28. A merchant receives corn; from one man, 141 bushels, from another, twenty-seven bushels 3 pecks and six quarts, from another, 19 bu. 2 pks. 4 qts., and from another, 6 bu. 1 pk.; how much does he receive ? Ans. 194 bu. 3 pks. 2 qts. 29. A wine merchant has in his cellar 2 pipes 1 hogshead 44 gallons of Madeira,-1 pipe 27 gall. 3 qts. Port,—and 5 pipes 1 hhd. 39 gall. 1 qt. Champaigne; how much has he in all ? Ans. 9 pipes 1 hhd. 48 galls. 30. A brewer sells to different persons the following quantities of beer: 1 bar. 28 gall.--1 bar. 17 gall.-5 bar. -2 gall. --1 gall 2 qts. 1 pt.—7 gall. 2 qts. 1 pt.-18 gall. ; what is 2 the amount? Ans. 9 bar. 3 gall. 1 qt. 31. A was born in Plymouth, where he resided till he was 14 years 6 months of age,-he then removed to Boston, where he lived 7 years 8 months 21 days ;-he afterwards lived in Salem 8 yrs. 2 mo.-in New-York 1 yr. 9 mo. 11 days;- from New-York he went to Philadelphia, where he has now lived just 9 mo.; how much time has he spent in all these places ? Ans. 32 yrs. 11 mo. 2 days. 32. A man's hired labourers worked as follows: Yrs. mo. wk. ds. hs. 2d 11 1 2 3 1 6 For how much time is he indebted to all ? Ans. 6 yrs. 11 mo. 2 wks. 1 day 6 hours. 33. There is a certain family, of which the eldest child is 30 yrs. 7 mo. 11 days of age,-the second, 25 yrs. 5 mo.,the third, 23 yrs. 11 mo. 7 days,--the fourth, 21 yrs. 11 mo. 23 days,—and the youngest 13 yrs. 9 mo. 22 days. What is the sum of their ages ? Ans. 115 yrs. 3 days. 34. What is the sum of 2 days 10 hours 15 minutes 12 seconds,-20 h. 35 min. 45 sec., and 7 min. 19 sec. ? Ans. 3 days 6 hours 58 min. 16 sec. Signs. deg. min. 1 2 3 4 14 mo. sec. 13 36. What is the amount of 13 deg. 11 min. 29 sec.—2 S. 12 deg. 50 min. 50 sec.-8 S. 24 min. 41 sec., and 1 S. 10 deg. 9 sec. ? Ans. 12 S. 6 deg. 27 min. 9 sec. SECTION VIII.. oz. COMPOUND SUBTRACTION. 1. A having a note against B of 24€ 16s. 11d., received 9£ 18s. 9d. 2 qrs.; how much remains due, exclusive of interest? Ans. 14€ 18s. 1d. 2 qr. Ton. cwt. qr. lb. dr. 2. From 3 7 1 18 10 8 take 1 15 3 8 12 14 Remainder 3. A silversmith bought an ingot of silver weighing 8 lbs. 2 oz. 12 pwts., -from which he made a set of spoons weighing 2 lb. 4 oz. 7 pwts. 19 grs.; how much silver had he left? Ans. 5 lb. 10 oz. 4 pwts. 5 grs. Deg. mi. fur. rods. ft. in. bar. 4. From 10 44 5 27 10 4 2 take 4 50 y 16 9 6 1 Rem. 5. A man has two farms; the first contains 475 acres 3 roods 4 rods,—the other 180 acres 1 rood 27 rods; how much more land in the first than in the second ? Ans. 295 A. 1 roods 17 rods. 6. From a pile of wood containing 27 cords 48 feet 1612 inches, were sold 3 loads measuring 4 cords 119 feet; how much remained ? Ans. 22 C. 63 ft. 1612 in. Yd. qr. 7. From 45 2 1 take 17 3 2 Rem. 8. A man having 43 bu. 2 pks. of wheat, consumed 11 bu. 3 pks.; how much had he left? Ans. 31 bu. 3 pks. 9. A man drew from a hogshead of beer, 1 bar. 7 galls. 3 qts.; how much remained ? Ans. 28 galls. I qt. 1 10. From a pipe of wine 1 hhd. 18 galls. 2 qts. were sold; how much remained ? Ans. 44 galls. 2 qts. na. sec. 11. A's age is 74 years 9 months 15 days,-B's age is 12 years 10 months 25 days; how much older is A than B? Ans. 61 yrs. 10 mo. 20 dys. S. deg. min. 12. From 8 16 40 30 take 7 20 19 29 Rem. 13. A note, bearing date November 4th, 1824, was paid April 6th, 1827; how long was the note at interest? Ans. 2 yrs. 5 mo. 2 dys. SECTION IX. SECTION X. FEDERAL MONEY. SECTION XI. (See Section 11. Part III.) SECTION XII. COMPOUND MULTIPLICATION. 1. A man bought 5 yards of cloth at 9 s. 6 d. per yard; what was the cost ? Ans. 2 £. 7 s. 6 d. 2. A merchant buys 6 casks of raisins, each weighing 1 cwt. 2 qrs. 15 lb.; what is the weight of the whole ? Ans. 9 cwt. 3 qrs. 6 lb. 3. A man owns 8 house-lots, each measuring 2 roods 20 rods; what do all measure ? Ans. 5 acres. 4. Bought 6 loads of bark, each measuring 1 cord 16 feet ; how much in all ? Ans. 6 c. 96 ft. 5. In 9 casks, each containing 24 galls. 3 qts., how many barrels of wine ? Ans. 7 bar. 2 galls. 1 qt. 6. If a man spend 12 £. 4 s. 9 d. each week, what will his expenses amount to in a year ? Ans. 636 £. 7 s. 7. What is the weight of 36 silver spoons, each weighing 1 9 pwts. 14 grs. ? Ans. 4 lb. 5 oz. 5 pwts. 8. How much sugar in 24 hogsheads, each containing 9 cwt. 3 qrs. 21 lb. ? Ans. 11 tons 18 cwt. 2 qrs. 9. How much wine in 84 casks, each containing 22 galls. 3 qts. 1 pt. 3 gills ? Ans. 30 hhds. 39 galls. 1 qt. 1 pt. 10. The distance from A to B is 5 miles 6 fur. 27 rods; but the distance from C to D is 81 times as much; what is the latter distance ? Ans. 472 mi. 4 fur. 27 rods. 11. What will 47 yards of cloth cost, at 17s. 9d. per yard ? Ans. 41£ 14s. 3d. 12. If 14 men build 12 rods 6 feet of wall in one day, how much will they build in 35 days? Ans. 432 rods 12 ft. 13. How much land in 97 lots, each containing 48 acres 2 roods 20 rods ? Ans. 4716 A. 2 roods 20 rods. 14. In 241 barrels of flour, each containing 2 cwt. 9 lb., how many cwt. ? Ans. 501 cwt. 1 qr. 13 lb. 15. How many bushels of wheat in 376 bags, each containing 2 bu. 3 pks. ? Ans. 1034 bu. 16. In 19 years of 365 days 5 hours 48 minutes 48 seconds, how many days ? Ans. 6939 d. 14 h. 27 min. 12 sec. 17. If it be noon 2 hours 30 minutes 20 seconds sooner at A than at B, what is their difference of longitude, the earth moving 15 degrees each hour? Ans. 37 deg. 35 min. 18. How much silver in 115 ingots, each weighing 7 lb. 9 oz. 16 pwts. 20 grs. ? Ans. 899 lb. 3 oz. 15 pwts. 20 grs. 19. How much wood in 87 loads, each measuring 117 ft. 80 in.? Ans. 79 c. 71 ft. 48 in. 20. What will 7 cwt. of sugar cost, at 2 £. 7 s. 6 d. per hundred weight? Ans. 16 £. 12 s. 6 d. 21. If a ship sail at the rate of 2 deg 34 min. 16 sec. each day, how far will she proceed in 20 days? Ans. 51 deg. 25 min. 20 sec. 22. Eleven ships are so situated, that the first is in longitude 5 deg. 25 min. 33 sec. west, and the difference of longitude between each is equal to the longitude of the first; what is the longitude of the eleventh ship? Ans. 59 deg. 41 min. 3 sec. SECTION XIII. . COMPOUND DIVISION. 1. If 4 £. 6 s. be divided equally between 2 men; how much will each receive ? Ans. 2£. 3s. 2. If 8 casks of nails weigh 15 cwt. 1 qr. 14 lbs., what is the weight of each cask ? Ans. 1 cwt. 3 qrs. 19 lbs. 4 oz. 3. If 9 silver cups weigh 5 lbs. 9 oz. 2 pwts. 15 grs.; what is the weight of each? Ans. 7 oz. 13 pwts. 15 grs. 4. If a man travel 122 miles 4 fur. 20 rods in 5 days; how far does he travel each day? Ans. 24 mi. 4 fur. 4 rods. 5. If 9 fields of equal dimensions contain 113 acres 3 roods 25 rods; how much land is there in each field ? Ans. 12 acres 2 roods 25 rods. 6. If 12 loads of wood equal in size contain 14 cords 56 feet; how much wood in each load? Ans. 1 cord 26 feet. 7. Bought 16 barrels of flour for 35 £. 16 s. 10 d.; how much was that per barrel ? Ans. 2 £. 4 s. 9 d. 23 qrs. 8. If 24 teams be loaded with 29 tons 12 cwt. 2 qrs. of hay; how much is that to each team? Ans. 1 ton 4 cwt. 2 qrs. 21 lbs. 9. A township containing 64236 acres 3 roods 36 rods, was divided equally among 96 settlers; how much land did each receive ? Ans. 669 acres 21 rods 170 ft. 223 in. 10. Bought 84 pipes of wine, containing 9468 galls. 1 qt. 1 pt.; how much in a pipe? Ans. 112 galls. 2 qts. 1 pt. 3 gills. 11. If it take 593 yards 3 qrs. of cloth to make 144 coats, how much is that to each coat? Ans. 4 yds. 1 na. 23. in. 12. If 15 cwt. 3 qrs. 3 lb. of provisions be divided equally among 2356 soldiers ; how much will each man's share be ? Ans. 12 ounces. 13. If á man spend 364 £. 12 s. 4 d. 3 qrs. in a year, what is that per day, calling the year 365 days? Ans. 19 s. 11 d. 3 qr. 14. If 2 men build 642 rods of wall in 99 days, how much is that per day? Ans. 6 rods. 8 ft. 15. A privateer with a clear of 412 men took a prize valued at 97890 £.; what was each man's share? Ans. 237 £. 11 s. 11 d. 133 qr. 16. A capital of 223 £. 16 s. 8 d. being divided into 192 shares, what is the value of each share? Ans. 1 £. 3 s. 3d. 3 qr. 36 |