5. In £49 195. 113d. how many farthings? £. s. d. gr. 49 19 11 3 20 999 Shillings, 11999 Pence. 4 Ans. 47999 Farthings. 6. How many Pence in £472 13s. 4d. ? Ans. 113440. 7. How many pounds in 467216 farthings ? 4)467216 12) 116804 2,0)973,3 8d. or Ans. £486 13s. 8d. 8. How many pounds in 9752 pence? Ans. £40 12s. 8d. 9. In 648 English guineas,* how many pence? Ans. 217728. * TABLE, Showing the weight and value of several pieces of For eign Coins. cts. An English Shilling is 1 4 22? A French Franc, 1 1} 18 A Livre Tournois, 1 18} An English or French Crown, 1 10 Napoleon, 2 3 71 # Johannes, 9 2 3 0 8 00 Moidore, 1 16 0 6 00 Eng. Guinea, 5 6 1 8 0 French do. 5 5 1 ng 31 4 541 Sp. Pistole, 4 5 1 1 3 By an Act of Congress passed April 29th, 1816, the gold coins of Great Britain and Portugal, are estimated at 27 grains to the dollar; those of France at 27 grains to the dollar; and those of Spain and her dominions, at 285 grains to the dollar. 67 4 dwt. 6 grs. 6 18 4 66% 3 54 10. How many Eng. guineas in 28560 pence! Ans. 85. 11. In 37 Spanish pistoles, how many farthings ? Ans. 37740. 12. In 48960 farthings, how many pence, three-pences, six-pences and dollars ? Ans. 12240 pence, 4080 three pences, 2040 six-pences and 170 dollars. 13. In A27 moidores, how many dollars and pounds ? Ans. $2562, or €768 12s. 14. In 11040 pence, how many dollars ? Ans. $153 2s. 15. How many pounds in 91751 farthings ? Ans. £95 11s. 51d. TROY WEIGHT. 1. How many grains in 471b. 10oz. of gold ! Ans. 275520. 2. In 47128 grains of gold, how many pounds! Ans. 810. 207. 3dwt. 16grs. 3. In 5605 grains, how many ounces ? Ans. 11oz. 13dwt. 13grs. 4. How many grains in 1815. 5oz. 9dwt. 21grs.? Ans. 106317grs. AVOINDUPOIS WWIGHT. 1. In 12cwt Igr. 1815. how many ounces, at 2511. to the qr. of a cwt ? Ans. 19888. 2. How many tons in 3440640 drams? Ans. 6 Tons. 3. In 2T. 15cut. 2grs. 1715. how many pounds, at 251. to the quarter ? Ans. 556711 4. How many pieces of 41. 541. and 6t. of each an equal number, in 62cwt. 2qrs. 24 15. of beef? Ans. 439 pieces of each. 5. In 3 tons of hay, how many pounds ? Ans. 672015. APOTHECARIES' WEIGHT. 1. In 318. 23. 63. how many drams. Ans. 2998. 2. How many pounds in 2535 scruples ? Ans. Stb. 93. 53. Cloth MEASURE. 1. How many quarters in 83yds. 3qrs. ? Ans. 335. 2. In 2528 nails, how many yards ? Ans. 158. 3. In 840 nails, bow many ells English ? Ans. 42. 4. How many yards of Holland in 58 pieces, each containing 36 ells Flemish ! Ans. 1566. 5. In 748 ells French, how many ells English, ells Flemish, yards, quarters, and nails ? Ans. 897 E. E. 3 qrs.-1496 E. Fl.--1122 yds.-4488 yrs.-17952 na. LONG MEASURE. Ans. 560 fur. 22400 poles. 2. How many leagues in 21120 yards ? Ans. 4. 3. How many barley corns in 360 degrees, each degree 69.4 miles ? Ans. 4755801600. 4. How often will a wheel that is 15 feet in circumference, turn round in the distance from Hallowell to Farmington, it being 32 miles! Ans. 11264. LAND OR SQUARE MEASURE. 1. In 17 acres 3 roods 10 poles, how many poles ? Ans. 2850. 2. In 815443200 inches, how many acres ? Ans. 130. 3. How many acres in 6654 rods or poles ? Ans. 41 Acres, 2 Ruods, 14 Rods. 4. In 6 acres 1 rood, how many perches ? Ans. 1000. 5. If a room be 16 feet long, and 14 feet wide, how many feet of boards will it take to lay the floor? Ans 224 feet. 6. How many shingles will it take to cover the roof of a house 40 feet in length, and of 18 feet rafters, allowing each shingle to be 4 inches wide, and each course to be laid out 6 inches ? Ans. 8640. 7. How many boards will cover a barn that is 50 feet long, and 30 feet wide ; the height of the gable ends 13 feet, and the rafters 20 feet each; and the posts, or body of the frame, 15 feet in height? Ans. 4790 feet. Cubic OR SOLID MEASURE. Ans. 622080. 2. How many cords of wood in 3096576 inches ? Ans. 14. 3. In 259200 inches of hewn timber, how many tons ? Ans. 3. 4. How many bricks, 8 inches long, 4 wide, and 2 thick, will build a house 44 feet long, 40 feet wide, and 20 feet high, with walls 12 inches thick ? Ans. 88560. DRY MEASURE. 1. In 19 bushels, how many quarts ? Ans. 1568. 2. How many bushels in 27072 quarts ? Ans. 846. 3. How many pints in 150 bushels of. corn ? Ans. 9600. 4. In 56 bushels of wheat, Canada measure, how many bushels of the United States ? Ans. 70. Note.—5 pecks, or 40 quarts, make 1 Canada bushel. WINE MEASURE. 1. In 3 hogsheads, how many gills ! Ans. 6048. 2. How many hogsheads in 6480 gills ? Ans. 3 Hhds. 13 Gals. 2 Qts. 3. How many pints in 25 tuns of wine ? Ans. 50400. 4. In 30876 gills, how many hogsheads ? Ans. 15 Hhds. 19 Gals. 3 Qts. 1 Pt. BEER MEASURE. 1. In 10 hogsheads 17 gallons, how many gills ? Ans. 17824. 2. How many firkins of ale, in 7624892 pints ? Ans. 1191:8 A. Fir. 7 Gals. 2 Qts. 3. How many pints in 12 hogsheads, 15 gallons, 2 quarts ? Ans. 5308. 4. In 6420 quarts, how many firkins of Beer ? Ans. 178 B. Fir. 3 Gals. year ? TIME. 1. How many minutes in 347 days ? Ans. 499680. 2. In 57953 hours, how many weeks? Ans, 344 W. 6 D. 17 H. 3. How many seconds are there in 72 years, 10 days, 18 hours, 11 minutes, allowing 365 days and 6 hours to a Ans. 2273076660. 4. How many days from the 20th of April to the 16th of December following ? Ans. 240. 5. Suppose your age to be 16 years and 20 days, how many seconds old are you, allowing 365 days and 6 hours to the year? Ans. 506649600 Sec. 6. How many days from the birth of Christ, to Christmas 1823, allowing the year to contain 365 days? Ans. 6658504 Days. 7. In a lunar month, how many seconds ? Ans. 2551443 Sec. а CIRCULAR MOTION. 1. In 6 signs of the zodiac, through which the sun moves in half a year, how many seconds ? Ans. 648000. 2. How many prime minutes in 360 degrees ? Ans. 21600. APPLICATION. 1. Four men brought each $70 sterling value in gold into the mint ; how many guineas at 21s. each must they receive in return ? Ans. 266 guin. 14s. 2. A silversmith received 3 ingots of silver each weighing 54 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. 16 of each, and 2 oz. over. 3. Suppose a ship’s cargo from Bourdeaux to consist of 250 pipes, 130 hhds. and 150 quarter casks or hhds.; how many gallons are there in all; and, allowing every pint to be a pound, what burden was the ship of ? Ans. 444.15 gal., and the ship's burden qrs. 4. In 15 pieces of cloth, each piece 20 yds, how many French ells ? Ans. 200. 5. In 10 bales of cloth, each bale 12 pieces, and each piece 25 Flemish ells, how many yards ? Ans. 2250. 6. The forward wheels of a wagon are 141 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 Hallowell to Boston, it being 174 miles ? Ans. 50284 times. 7. How many times will a ship 97 feet, 6 inches long, sail her length, in the distance of 12800 leagues, and 10 yards ? Ans. 2079508. 8. The sun's mean distance from the earth is 95,000,000 of miles; and a cannon ball at its first discharge, flies about a mile in 73 seconds ; how long would a cannon ball be, at that rate, in flying from the earth to the sun ? Ans. 22yrs. 216days, 12h. 40min. 9. If a field be 36 rods long, and 24 rods wide, how many acres does it contain ? Ans. 5 ac. 1 roo. 24 rods. D |