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2. But if there be not so many places, prefix cyphers at the left hand to make up the defect. Then, the first figure at the right hand of the separating point is dimes, the second, cents, the third, mills, and all the rest decimal parts of a mill.
919,514120 Doll. d.c.m.
Dol. d.c.m. 3. What will 85 yards of baize cost, at 32 cento per yard ?
d.c. ,32 85
Answer, $.27,20 4. What will 186 acres of land come to, at 12 do -lars, 28 cents, per acre ?
7368 9824 1228
5. What will of a yard of cloth come to, at 15 cents,. 2 mills, per yard.?.
Division of Federal Money.
RULE. 1. Divide in the same manner as whole numbers, nd at the right hand of the quotient point off so many gures, for checimal parts, as the places in the divilend exceed those in the divisor,
2. But if the places in the quotient be less than he excess of places in the dividend above those in the wisor, prefix cyphers at the left hand to make up the efect.
3. When there are not so many places of decima's in, he dividend as in the divisor, annex cyphers to the ividend to make the places equal, and the quotient. vill be whole numbers ; then if any thing remain, cyhers may be annexed to the remainder, and the quoent carried to as many places as are thought. ecessary
3. If 12 men spend 4 dollars, 82 cents, 4 mills, what is each man's proportion ?
4. If 764lb. of beef cost 34 dollars, 38 cents, what will 1lb, cost?
5. Divide 874 eagles between 130 persons
6. Divide 72 dollars, 41 cents, 8 mills, by 673 dcl Lars, 5 cents, 3 mills.
dic.m. 673,053)72,4180C, 107
Reduction of Coins i
States ; also Ěnglish, Irish, Canada, Nova Scotia,
1. If the sum be pounds, annex a cypher to them, divide by 3, and the quotient will be dollars.
2. When the sum consists of pounds and shillings, annex half the shillings to the pounds, and divide as before.
3. If the sum be shillings and pence, reckon one dollar for every six shillings; and the remainder, reduced to pence, multiply by 14 ; then for every nine pence in the number of pence, deduct one from the product, and the remainder will be mills.
EXAMPLES. 1. Reduce v100 New-Hampshire, &c. to Federal Money
d. cm 3)1000(333, 3 3 31 Answer. 2. Reduce 5.42 12s. to Federal Money.
3)426(142 dollars, Answer. 3. Reduce 16s. 6d. to Federal Money.
d. From 16 6 Take 12
O equal to 2 dollars. Remain, 4 6 equal to 54 pence. then, 54 In 54 pence there are 6 times 9 pence,
14 therefore, 6 being taken from 756, the
remainder is 750 mills, or 75 cents ; to 216 which 2 dollars being added, the sum is 54 2 dollars, 75 cents, the answer required.
Or take the following Rules. 1. Find by inspection the decimal expression of the shillings, pence, and farthings, by writing halt