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21. A merchant failing owes 42.191, and has in effects only 29471, 11s, 7d; what will his creditors lose P

22. What is the difference between 12ll and 117l 12s 7%d

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31. Suppose I lend at interest 350l; at the end of nine months the interest comes to 15l 15s. I am then paid 125l 15s; at the end of 12 months I find 141 8s interest due to me, and am then paid 17918s; what still remains due to me? 32. Bought 54 tons of iron, out of which I have sold 29 tons, 11ct and 14lbs; what quantity remains unsold P

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33. what 5 numbers of pounds, shillings and pence, all different, will make up 150l? . 34. A merchant bought 200 firkins of butter, which weighed 105ct 24r 171b; of which he shipped 159, weight81ct 3qr 191b; how many firkins remain, and what do they weigh P 35. A shop-keeper bought a piece of cloth, which measured 25 yards, for 27, 13s 6d; he sells 19 yards for 23, 10%d; how many yards are unsold, and what do they stand him in P 36. I have taken a farm of 147a 2r and 21p, of which I have reset, 87a 3r 29p ; how many acres remain in my own thands? - -37. Purchased at different times, 750bl 10st 1 llb of wheat, which reduced in preparing 21bls 4st lllb 3: I have shipped 325bls 5st; what quantity remains on hands? '' 38. Purchased at different times, 1750bls 10st 7lb of wheat; which has reduced in preparing 53bls 2st 7lb : I have shipped 1525bls 17st Olb; what quantity remains on hands? . 39. Purchased one thousand barrels of barley, which stand me in 648l. 10s 9d. it has reduced in preparing 39 barrels, 11 stone; I have sold 743bls 8st for 657l 12s 6d ; how many barrels remain, and what do they stand me in 2. ' 40. Purchased in sundry parcels 1100 barrels of oats, for 6031 10s; lost by kiln-drying and preparing 71bls 5st Olb; sold 950bls 10st 7lb for 554l 12s 6d ; what quantity remains, and what does it stand me in? 41. Suppose 6ct 34r 181b tare was allowed on 95ct 24r 16lb of merchandize, what is the neat weight? 42. What is the neat weight of goods wt gross 76ct 04r 8lb, and tare 4ct lar Olbf 43. John White............ Bought of Samuel Grocer,

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QUESTIons IN MULTIPLICATION.

1. From 18041 take 1314, and multiply the remainderbyll.

2. Multiply 4 times 179038 by 40.

3. Add 847 to 11369, from the sum subtract 3751, and multiply the remainder by 800.

4. 341085 – 249105 × 502500.

5. 713003 + 297 – 3050 x 350.

6. The sum of two numbers is 17264, the greater is 9999; what is their product?

7. If an island contains 52 counties, each county 175 parishes, each parish 202 families, and each family 8 persons (taken at an average); required the number of parishes, families and persons in the whole island P_ 8. what is the square of 217 or 217. “ 9. What is the cube of 1421 or 1421 ° 10. What is the cube of 369108?

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19. What are the fourth powers of 7.9.11 and 13 res. pectively : 20, 184 x 158 21. What is the difference between 62 and 2*, and which is the greater :

* The square or second power of a number, is, that number multiplied by itself; the cube or third power of any number, is its square or second power multiplied by that number ; and the fourth, fifth of other power of any number, is the number produced, by the continual multiplication of that number repeated a certain number of times as a

factor 3, hus 2x2=4 is the second power or square of 2, and is written 21° or 2: ; 3x3x3-27 is the third power or cube of 3, written 3- or 3!, and 4×4×4×4=256 is the fourth power of 4, written 4]' or 4*, &c.

22. How much doth the square or second power of 54 exceed the cube or third power of 14:

23. How much doth the square of 57+28 or 57+28° exceed 57*-i- 28° 2

24. What is the difference between ten times 49 and ten times 9 and 40?

25. 123456789 x 9988?

26. How many miles may a man travel n 9 days, who goes 9 miles each day ?

27. If 3s. 2d be my daily receipt, how much is that per week of 6 days?

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- 20, beeause 20 shillings make one 727 pound, to the product add the 7s of 12 the, given sum ; then multiply the

- shillings by 12, and add in the odd 8733 pence pence.” y 14,

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ving the product, two places to the right for the hundreds, adding in the odd pounds of the quarters and pounds, this may be effected as

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readily as by any other meth Ples

Curt qrs lbs
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27 x 12= 324
24rs 12= 63

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By the contracted method of *::::::: §§ 113, &c, as already noticed in this work, Cwts qrs and lbs maybe brought into pounds in one line, by mentally adding in the pounds of the .# weight, together with the addition of the first and second past figures; a little practice will render this perfectly easy

ExAMPLss. How many pounds are in * How many pounds are in Corts qrs lbs. - Curts obs - of "13 1143 l 182 - 3092 2 12=681b. 128062 1 18-46

In the first example I say, twice 7 are 14 and 8 are 22, put down 2 and carry 2; again twice 2, are 4 and 6 are 10, and 2 to carry are 12 and 7 the back figure are 19, put down 9 and carry, 1 ; 1 and 2 are 3, and 7 are 10 put down 0, and carryl, and finally 1 and 2 are 3, In the second example, twice 3 are 6 and 6 are 12, put down 2 and carry l; twice 4 are 8, and 1 to carry are 9, 4 the tens figure of the pounds and 3 the back figure are 16, put down 6 and carry l; twicel are 2 and 4 and 3 the back figures with the one to carry are 10, put down 0 and carryl ; twice l are two and 1 to carry together with 1 and 4 the back figures are 8, and none to carry; 1 and i are 2, the back figures put down 2, and finally annex 1 the last fi The same may be effected by addition only, and I believe with as little liability of error as either of the former, and perhaps less. Write the given number of Cwts four times, the two first exact y under each other, units under units tens under tens &c, each of the other lines one place removed to the left and add in the pounds contained in the odd

weight if any, ExAMPLRs.
How many pounds are in o Iqr 18lb
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