, rials, half rials and quartiles; 16 quartiles - I rial, and 8 rials= | dollar: Or in dollars, rials and maravadies, reckoning 34 maravadies to the rial, and 8 rials to the dollar.

The old piastre is valued at 8, and the new at 10 rials plate.

To reduce Spanish Money into English.

84. How much English money is equal to 4384 dollars.

3 rials and 8 quartiles, at 40; d. 3 Dol.

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Answ. 36.739 17 53.3 85. Suppose Cadiz remits to London 3537 dollars, 6 rials, at 40; 6, df dolla, what will the remittance anount

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England exchanges with Portugal on the milrea; accounts are kept in milreas and reas, 100 reas to the milrea. The par of exchange is about 67. 166d. p. milrea,

To reduce Portugal Mong into Sterling Money."

Take parts out of the milreas for the given rate; and if there be odd reas, divide the milreas and reas as I number, and the answer will be got in pounds and thousandth parts of a pound, in the usual way of practical operations, which may be changed into shillings, pence and far

things. * - - - Oporto remits to London 4366 railreas, 183 reas, at 5s. 5; d. 42 milrea, how much sterling is it? - Mils.

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