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41 24 gross weight of the whole,
75x42 2 20 whole tare.
Ans. 38 3 12 neat.

2. What is the neat weight of 7 tierces of rice, ea steighing 4 cwt. 1 qr. 9 lb. gross, tare per tierce 34 lb. ?

Ans. 28 C. O gr. 21 lb. 3. In 9 firkins of butter, each weighing 2 qrs. 12 lo.gro tare 11 lb. per firkin, how much neat? Ans. 4 C.2qrs. 916.

4. If 241 bls. of figs, each 3 qrs. 19 lb. gross, tare 10 per barrel; how many pounds neat? Ans. 22413

5. In 16 bags of pepper, each 85 lb. 4 oz. gross, tare bag, 3 lb, 5 02.; how many pounds neat? Ans. 1311

6. In 75 barrels of figs, each 2 qrs. 27 lb. gross, tare in whole 597 lb.; how much neat weight? Ans. 50 C. 171

7. What is the neat weight of 15 hhds. of Tobacco, e weighing 7 cwt. I qr. 13 lb. tare 100lb. per

hhd. ?

Ans. 97 C. Oqr. 111

CASE III. When the tare is at so much per cwt.--Divide the weight by the aliquot part of a cwt. for the tare, which tract from the gross, and the remainder will be neat we

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EXAMPLES.

1. What is the neat weight of 44 cwt. 3 qrs. 16 lb. tare 14 lb. per cwt. ? C. qrs. lb. 1 14 lb. / | 44 3 16 gross.

5 2 121 tare.

Ans. 39 1 31 ncat. 2. What is the neat weight of 9 hhds. of Tobacco weighing gross 8 cwt, 3 qrs. 14 lb. tare 16 lb. per cu

Ans, 68 C. 1 qr. 2 3. What is the neat weight of 7 bls. of potash, each w 201 lb. gross, tare 10 lb. per cwt, ? Ans. 1281 lb.

4. In 25 bls, of figs, each 2 cwt. I qr. gross, tare 16 lb.; how much neat weight? Ans. 48 cwt.

5. In 83. cwt. 3 qrs. gross, tare 20 lb, per cwt, w *Teight?

Ans. 68 cwt. 3 qrs 6. In 45 cwt. 3 qrs. 21 lb. gross, tare 8 lb. per auch neat weight?

Ans. 42 cwt. 2 qrs. 7. What is the value of the neat weight of S hh

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gar, at $9, 54 cts. per cwt. each weighing 10 cwl. I qr. 14 lb. gross, tare 14 lb. per cwt. Ans. $692, 84 cts. 21 m.

CASE IV. When Tret is allowed with the Tare. 1. Find the tare, which subtract from the gross, and call the remainder suttle.

2. Divide the suttle by 26, and the quotient will be the tret, which subtract from the suttle, and the remainder will be the neat weight.

EXAMPLES. 1. In a hogshead of sugar, weighing 10 cwt. 1 qr. 12 lb. gross, tare 14 lb. per cwt., tret 4 lb. per 104 lb.,* how much neat weight?

Or thus, cwt. qr. 16.

crt. gr. lb. 10 1 12

14-})10 1 12 gross.

1 1 41

26)9

o 7 suttle. 28

1.11 tret. 330

Ans. 8 2 24 neat,

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14=)1160 gross.

145
26) 1015 suttle.

39 tret.
Ans. 976 lb, neat.
2. In 9 cwt. 2 qrs. 17 lb. gross, tare 41 lb., tret 4 lb. per
104 lb., how much neat ? Ans. 8 cut. 3 qrs. 20 lb.

3. In 15 chests of sugar, weighing 117 cwt. 21 lb. gross, tare 173 lb., tret 4 lb. per 104, how many cwt. neat?

Ans. 111 cwt. 22 lb. 4. What is the neat weight of 3 tierces of rice, each weighing 4 cwt. 3 qrs. 14 lb gross, tare 16 lb. per cwt., and allowing tret as usual?

Ans. 12 cwt. O qrs. 6 l). 5. In 25 bls. of figs, each 84 lb. gross, tare 12 lb. per cwt.q tret 4 lb. per 104 lb.; how many pounds neat? Ans. 1803%

This is the tret allowed in London. The reason of divividing by 26 hecause 4 lb. is 1-28 of 204 lb, but if the tret is at any other rate, other part must be taken, agcording to the rate proposed, &c,

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6. What is the value of the neat weight of 4 barrels of Spanish tobacco; numbers, weights, and allowances as follows, at 9 d. per pound?

cwt. qrs. lb.
No. 1 Gross 1 2 15

Tare 16 lb. per cwt.
2
1 0 25

Tret 4 lb. 104 lb.

per
3
1 0 09

Ans. £17 16s. 3d.
0 3 21

CASE v.
When Tare, Tret, and Cloff, are allowed :

Deduct the tare and tret as before, and divide the suttle by 168 (because 2 lb. is the Tds of 3 cwt.) the quotient will be the cloff, which subtract from the suttle, and the remainder will be the neat weight.

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EXAMPLES.

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1. In 3 hogsheads of tobacco, each weighing 13 cwt. 3 qrs. 23 lb. gross, tare 107 lb. per hhd., tret 4 Ib. per 104 lb.; and sloff 2 lb. per 3. cwt., as usual; how much neat?

cut. qrs. lb.
13 3 23

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Ans. 4175 neat weight. 2. What is the neat weight of 26 cwt. 3 qrs. 20 lb. gross, tare 52 lb., the allowance of tret and cloff as usual? Ans. neat 25 cwt. 1 gr. 5 lb. 1 oz. nearly ; omitting fur

ther fractions.

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INTEREST.
INTEREST is of two kinds ; Simple and Compound.

SIMPLE INTEREST. Simple Interest is the sum paid by the borrower to the lender for the use of money lent; and is generally at a certain rate per cent. per annum, which in several of the United States is fixed by law at 6 per cent. per annum ; that is, 61. for the use of 1001. or 6 dollars for the use of 100 dol lars for one year,

&c.
Principal, is the sum lent.
Rate, is the sum per cent. agreed on.
Amount is the principal and interest added together."

CASE 1.
To find the interest of any given sum for one year,
RULE.Multiply the principal by the rate per cent. and divide the
product by 100; the quotient will be the answer.

EXAMPLES.

1. What is the interest of 391. 11s. 8 d. for one year af 6l. per cent. per annum ?

£. s. d.
39 11 81

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Ans. £2 7s.6d.fr 2. What is the interest of 2361. 10s. 4d. for a year, at 5

Ans. £ 11 16s. 6d.

per cent ?

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3. What is the interest of 571/. 138. 9d. for one year, at Ol. per cent. ?

Ans. £34 6s. 01d. 4. What is the interest of 21. 12s. 9 d. for a year, at 61. per cent. ?

Ans. £0 3s. 2d.

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FEDERAL MONEY. 5. What is the interest of 468 dols. 45 cts. for one year, at 6 por cent. ?

$ cts. 468, 45

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Ans. 28/10, 70=$28, 10 cts. 7 m. Here I cut off the two right hand integers, which divide by 100 : but to divide federal money by 100, you need only call the dollars so many cents, and the inferior denominationis decimals of a cent, and it is done.

Therefore you may multiply the principal by the rate, and place the separatrix in the product, as in multiplication of federal money, and all the figures at the left of the separatrix, will be the interest in cents, and the first figure on the right will be mills, and the others decimals of a mill, as in the following

EXAMPLES.

6. Required the interest of 135 dols. 25 cts. for a year at 6 per cent ?

cts. 135, 25

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Ans. 811, 50–$8, 11 cts. 5 m. 7. What is the interest of 19 dols. 51 cts. for one year, at 5 per cent. ?

cts. 51

5

19,

Ans. 97, 55=97 cts. 54m. 8. What is the interest of 436 dols. for one year, at 6 per cont. 3

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