2876 28)10066 12 oz. 719 4)359 1416. 10066 pounds. 16 89cwt. 3qrs. 14lb. 12 oz. 2. In 19 lb. 14 oz. 11 dr. how many drams? Ans. 5099. 3. In 2 ton, how many drams? Ans. 573440. 4. In 24 tons, 19 cwt. 3 qrs. 19 lb. 5 oz. how many ounces? ns. 892245.. 5. Bring 5099 drams into pounds. Ans. 1916. 1402. 11dr. 6. Bring 573440 drams into tons. Ans. I. 7. Bring 892245 ounces into tons. Ans. 24 tons, 17 cwt. 3 qrs. 17 1b. 5 oz. 8. In 12 hhds. of sugar, each 11 cwt. 25 lb. how many pounds ? Ans. 15084, 9. In 42 pigs of lead, each weighing 4cwt. 3qrs. how many fother, at 19cwt. 2qrs? Ans. 10 fother, 44 cut. 10. A gentleman had 20 hnds. of tobacco, each 8 cwt. Sqrs. 141b. and wishes to put itinto boxes containing 79 Ib. each, I demand the number of boxes he must get? Ans. 284 4. APOTHECARIES' WEIGHT. 1. In 915 83 13 23 19 grs. how many graina ? 2. In 55799 grains, how many pounds!! Ans. 91 83 1320 19g. Ans, 55799 5. CLOTH MEASURE. Ans. 380grs. 1520nam. 2. In 341 yards, 3qrs. Ina. how many nails? Ans. 5469 3. In 3783 nails, how many yards? Ans. 236yds. Iqr. 3na. 4. In 61 Ells English, how many quarters and nails? Ans. 305qrs. 1220na. 5. In 56 Ells Flemish, how many quarters and nails? Ans. 168qrs. 672na. 6. In 148 Ells English, how many Ells Flemish ? Ans. 246 E. F. 2grs. 7. In 1920 nails, how many yards, Eļls Flemish, and Ells English? Ans. 120yds. 160 E. F. and 96 E. E. 8. How many coats can be made out of 36 yards of broadcloth, allowing 1 yalds to a coat? Ans. 21. 6. DRY MEASURE. 1. In 136 buskels, how many pecks, quarts and pints ? Airs. 544pks. 4352qts. 8704pts. 2. In 49bush. 3pks. 5qts. how many quarts? Ans. 1597. 3, In 8704 pints, how many bushels ! Ans. 136. 4. In 1597 quarts, how many bushels ? Ans. 49bush. 3pks. 5qts. 5. A man would ship 720 bushels of corn in barrels, which will hold 3 bushels; 3 pecks each, how many bar rels must he get? Ans. 192. hogyWINE MEASURE. 1. In 9 tuns of wine, how many hogsheads, gallons, and quarts ? Ans. 36/hds 2266gals '70929ts 2. In 24 hhds. 18 gals. 2 qts. how many pints ? Ans. 12244, 3. In 9072 quarts how many tuns? Ans. 9. 4. In 1905 pints of wine, how many hogsheads? Ans. 3hhds. 49gals. lpt. 5. In 1789 quarts of cider, how many barrels ? Ans. 14bls. 25qts. 6. What number of bottles, containing a pint and a half each, can be filled with a barrel of cider ? Ans. 168: 7. How many pints, quarts, and two quarts, each an equal number, may be filled from a pipe of wine ? Ans. 144. 8. LONG MEASURE. 1. In 51 miles, how many furlongs and poles ?:: Ans. 408fur. 16320poles. 2. In 49 yards, how many feet, inches, and barleycorns Ans. 147ft. 1764inch. 52926. C. 3. How many inches from Boston to New York, it being 249 miles? Ans. 15713280inch. 4. In 4352 inches, how many yards ? Ans. 120yds. 2ft. Sir. 5. In 082 yards, how many rods ? Ans. 682 X2-11=124rods. 6. In 15840 yards, how many miles and leagues ? Ans. 9m. 3lea. 7. How many times will a carriage wheel, 16 feet and 9 inches in circumference, turn round in going from New-York to Philadelphia, it being 96 miles ? Ans. 30261 times, and 81 feet over. 8. How many barley-corns will reach round the globe, it being 360 degrees? Ans. 4755801600. 9. LAND OR SQUARE MEASURE. 1. In 241 acres, 3 roods and 25 poles, how many square rods or perches ? Ans. 38705 perches. 2. In 20692 square poles, how many acres ? Ans. 129a. lr. 12 po. 3. If a piece of land contain 24 acres, and an inclosure of 17 acres, 3 roods, and 20 rods be taken out of it, how many perches are there in the remainder? Ans. 980 perches. 4. Three fields contain, the first 7 acres, the second 10 acres, the third 12 acres, 1 rood; how many shares can they be divided into, each share to contain 76 rode Ans. 61 shares, and 44 rods over. 10. SOLID MEASURL. 1. In 14 tons of hewn timber, how many solid inches! Aus. 14 X 50 X 1729=1209600. 2. In 19 tons of round timber, how many inches ? Ans. 1313280. 3. In 21 cords of wood, how many solid feet? Ans. 21 X 128=2688. 4. In 12 cords of wood, how many solid feet and aches? Ans. 1536ft. and 2654208inch. 5. In 4608 solid feet of wood, how Ans. 36cds. many cords? 11. TIME. 1. In 41 weeks, how many days, hours, minutes, and seconds ? Ans. 287d. 6888h. 413280min. and 24796800sec. 2. In 214d. 15h. 31m. 25sec. how many seconds ? Ans. 18545485sec. 3. In 24796800 seconds, how many weeks ? Ans. 41 weeks. 4. In 184009 minutes, how many days? Ans. 1270 18h. 49mirt. 5. How many days from the birth of Christ to Christmas, 1797, allowing the year to contain 365 days, 6 hours. Ans. 656354d. 6h. 6. Suppose your age to be 16 years and 20 days, how many seconds old are you, allowing 365 days and 8 hours to the year. Ans. 506649600sec. 9. From March 2d, to November 19th following, inelusive, how many days? Ans, 262. 12. CIRCULAR MOTION. 1. in 7 signs, 150 24' 40" how many degrees, minutes and seconds ? Ans. 2250 13524 and 811480" 2. Bring 1020300 seconds into si u. Ans 952 rue, 13. 25' QUESTIONS TO EXERCISE REDUCTION. 1. In 1259 groats how many farthings, pence, shil lago, and guineas, at 28s. ? Ans. 20144qrs. 5036d. 4108. 8d and 14 guinens, 273. 8d. 2. Borrowed 10 English guineas at 288. each, and 24 English crowns at 6s. and 8d. each ; how many pistoles at 22s. each will pay the debt ? Ans. 20. 3. Four men brought each 171. 10s. sterling value in gold into the mint, how many guineas at 21s. each must they receive in return? Ans. 66 guin. 145. 4. A silversmith received three ingots of silver, each weighing 27 ounces, with directions to make them into spoons of 2 oz. cups of 5 oz. salts of 1 oz. and snuff boxes of 2 oz. and deliver an equal number of each ; what was the number? Ans. 8 of each, and 1 oz. over. 5. Admit a ship's cargo from Bordeaux to be 250 pipes, 130 hhds. and 150 quarter casks [1 hhd.] how many gallons in all; allowing every pint to be a pound, what burden was the ship of? Ans. 44415 gals. and the ship's burden was 158 tons, 12cwt. 2qrs 6. In 15 pieces of cloth, each piece 20 yds. how many French Ells ? Ans, 200. 7. In 10 bales of cloth, each bale 12 pieces, and each piece 25 Flemish Ells, how many yards ? Ans. 225 8. The forward wheels of a wagon are 14 feet in circumference, and the hind wheels 15 feet 9 inches, how many more times will the forward wheels turn round than the hind wheels, in running from Boston to New York, it being 248 miles ? Ans. 7167. 9. How many times will a ship 97 feet 6 inches long, sail her length in the distance of 12800 leagues and ten yards? Ans. 2079508. 10. The sun is 95,000,000 of miles from the earth and a cannon ball at its first discharge flies about a mile in 7 seconds; how long would a cannon ball be, at that rate in flying from here to the sun ? Ans. 22yrs. 216d. 12h. 40m. 11. The Sun travels through 6 signs of the Zodiac in half a year; how many degrees, minutes and seconds ? Ans. 180deg. 10800min. 648000sec. 12. How many strokes does a regular clock strike in 865 days, or a year? Ans. 56940. 13. How long will it take to count a million at the rate of 50 a minute ? Ans. 333h. 20m. or 13d. 21h. 20m. |