useful in many instances, particularly in changing English money to dollars and cents, and the contrary. 13£. 3s. 6d. then is reduced as follows: 25.5.1.4. 1s..05£. and 6d.=24 farthings=.025£. and the whole is equal to £13.175. 13.175 .06 40 £.79050 Ans. To change the result to shillings and pence it is necessary to reverse the above operation. The 7 or jo are 14s. The .09 or får are rostico. The ó are ls. and the 100 are 1ooo! or 40 farthings ; then taking out 2, because the number is above 36, we have 38 farthings, or 9d. 2qr. ; and the whole interest is 15s. 9d. 2qr. 105. What is the interest of 13£. 15s. 3d. 2 qr. for 1 year and 6 months, at 6 per cent. ? 106. What is the interest of 4£. 11s. 8d. Iqr. for 9 months and 15 days, at 6 per cent. ? 107. What is the interest of 137£. Os. 9d. from 13th May, 1811, to 19th July, 1815, at 6 per cent. ? 108. What is the interest of 137£. 175. 2d. from 11th Jan. 1822, to 15th August, at 6 per cent. ? 109. What is the interest of 17£. 9s. from 1st June, 1819, to 17th Aug. 1820, at 6 per cent. ? 110. What is the interest of 13s. 4d. from 17th June, 1818, to 28th Aug. 1821, at 6 per cent. ? 111. What is the interest of 4s. 8d. 2qr. for 7 months and 3 days, at 6 per cent ? 112. What is the commission on 143£. 13s., at 5 per cent. ? 113. What is the duty on a quantity of goods, of which the invoice is 257£. 19s. 4d., at 15 per cent. ? N. B. T'he above examples in pounds, shillings, &c. apply equally to English and to American money. Division of Decimals. XXVIII. 1. If 5 barrels of cider cost $18.75, what is that per barrel ? 2. A man bought 17 sheep for $98.29, what was the ave rage price? 39 3. Divide $183.575 equally among 5 men. How much will each have ? 4. Divide 7.5 barrels of flour equally among 5 men. How much will they have apiece ? 5. Divide 11.25 bushels of corn equally among 8 men. How much will they have apiece ? 6. A man travelled 73.437 miles in 15 hours; what was the average distance per hour ? 7. At 28£. 58. 8d. per ton, what cost 1 cwt. of iron ? 8. If a ship and cargo are worth 1253£. 6s. 4d., what is the man's share who owns of her ? 9. What is of 49.376 ? 10. What is it of 583.542 ? 11. What is of 13.75 ? 12. What is its of 387.65 ? 13. Divide 13.3468 by 4. 14. Divide 1387.35 by 48. 15. Divide 158.6304 by 113. 16. Divide 12.4683 by 27. 17. Divide 1.384 by 15. 18. Divide .7376 by 28. 19. Divide .6433 by 156. 20. Divide 1.5 by 58. 21. Divide .4 by 13. 22. Divide .0346 by 27. 23. Divide .003 by 43. 24. Divide 1.06438 by 1846. 25. Divide 13.84783 by 137648. 26. At $1.37 per gallon, how many gallons of wine may be bought for $37 ? 27. At $.34 per bushel, how many bushels of oats may be bought for $24? 29. At $.165 per lb., how many lb. of raisins may be bought for $3? 30. At $.03 apiece, how many lemons may be bought for $5? 31. If 1.75 yards of cloth will make a coat, how many coats may be made from 38 yards ? 32. If 1.3 bushels of rye is sufficient to sow an acre of ground; how many acres will 23 bushels sow? 33. Íf 18.75 bushels of wheat grow on 1 acre, how many acres will produce 198 bushels, at that rate ? 34. If a man travel 5.385 miles in an hour, in how many hours will he travel 83 miles at that rate ? 35. If 3s. will pay for 1 day's work, how many days' work may be had for 13s. ? 36. If 5s. 8d. will pay for 1 day's work, how many days' work will 11£. pay for ? 37. At 8s. 3d. per gallon, how many gallons of wine may be bought for 18£. 38. If 2.5 barrels of cider cost $7, what is that per bar rel ? 39. If 1.5 barrel of four cost $10, what is that per bar rel? 40. If 2.75 firkins of butter cost $23, what is that per firkin ? 41. If 3.375 barrels of beer cost $14, what is that per barrel ? 42. If 13.16 bushels of wheat cost 6£., what is that per bushel ? 43. If .3 of a yard of cloth cost $2, what is that per yard ? 44. If.35 of a ton of hay cost $8, what cost a ton ? 45. If .846 of a barrel of flour cost 32 snillings, what will a barrel cost at that rate ? 46. If .137 of a ton of iron cost 52 shillings, what will I ton cost ? 47. JIow many times is 1.3 contained in 18 ? 68. How many times is .0035 contained in 67 ? 69. 67 is .0035 of what number? 70. Divide 156 by 4.35. 71. Divide 38 by 13.56. 72. Divide 23 by 1.3846. 73. Divide 7 by 8.4. 74. 7 is what part of 8.4 ? 75. Divide 3 by 5.8. 76. 3 is what part of 5.8 ? 77. Divide 8 by 17.37. 78. 8 is what part of 17.37 ? 79. Divide 23 by 120.684. 80. 23 is what part of 120.684 ? 81. Divide 14 by .7. 82. Divide 130 by .83. 83. Divide 847 by .134. 84. Divide 8 by .0645. 85. Divide 3 by .00735. 86. Divide 1 by .005643. 87. Divide 157 by .00001. 88. At $2.75 per gallon, how many gallons of wine may be bought for $56.03 ? 89. At 17.375 shillings per gallon, how many gallons of wine may be bought for 42.25 shillings? 90. At 16s. 4d. per gallon, how many gallons of brandy may be bought for 4£. 79. ? 91. At 2£. 3s. 4d. per barrel, how many barrels of flour may be bought for 32£. 7s. 6d. ? 92. If 3.75 barrels of flour cost $25.37, how much is that 93. If 5.375 barrels of cider cost 4£. 4s., what is that per barrel ? 94. If .845 of a yard of cloth cost $5.37, what is that per yard ? 95. If of a ton of iron cost $60.45, what cost 1 ton ? 96. How inany times is 13.753 contained in 42.7 ? 97. How many times is 1.468 contained in 473.75 ! 98. How many times is .7647 contained in 13.42 ? 99. How many times is .0738 contained in 1.6473 ? 100. 1.6473 is .0738 of what number? 101. How many times is .001 contained in .1? 102. .l is .001, of what number? 103. How many times is .002 contained in .01 ? per barrel ? 104. .01 is .002 of what number? Ib. be bought for $1.375 ? iio. If 4.5 yards of cloth cost $28.35, how much is that per yard ? 111. If 3.45 tons of hay cost 22€. 7s. 5d., how much is that per ton ? 112. At 3s. 8d. per bushel, how many bushels of barley may be bought for 3£. 5s. 7d.? 113. If 47.25 bushels of barley cost 15€. 17s. 5d., what is that per bushel ? 114. If 15 cwt. 3 qr. 14 lb. of iron cost 174. 14s. 8d., what is that per cwt. ? 115. If.35 of a ton of iron cost 10£. 3s. 5d., what cost a ton at that rate ? 116. Divide 16.4567 by 2.5. 116. Divide 137.06435 by 3.25. 117. Divide 105.738 by .3. 118. Divide 75.426 by .1 119. Divide 1.76453 by 1.3758.* 120. Divide .78357 by .001. 121. Divide .073467 by .005. 122. Divide .007468 by .0075. 123. How many times is .037 contained in 1.04738 ? 124. 1.04738 is .037 of what number ? 125. How many times is .135 contained in 13.4073 ? 126. 13.4073 is .135 of what number? 127. Divide 13.40764 by 123.725. 128. Divide .406478 by 135.407. In the following examples express the division in the form of a common fraction, and reduce them to their lowest terms. 129. Divide 17:57 by 14.23. |