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87. What will 303 yards of flannel ceme to at 1s 3d pryard? 88. What is the weight of 100 guineas, at 5dwt 9grs each 2 89. What is the price of 138 yards of broad-cloth, at 25s 10}d per yard? 90. What is the value of 64 doubloons, at 31 12s 6d each P 91. What is the value of 175 tempenny-pieces? 92. At 4s 10%d per yard, what cost 59 yards? 93. What is the price of 49 yards of serge at 1s lld pryard? 94. At 4s 10}d per yard, what is the price of 334 yards P 95. At 21 10s 4d per yard, what is the price of 50+ yards P 96. What must be paid for the carriage of 573 cwt of goods at 4s 7#d per cwt. P 97. At 5:#d per lb, what is the value of 31 pounds? 98. What is the price of 733 gallons of oil, at 3s 9}d per gallon P 99. What is the cost of 721b of soap, at 7:#d per Ib 2 100. What is the weight of 12 spoons, each 17dwt 3grs, and how many grains in all P 101. In 5 meadows, each 2a 3r 27p, how many acres, roods and perches, and how many perches in all? 102. What will 81 bags of hops weigh, each 2ct 34r 31b, and how many lbs in all? 103. In 9 signs 27 degrees, how many degrees? 104. How many seconds in a solar year, or 365 days? 105. In 55 pieces of linen, each 264 yards,how many nails? 106. In 1821 years how many hours, each year 365ds. Gh 2 107. In 57lb 13dwt 5grs ; how many grains? 108. In 35 ton 17ct lqr 23b 7oz; how many drams ? 109, If a man travels 12m 3 fur 15p each day at an average; how far will he travel in 21 days P 110. If an acre of land produce 30 bushels of wheat; how many bushels may be produced from 47; acres?
111. Bought 39 yards of broad-cloth at 11 5s 6d per yard. and 147 yards of linen at 3s 3d per yard; how much doth the price of the cloth exceed that of the linen? 112. , What is the price of 139 yards of linen at 3s 4d per yard?
115. If I hold 127 acres of land at 13 guinea per acre; what is my yearly rent?
117. Paid a bill of 500l as follows;-
143 sovereigns..... * * * * * * *... . . . . . . . . . . . . .
64 yards canvass at 11+d to yard..
24 yards serge at 2s 11}d # yard...
- What is the amount 2, ... 26 119. J. C. . . . . . . ......... - - - - - - - Bought of N. W.
120. Wanting to pay my workmen, I find 5 who have each 1 guinea per week, but 2 of them have been idle 2 days each; there are 4 who earn 18s per week, but they have been idle each at average 14 day; 7 others have earned 9s per week, and to my foreman I pay 13; guinea per week. If I hand him a 20 pound note to discharge these demands; what change is coming to me?
121. Having a payment to make of 248l ; I find I have 11 notes of 5 guineas each, 7 of 31 each, 21 of 4 guineas each, 19 of 3 guineas each, 41 of 30s each, 27 of 25s each, and 33 guineas; have I enough, or what have I over ? :
122. In a factory are employed 47 workmen, at 25s 6d per week, 31 at 1 guinea per week, 154 at 17s 6d per week, 69 at 8s 4d per week, and 17 at 6s 6d per week; there are also employed 87 women at an average of 5s 10#d per week, and 165 children at 3s 34d per week; what doth their weeks wages amount to ?
123. Suppose I have taken a farm measuring 1374 acres, at 2l 2s 6d per acre, and have reset 894 acres thereof, at 21 16s 10}d per acre, and 124 acres thereof, at 3! Is 103d per acre; I require to know what rent am I under, for what I still hold P
124. Bought 3100 barrels of wheat, which stand me in ll 12s. 4d per barrel; this has reduced in preparing 161bls. I have sold 1520 barrels at 11 17s 4d per barrel, and 1015 barrels at 21 1s 6d per barrel, the remainder at 11 11s 3d per barrel; whether have I gained or lost, and how much?
125. If my daily expense is 2s 1}d, and I save 451 per annum; what is my yearly income 2
126. A person stopping payment owes his creditors 1215l but compounds with them for 13s 4d per pound; what sum will thus discharge his debt? 127. A person by will left his widow 1500 guineas, and 1333l 6s 8d to each of 3 children: 45 guineas each to 12 legatees, and 200 guineas in charity; what was the value of this testator’s estate? 128. What is the neat weight of 4 hlids of merchandize, each wt. gross 10ct 24r 16lb ; tare or wt. of the hids, 34rs 6lb each hkid. P 129. If my court yard be 43 feet long and 25 feet wide, what must I pay for paving thereof, at 24d per square foot? 130. If in a printed book there are 225 pages, each page 45 lines, and each line 50 letters; how many letters are in said book? * 131. If a corn kiln is 20 feet square, and that on every square foot it will dry 2 stone of corn; how many stone can be dried thereon P 132. In 173ct 34rs 291b long weight;" how many pounds?" 133. In 14ct 34rs 201b long weight; how many pounds 2 134. In 83 ton 14ct 34rs 201b long weight; how many pounds? 135. In 195 ton 15ct 14r 291b long weight; how many pounds? 136. In 173 ton 12ct, 34rs 141b long weight; how many pounds? 137. In a pound Avoirdupoise there are just 52 new halfpence; how many halfpence are there in a ton long weight? 138. What is the duty on 75 gallons of rum, at 10s 10d” Irish money per gallon - 139. What is the duty on 135 gallons of brandy, at 13s d Irish money per gallon; 140. What is the duty on 183 cwt. raw sugar at ll 12s 6d Irish money per cwt? 141. In 63 ton 17ct 24rs 141b, how many grains Troy, each ib Avoirdupoise containing 7000 grains Troy P 142. A seaman, whose wages was 38s 6d per month, returns home at the end of 29 months, he having taken up 14l 18s 6d ; how much has he yet to receive? 143. Bought 14 pipes of wine, each 118 gallons, am allowed 6 months credit, but for ready money I get it 6d per gallon cheaper; what do I save by-paying ready money? 144. If in England and Wales, there are 38,500,000 acres of land; how many square yards are therein 7
* In long weight, 30 lb are one quarter, and four quarters 1 ct. the ton contains 20 such cwts. - - In Ireland long weight is little in use, except in some parts of the Worth, being, I believe, scarcely known any where else in this country, exc to the iron merchants, it being usual to reckon by this weight for the freight; but iron is bought and sold by the customary ton of 20 cwt of 1121b each. . In England steel is sold by long weight by the manufacturers; and in some counties, cheese and soap. - . . . . Long weight is readily brought to pounds by multiplying the cwts. by 120, and adding in the pounds of the odd weight when there are any.