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Practical Questions. What cost nine yards of cloth at 5s. 6d. per yard ?

40 5 6 price of one yard.
Multiply by 9 yards.

Ans. £ 2 9 6 price of nine yards,
QUESTIONS.

ANSWERS.

£. 4 gallons of wine, at 0

8 ? pergallon. I 14 4 5 C. Malaga Raisins, at 1 2 3 per cut. 5 11 3 7 re:ans of paper, at 0 17 99 per ream. 6 4 64 8 yds. of broadcloth, at 1 793 per yard. 11 24 9 lb. of cinnamon, at 0 11 4 per Ib. 5

2 21 11 tons of hay,

at 2 1 10 per ton. 23 02 12 bushels of apples, at 0 1 9 per bush. I 10 12 bushels of wheat, at 0 9 10 per bush. 5 18 0

2. When the multiplier, that is, the quantity, is a coinposite number, and greater than 12, take any two such numbers as when multiplied together, will exactly produce the given quantity, and multiply first by one of those figures, and that product by the other; and the last product will be the answer.

EXAMPLES.

What cost 28 yards of cloth, at 6s. 10d. per yard ?

fus. d.

0 6 10 price of one yard.

7

Multiply by

19., pries

oly by

2 7 10 price of 7 yards.

sucer, £9 11 4 price of 28 yards.

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ANSWERS

£• s. d. 84 yards at 4 3 per yard, 8 17 6 27

at
9 10 0

13 5 6 44 at 12 4 2

27 4 6 at 8 S 1

22

14 103 70 at 19 11 0

71 14 0 S 6 2

S 10 10 at 13 4 2

77

3 6 96 11 90

56 8 0 at fo. 1 17 6 0

2 6 144 at 1 4 20

at 174

0 0 9. When no two numbers multiplied together will exactly make the multiplier, you must multiply by any two whose product will come the nearest; then multiply the upper line by what remained; which added to the last product gives the answer. Wut will 47 yds. of cloth come to at 175 9d. per yd.?

£, S. .

0 17 9 price of 1 yard. Multiply by

EXAMPLES.

Procluces
Multiply by

8 9 price of 5 yards.

9

Proluces 59

1

18 9 price of 45 yards.
15 6 price of 2 yards.

6 23

Anster, 441 14 3 price of 47 yards.
QUESTIONS.

ANSWERS,
f. s.
d.

£. s. d. 2 eils of linen, at ő 3 } per efl. 4 1 53 17 ells of dowlas, at 0 1 64 per ell. 1 39 ctt. of sugar, at 3 10 6 per cwt. 137 9 6 52 yds. of cloth, at 0 5 9 per yd.

14

19 0 19 lbs. of indigo, at 0 11 6

6 per Ib. 10 18 6 29 yds. of cambric, at 0 15 7 per yd. 19 18 11 111 ydg. broadclot!, at 1 % 6 per yd. 124 17 6 94 Lenver ha's

at 1 9 4 a piece 137 174

To find the value of a hundred weiying by lavirin the price of one pound.

If the price be farthings, multiply 2s. 4d. by the farthings in the price of one ib. Or, if the price be pence, maltiply 9s. 4d. by the pence in the price of one lb. and in either case tie product will be the answer.

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What will 1 cwt. of rice coine to, at 21d. per Ib. ? 112 farthingsc24 price 1 cwt. at d. per lb.

9 farthings in the price of 1 ib. Ans. £1 1 O price of 1 cwt. at 91 per lb. Flat will i cwt. of lead come to at 7il. per ib.7

9

Hils. Los 5 4
Questions.

Answers.
1 cwt. at 24d per lb. =

£1 3 4
1 ditto, at 23d
1 ditto, at 3ů

1 8 0
1 ditto, at 2d

0 18 8 1 ditto, at sid

1 12 8

Examples of Weights, Measures, gt, 1. How much is 5 times 7cwt. 3 qrs. 15 lb.

Cut. grs. lb.
'S '15

5

Ans. Cwt. 39 1 19
Ib oz. put. ar.

cut. gr. H. oz. 2. Multiply. 20 *7 is by 4. (5) 27 i 18. 12

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1. What is the weight of 7 hhds. of sugar, cach weighng 9 cwt. 3 qrs. 12 lb. ?

Ans. 69cwi. 2. What is the weight of 6 chests of tea, cach weighng 3 cwt. 2 qrs. 9 lb. ? Ans. 21cwt. lqr. 261b.

3. How much brandy in 9 casks. each containing 41 als. S qts. 1 pt. ?

Ans. &76gals. Sgts. 1pt. 4. In 35 pieces of clotle, each ineasuring 278 yards, how many yards ?

Ans. 971yds. 1gr. 5. In 9 fields, each containing 14 acres, 1 rood, and 25 poles, how many acres ? Ans. 129a. 2grs. 25rods.

6. In 6 parcels of wood, each containing 5 cords and 6 feet, how many cords?

Ans. S4?cords. 7. A gentleman is possessed of 1: dozen of silver poons, each weighing 2 oz. 15 pwt. 11 grs. 2 dozen of cea-spoons, each weighing 10 pwt. 14 grs. and 2 silver ankards, each 21 oz. 15 pwt. Pray what is the weight of the whole ?

Ans. Blb. 1007. 2pwt. Ogges.

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COMPOUND DIVISION, TEACHES to find how often one number is contained in another of different denominations.

DIVISION OF FEDERAL MONEY.

ITAny sum in Federal Money may be divided as a whole number; for, if dollars and cents be written down as a simple number, the whole will be cents; and if the sum consists of dollars only, annex two cyphers to the dollars, and the whole will be cents; hence the follows ing

GENERAL RULE. Write down the given sun in cents, and divide as in thate numbers; the quotient will be the answer in cents.

Note. If the cents in the given sum are less than 10 you must always place a cypher on their left, or in the ten's place of the cents, before you write them down.

EXAMPLES.

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1. Divide 35 dollars 68 cents, by 41. 41)3568(87 the quotient in cents; and when there S28 is any considerable remainder, you

may annex a cypher to it, if you please, 288 and divide it again, and you will have

the mills, &c.

287

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2. Divide 21 dollars, 5 cents, by 14. 14)2105(150 cents=1 dol. 50 cts. but to bring cents 14 into dollars, you need only point off two

figures to the right hand for cents, ami 70 the rest will be dollars, &c. 70

3. Divide 4 dots. 9 cts. Or 409 cts. by 6. Ans. 68 cts. 4 Divide 9 dolsa 24 cts..by 12.

Ansa 77 cts.

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