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5. Divide 97 dols. 43 cts. by 85. Ans. $1 14cts. 6..' 6. Divide 248 dols. 54 cts. by 125.

Ans. 198cts. 8m.=81 98cts. 8m. 7. Divide 24 dols. 65 cts. by 248. Ans. 9cts. 9m. 8. Divide 10 dols, or 1000 cts. by 25.

Ans.' 40cts. 9. Divide 125 dols. by 500.

Ans. 25cts. 10. Divide 1 dollar into 33 equal parts. Ans. Scts.+

PRACTICAL QUESTIONS.

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1. Bought 25lb. of coffee for 5 dollars; what is that a pound?

Ans 90cis. 2. If 151 yards of Irish linen cost 49 dols.

nt is that per yard ?

3. If an cwt. of sugar cost 8 dols. 96 cts. w per pound

4. If 140 reams of paper cost 320 dols. what is that per ream?

sins. $2 35cts. 5. If a reckoning of 25 dols. 41 cts. be paid equally among 14 persons, what do they pay a piece ?

Ans. $1 81 jcts. 6. If a man's wages are 235 dols. 80 cts. a year,

what is that a calendar month?

Ans. $19 65cts. 7. The salary of the President of the United States, is twenty-five thousand dollars a year; what is that a day?

Ins. 668 49cts.

2. To divide the denominations of Sterling Money,

IVeights, Measures, &c.

RULE,

Begin with the highest denomination as in simple di. rision;

and if any thing remains, find how many of the next lower denomination this remainder is equal to; which add to the next denomination; then divide again, carrying the remainder, if any, as before; and so on, till the whole is finished.

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Probr--The same as in Simple Division.

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£. S. d. 3. Divide 31 11 6 by 2 4. Divide 22 3 9 by 3 5. Divide 70 10 4 by 4 6. Divide 56 11 5} by 5 7. Divide 61 14 8 8. Divide 24 15 9. Divide 185 17 6 by 8 10. Divide 182 16 8 by 9 11. Divide 16 1 11 12. Divide 1 198 by 11 13. Divide 6 6 6

by 12 14. Divide 1 26

by 9 15. Divide 948 11 6

64 by

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77 11 17 12 7 11 6 31 10 5 91

3 10 9 23 4 81 20 6 31 1 12 23 03 71 0 10 63 0 2 6 79 011)

by 10

by 12

2. When the divisor exceeds 12, and is the product of two

or more numbers in the table multiplied together.

RULE.

Divide by one of those numbe's first, and the quotient by the other, and the last quotie at will be the answer.

EXAMPLES,

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1. Divide 29 15 0 by 21 2. Divide 27 16 O by 32 3. Divide 67 9 4 by 44 4. Divide 24 16 6 by S6 5. Divide 128 90 by 42 6. Divide 269 12 4 by 56 7. Divide 248 10 8 by 64 8. Divide 65 14 O by 72 9. Divide 5 10 S by 81

Ans. 1 8 4

0 17 49 1 10 8 0 13 9 S 1 2 4 16 31 3 17 8

18 3 0143

£. S. d. 10. Divide 115 10 O by 90. 11. Divide 136 16 6 by 108.

1 12. Divide 202 13 6 by 121.

1 13 13. Divide 34 4 O by 144.

0 4 3. When the divisor is large, and not a composite number, you may divide by the whole divisor at once, after manner of long division, as follows, viz.

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54 pounds remaining. Multiply by 20 and add in the 13s. praluces 695 shillings, which divided by 4, gives

[145. in the quotient.

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223 188

35 shillings remaining, Multiply by 12 and add in the Sd. praduces 423 pence, which divided as above, gives 423

[9d. in the quotient.

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fo 2. Divido 115 13 4 by 31. 3. Divide 85 6.3 by 75. 4. Divide 315 3 103 by $65. 5. Divide 132 08 by 68. 6. Divide 740 16 8 by 10. 7. Divide 888 18 10 by 95.

Ans. 3 13 4

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18 93
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EXAMPLES OF

WEIGHTS, MEASURES, &c. 1. Divide 14 cwt. 1 gr. 8 lb. of sugar equally among & men.

gr.
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2. Divide 6''T. 11 cwt. 3 grs. 19 lb. by 4

Ans. 17. 12cwt. 3qrs. 25lb. 12uz. 3. Divide 14 cwt. 1 qr. 12 lb. by 5

Ans. 2cwt. 3qrs. 13lb. 9oz. Idrafo 4. Divide 16 lb. 13 oz. 10 dr. by 6

Års. 2/b. 12oz. 15dr. & Divide 55 b. 6 oz. 17 put. of silver into 9 equal

Ans. 6lb. Boz. Spitzt. 15grsoof 8. Divide 26 lb. I oz. 5 pwt. by 24

Ans. iib. ioz. 1pwt. lgp. 4. Divide 9 hhds. 98 Fals. 2 qts. by 12

Ans. Ohhds. 49gals. 29ts. 1pa 8. Divide : 69 bu. 1 pk. 6 qts. by 35

Aris. 4bu. Spks. 26. 9. Divide 17 lca. 1 m. 4 fur. 21 po. by el

Ans. 2ň. fieripo. 10. Divide 43. yus. 1 qr.1 na. by 11

Ans. Syds. Sqrs. 3rlii. 11. Divide 97 E. E. 4 qrs. 1 na. by 5

Ars. 19yds. Ogrs. Su.. 12. Divide 45 gallons of brandy equally, among 144 soldiers.

Ans. 1gill a-piece. 13. Rought a dozen of silver spoons, which wogether weighed 316. 2 az.. 13 pwt. 12 grs. how inuch silver diu each spoon contain:

Ans. Soz. 4yut. 11gr. 14. Bought 17 cwt. S qrs. 19 Ib. of sugar, and sold out ore third of it; liow much remains unsolu :

!!5. 11cut, Sors: 0.13%.

15. From a piece of cloth containing 64 yards 2 02. a taylor was ordered to make 9 soldiers' coats, which took one-third of the whole piece; how many yards did each coat contain ?

Ans. 2yds. Iqr. Ena.

PRACTICAL QUESTIONS. 1. If O yards of cloth cost 41. Ss. 71d. what is that per yard

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2. If 11 tons of hay cost 231. Os. 2d. what is that per ton ?

Ans. £2 1s. 10d. 3. If 12 gallons of brandy cost 41. 15s. 6d. what is that per gallon

Ans. 7s. 11d. 2grs. 4. If 84 lbs. of cheese cost il. 16s. 9d. what is that

per mund ?

Ans. 5d. 3. Bought 48 pairs of stockings for 11l. 2s. how inuch pair do they stand me in ?

Ans. 4s. 7 d. 6. If a reckoning of 51. 8s. 104d. be paid equally among 13 persons, what do they pay a-piece i sins. 8s. 4 d.

7. A piece of cloth containing 24 yards, cost 181. 6s. what did it cost per yard?

ins. 158. 5d. 8. If a logshead of wine cost $3!. 12s. what is it a gallon ?

fiis. 10s. 8d. 8. If i evt. of sugar cost sl. 10s. what is it per pound?

21s. 730. 10. If a man spends 711. 145. 61. a year, what is that ptr calendar month?

Ans. 4,5 195. 6id. 11. The Prince of Wales' salary is 150,000l. 2 years what is that a day?

Ans. 6410 19. ed. 12. A privateer takes a prize worth 12,465 dollars, of which the owner takes one-half, the officers one-foarth and the remainder is equally divided among the cailors who are 125 in number; how much is cach sailor's part?

Ans: 824 95019.

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