Nine hundred and eleven thousand, Answer, 9999999 D ralu A the ther the RO dolla proce hes QUESTIONS. 1. What number of dollars are in six bags, containing each 37542 dollars ? Ans. 225252. 2. If one quarter of a ship's cargo be worth eleven thousand and ninety-nine dollars, how many dollars is the whole cargo worth? Ans. 44396 dols. 3. Money was first made of gold and silver at Argos, eight hundred and ninety-four years before Christ ; how long has money been in use at this date, 1814 ? Ans. 2708 years. 4. The distance from Portland in the Province of Maine, to Boston, is 125 miles ; from Boston to New-Haven, 162 miles ; from thence to New-York, 88 ; from thence to Philadelphia, 95; from thence to Baltimore, 102; from thence to Charleston, South Carolina, 716; and from thence to Savannah, 119 miles-What is the whole distance from Portland to Savannah ? Ans. 1407 miles. 5. John, Thomas, and Harry, after counting their prize money, John had one thousand three hundred and seventy five dollars ; Thomas had just three times as many as John; and Harry had just as many as John and Thomas bothPray how many dollars had Harry? Ans. 5500 dollars. tomi MICE FEDERAL MONEY. NEXT in point of simplicity, and the nearest allied to whole numbers, is the coin of the United States, cr FEDERAL MONEY. 10 mills, (m.) make 1 cent, marked 1 dime, 1 dollar, E. Dollar is the money unit; all other denominati valued according to their place from the dollar's A point or comma, called a separatriz, may be pl the dollars to separate them from the inferior denor then the first figure at the right of this separatriz the second figure cents, and the third mills.* in six bags , contai: ADDITION OF FEDERAL MONE! RULE.--1. Place the numbers according to their val dollars under dollars, dimes under dimes, cents under ce proceed exactly as in whole numbers; then place the si the sum total, directly under the separating points above. EXAMPLES. -o be worth eleven thox cany dollars is the w Ans. 44396 dels I and silver at dergi is before Christ; by ate, 1814 ? Ans. 2708 years che Province of Maced on to New-Haven, l. 83; from thence t Baltimore, 102; five 716; and from there e whole distance froz Ans. 1407 miles er counting their priz : hundred and serents mes as many as Joha and Thomas bothAns. 5500 dollars . 365, 541 94, 67 0 439, 3 0 4 3 90 9 3 4 239, 060 143, ,00 5 416, 168, 136, 125, 200, 304, 111, 2128, 860 2. When accounts are kept in dollars and cents, and uominations are mentioned, which is the usual mode in co oning, then the first two figures at the right of the separa' may be called so many cents instead of dimes and ce place of dimes is only the ten's place in cents; because ter a dime; for example, 48, 75, forty-eight dollars, seven dime may be read forty-eight dollars and seventy-five cents. If the cents are less than ten, place a cipher in the te peace of dimes.-Example. Write down four dollars Thus, $4, 07 cts. * It may be observed, that all the figures at the left hand of are dollars ; or you may call the first figure dollars, and the bec. Thus any sum of this money may be read differently, eit the lowest denomination, or partly in the higher, and partly i for example, 37 54, may be either read 3754 cents, or 375 dime or 37 dollars 5 dimes and 4 cents, or 3 eagles 7 dollars 5 dime E. and EXAMPLES. 1. Find the sum of 304 dollars, 39 cents; 291 dollars, 0 12 cents; 136 dollars, 99 cents ; 12 dollars and 10 cents. 195 291, 09 13 . 12, 10 Scen lars and fifty-seven cents. (4.) cts. 364, 00 3287, 60 0, 50 21, 50 1729, 19 181 0, 75 0, 99 140, 01. 8. What is the sun total of 127 dols. 19 cents, 278 dols. 19 cents, 34 dols. 7 cents, 5 dols. 10 cents, and 1 dol. 99 cents ? Ans. $446, 54 cts. 9. What is the sum of 378 dols. I ct., 136 dols. 91 cts., 344 dols. 8 cts., and 365 do!s. ? Ans, $1224. 10. What is the sum of 46 cents, 52 cents, 92 cents, and 10 cents ? 11. What is the sum of 9 dimes, 8 dimes, and 80 cents ? Ans. $2. Ans. $21. SIMPLE SUBTRACTION, and fifty-seven cent cargo? 12. I received of A, B, and C, a sum of money; 39 cents ; 291 dollars , 8 me 95 dols. 43 cts., B paid me just three times as m Hollars and 10 cents A, and C paid me just as much as A and B both : C tell me how much money Cpaid me? Ans. $381,78 13. There is an excellent well built ship just re from the Indies. The ship only is valued at 1214 86 cents; and one quarter of her cargo is worth 254] hundred forty-four del 65 cents, Pray what is the value of the whole sł Ans. 113792, 46 (4.) A TAILOR'S BILL. To Timothy Tay 1814, $. cts. To 2. yds. of Cloth, at 6, 50 per yd. To 4 yds. Shalloon, 75 To making your Coat, (7) To 1 silk Vest pattern, $. cts. To making your Vest, 163 To Silk, Buttons &c. for Vest, 3287, 80 1729, 19 4219, 99 140, 01 April 15. 861 17 67 72 99 09 F By an act of Congress, all the accounts of the Unite the salaries of all officers, the revenues, &c, are to be rec federal money; which mode of reckoning is so simple, easy venient, that it will soon come into common praotice throu the States. 1 SIMPLE SUBTRACTION. Is. 19 cents, 278 dola cents, and I dol . 9 Ans. $446, 54 cts. ct., 136 dols. 91 cts. Ans. $1224. Subtraction of whole Numbers, TEACHETH to take a less number from a the same denomination, and thereby shows the cents, 92 cents, and or remainder: as 4 dollars subtracted from 6 dolla Ans. $2. mainder is 2 dollars. RULE:--Place the least number under the greatest, so Ans. $21 may stand under units, tens under tens, &c. and draw.a them, mes, and 80 cents 4. Begin at the right hand, and take each figure in the lower lite. from the figure abovo it, and set down the remainder. 3. If the lower figure is greater than that above it, add ten to the upper figure; from which number so increased, take the lower and set down the remainder, carrying one to the next lower number, with which proceed as before, and so on till the whole is finished. PROOF. Add the remainder to the least number, and if the sum be equal to the greatest, the work is right. EXAMPLES. (3.) Greatest number, 2 4 6 8 6 2 1 5 7 87 96 4 7 5 Least number, 1 3 4 6 1 2 1 48 1 6 4 3 4 8 9 Difference, Proof, (4.) (5.) (6.) From 41678839 918764520 65432167890 Take 31542999 91243806 12345697098 Rem. (7.) (8.) From 917144043605 3562176255002 Take 40600832164 1235271082165 Rem. (9.) (10.) (11.) (12.) From 100000 2521665 200000 10000 Take 65321 2000000 99999 1 Dif. 13. From 360418, take 293752. Ans, 66666. 14. From 765410, take 34747. Ans. 730663. 15. From 341209, take 198765. Ans. 142444. 16. From 100046, take 10009. Ans. 90037. 17. From 2637804, take 2376982. Ans. 260822. 18. From ninety thousand, five hundred and forty-six take forty-two thousand, one hundred and nine. Ans. 48437. 19. From fifty-four thousand and twenty-six, take ning thousand two hundred and fifty-four. Ans. 44772 |