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17. What cost 144 gallons of oil at $ 1.625 a gallon ?

Ans. $ 234.00. 144 1.6 2 5

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18. What will 165 gallons of molasses cost at $ 0.27 a gallon?

Ans. $ 44.55. 19. Sold 73 tons of timber at $ 5.68 a ton; what was the amount ?

Ans. $ 414.64. 20. What cost 43 rakes at $.17 a piece ? Ans. $ 7.31. 21. What cost 19 bushels of salt at $ 1.625

per

bushel ?

Ans. $ 30.875. 22. What cost 47 acres of land at $37.75 per acre ?

Ans. $ 1774.25. 23. What cost 19 dozen penknives at $.375 a piece ?

Ans. $ 85.50. 24. What is the value of 17 chests of souchong tea, each weighing 59 pounds, at $.67 per pound?

Ans. $ 672.01. 25. When 19 cords of wood are sold at $ 5.63 per cord ; what is the amount ?

Ans. $ 106,97. 26. A merchant sold 18 barrels of pork, each weighing

200 pounds, at 12.cents 5 mills a pound ; what did he receive ?

Ans. $ 450.00. 27. A farmer sold one lot of land, containing 187 acres, at $ 37.50 per acre ; another lot, containing 89 acres, at $ 137.37 per acre ; and another lot, containing 57 acres, at $ 89.29 per acre ; what was the amount received for the whole ?

Ans. $ 24327.96.

DIVISION

Rule. Divide the price by the quantity, or divide the dollars and cents by the number of things either bought or sold, and the quotient will be the answer, which must be pointed off like the dividend.

28. If 59 yards of cloth cost $ 90.27, what cost one yard ?

Ans. $ 1.53.

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177 29. If 89 acres of land cost $ 12225.93, what is the value of one acre ?

Ans. $ 137.37. 30. When 19 yards of cloth are sold for $ 106.97, what should be paid for one yard ?

Ans. $ 5.63. 31. Gave $ 22.50 for 18 barrels of apples ; what was paid for 1 barrel ? For 5 barrels ? For 10 barrels ?

Ans. $ 20.00 for all. 32. Bought 153 pounds of tea for $90.27 ; what was it per pound ?

Ans. $ 0.59. 33. À merchant purchased a bale of cloth containing 73 yards, for $414.64 ; what was the cost of one yard?

Ans. $ 5.68.

Section 9.

COMPOUND ADDITION.

COMPOUND ADDITION is the adding together of two or more numbers of different denominations. 1. Paid a London tailor £7. 13s. 6d. 2qr. for a coat, £2. 178. 9d. lqr. for a vest, £ 3. 8s. 3d. 3qr. for pantaloons, and £9. 11s. 8d. 3qr. for a surtout ; what was the amount of the bill ? Ans. £ 23. 11s. 4d. lqr.

The sum of the farthings in the

right hand column is 9 farthings, 7 13 6 2 equal to 2d. lqr. ; we write the 2 17 9 1 farthings under the column far3 8 3 3 things, and carry the 2d. to the col

9 11. 8 3 umn of pence, the sum of which is 23 11 4 1 28d. equal to 2s. 4d. ; we write the

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4d. under its proper column, and add the 2s. to the column of shillings, the sum of which is 71s. equal to £3. 11s. ; having written the 11s., we add the £3 to its column, and find the sum of which to be £23. From the above process, we induce the following

RULE.

Write all the given numbers of the same denomination under each other; then add the numbers of the lowest denomination together, and divide their sum by so many as make one of the next higher denomination ; set the remainder under its column, and add the quotient to the next column; which add together and divide as before; thus proceed to the last denomination, under which place its whole sum.

2. What is the sum of £6. 195. 11d. 3qr., £9. 6s. 3d. 3qr., £ 13. 18s. 3d. Iqr., and £67. Os. 80. lqr. ?

Ans. £97. 58. 3d. Oqr.

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LAND OR SQUARE MEASURE. 11.

in.

in.

12. A. R.

p.
ft.

A. R.

p. yd. ft. 67 3 39 272 143 43 1 15 30 8 17 78 3 14 2 60 116 1 6 3 39 19 14 1 14 2 31 167 135 47 1 16 27 5 79 67 1 19 176 131 38 3 17 18 8

17 49 3 31 69 117 15 1 32 11 1 117

278 3 15 131 102

CLOTH MEASURE.

13.

na. in.

yd. qr.
5 3 3 2
71 1 2
8 3 3 1
9 1 2 2
4 3 3 2

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E. E. qr. na.

in. 16 3 2 1 71 1 1 2 13 3 2 1 47 2 2 39 2 3 2

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DRY MEASURE. 21.

22. Ch. bu. pk. qt. pt.

Ch. bu. pk. qt. pt. 15 35 3 7 1

71 17 1 1 1 61 16 3 6 1

16 31 3 3 0 51 30 1 5 0

41 14 3 1 1 42 17 2 2 1

17 1 0 1 14 14 1 4 1

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