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Tables af Aliquot, or Eren Parts.
Parts of a Shilling, Parts of a Pound. Parts of a cwt.
d.
s. d. £o

1b. cwt
6 is
100 is

56 is
6 8

28
3
5 0

16
2
40

14
3 4

7 Parts of 2 Shillings.

2 6
1s. is

18
8d.
60.

The aliquot part of any number, 4d.

is such a part of it, as being taken a 3d.

certain number of times, exactly 2d.

inakes that number.

CASE I. When the price of one yard, pound, &c. is an even part of one shilling. Find the value of the given quantity at 1s. a yard, pound, &c. and divide it by that eren part and the quotient will be the answer in shillings, &c.

Or find the value of the given quartity at 2s. per yard, &c. and divide said value by the even part which the given price is of es. and the quotient will be the answer in shillings, &c. which reduce to pounds.

N.B. To find the value of any quantity at 2s. you need only double the unit figure for shillings; the other figures will be pounds.

EXAMPLES.

1. What will 461} yards of tape come to, at 14d per yd. :

11d. 1461 6 value of 4614 yds. at 1s. per yd.

S. d.

5,7 87

£2 178. &fd. value at 14u. 2. What cost 950lb. of cheese at 81. per pound ? Su. ! } } £25 124. value of 2561b. at 2s. per Ib

49 105. 8:l. value of 8d. per pound

£. s. d.

l'ards. per yard,

4864 at id.
862 at 2d.
911 at 3d.
749 at 4d
113 at 6d
899 at 8d.

finswers. 2 064

738 11 7 9 12 9 8

2 16 6 29 19 4

CASE . When the price is an even part of a pound-Find the value of the given quantity at one pound per yard, &c. and divide it by that even part, and the quotient will be the answer in pounds.

EXAMPLES.

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What will 1294 yards cost at 2s. 6d. per yard ?
£. s.

£s.
2 6 | 1 | 129 10 value at i per yard.

Ans. f16 3s. 9d. value at 23. 6d. per yard. Yds. 129 at 10 O per yard Answere. 61 10 0 687) at 50

171 17 6 2114 at 40

42 5 0 543 at 6 8

181 00 127 at 34

21 34 461 at 18

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Note. When the price is pounds only, the given quantity multiplied thereby, will be the answer.

EXAMPLE.-11 tons of hay at al. per ton. Thus 11

Ans. £44

CASE III. When the given price is any number of shillings un der 20.

1. When the shillings are an even number, multiply

thie quantity by half the number of shillings, and double the first figure of the product for shillings; and the rest of the prodluct will be pounds.

2. If the shillings be odd, multiply the quantity by the whole number of shillings, and the prolact will be the answer in shillings, which reduce to pounds.

EXAMTIES.

1st. 124 yus. at &..

21. 153 yds. atis. per yd.

449 12s. Ans.

2,0)92,4

£46,4 Ans. Yds. £ 6. tiks.

4. S. 562 at 4s. 1113. 112 &1972 at 11s. 1915. 204 19 378 at %s. 37 16 264 at 9s.

118 16 913 at 14s. 639 2 250 at 16s.

000 00

CASE IV.

When the given price is pence, or pence and farthings, and not an even part of a shilling Find the value of the given quantity as 1s. per yard, &c. which divide by the greatest even part of a shilling contained in the given price, and take parts of the quotient for the remainder of the price, and the sum of these several quotients will be the answer in shillings, &c. which reduce to pounds.

FXAMPLES.

What will 245 lb. of raisins come to, at 9 d. per lb..

d. 6d. | 245 O value of 245 lb. at !s, per pound.

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3d. i } fd. 3

122 6 value of do. at 6d.

per

15. 61 3 value of do. at 34.

her

ib, 15 52 value of do. at id. per lb.

2,0 19,90

Ans. 69 19 08 value of the whole at 9jd. per l...

372 at 131 Ans. 9 14 3 1 576 at 7 Ans. 18 00 325 at 21

S 0 114 541 at 9 2017 04 827 at 4. 15 10 15 672 at 11% S2 18 0

CASE V.

When the price is shillings, pence and farthings, and not the aliquot part of a pound--Multiply the given quantity by the shillings, and take parts for the pence and farthings, as in the foregoing cases, and add them together; the sum will be the answer in shillings.

EXAMPLES.

yard :

1. What will 246 yds. of velvet come to, at 7s. 3d. per 3d. 1946 value of 246 yards at Is. per yd.

7

S. d.

1722 0 value of do. at 7s. per yard.

61 6 value of do. at 3d. per yard.

2,0)178, 36

Ans. £89 S 6 value of do. at 7s. per yard.

S. d.

ANSWERS.

£. S. d. 2 What cost 159 yds. at 9 10 per yd. : 68 6 10 3. What cost 146 yds. at 14 9 per yd. ? 107 13 6 4. What cost 120 cwt. at 11 3

67 10 5. What cost 127 yds. at 9 83 per yd. ? 61 12 111 6. What cest 494 lbs at 311} per lb. ? 9 15 111

per cwt. ?

CASE VI.

When the price and quantity given are of several clenominations-Multiply the price by the integers in the given quantity, and take parts for the rest from the price of an integer; which added together will be the This is applicable to Federal Monen

EXAMPLES.

1. What cost 5cwt. Sqrs. 2. What cost 9cwt. 1qr. 141b. of raisins, at 21. 11s. 8lb. of sugar, at 8 dollars, 8d. per cwt. ?

65 cts. per cwt. ?
d.

S cts.
3
11 8 1 gr.

8,65

9

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2 qrs

18

12
1

19r. 14 lb.

4
5 10
12 11
6

hy IL.
1 lb.

77,55
2,1625
,5406
,772

ANSWERS.

Ans. £15 S 6.

Ans. $80,6S0S
C. grs. lb.

S 16 at $9, 58cts. per-ext. 875, 61cts. Sm. 5 1 O at 21. 178. per cwt.

614 195. Sd. 14 3 77 at Ol. 13s. 8d.

per cwt. £10 25, 51d. 12 0 ī at $6, 34cts. per cut. $76, 47cis, 6ın. 0 0 24 at $11, 91cts. per cwt. $2,53cts. ?lonil.

TARE AND TRETI. TARE and Trett are practical Rules for deducting certain allowances which are made by merchants, in huying and selling goods, &c. by weight : in which are noticed the following particulars :

1. Gross Weight, which is the whole weight of any sort of goods, together with the box, cask, or bay, &c. which contains them.

2. Tare, which is an allowance made to the buyer for the weight of the box, cask, or bag, &c. which contains the goods bought, and is either at so much per box &c. or at so much per cwt. crat so much in the whole gross weight.

3. Trett, which is an allowance of 41. on every 104 lb for waste, dust, wo.

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