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971 ANALYSIS.

188 18 = 3755.40.
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971 Cancel and compute.

18. A broker sells 50 tons of hay, proceeds $862.944, brokerage 11%; how much per ton did the owner realize ?

Ans. $17. 19. Sold flour at 21% commission, invested of the amount of sales in sugar at 13% commission ; the balance, after deducting commissions, was $430. What was the flour sold for, and how much was invested in sugar ? The commission on sugar =

1%.
The whole commission on sugar and flour = 31%.

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188 1

= 500. 31% on the whole is 14% on t; the balance is $500, which is 4 the sales of flour; therefore, flour sold for $2000 and $1500 invested in sugar.

20. Sold goods at 4% commission, and invested the proceeds, except my commissions, in other goods at 4% commission. My commissions were $200; what was the amount of sales and also of the investment? Band x 10a Log invested ; 184 = commission.

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13 = 2600, amount of sales.

= 200.

? 21. Sold goods and invested the proceeds, retaining the commissions, which were 4% on the sales and 2% on the investment. The amount invested was $8000 ; what was the amount of sales and of the commissions ? x 10 =

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= 8500, sales.

500, commissions. 8000 x 182 x = 8000 x 17

= 8500.

Or,

STOCKS, BONDS, ETC.

EXAMPLES.

1. What is the cost of 8 shares stock, $100 per share, at 5 per cent premium? 5

$800 x 186

= $840.

2. What will 12 shares stock ($50) cost, at 15% discount? and what is the discount ?

Ans. $510 cost, $90 discount. 3. Bought $200 gold at 3% premium. What is the cost and premium ? Ans. $201 cost, $1 premium.

4. Bought a drast on New York for $500, premium 1%. What is the cost and premium?

Ans. $14 premium, $5011 cost. 5. Sold $750 uncurrent funds, at 5% discount. What was the amount of sale, and the discount?

Ans. *7121 sale, 374 discount. 6. Bought 50 shares R.R. stock ($50) at 64%, and sold them at 69%. What did I gain ?

$50 x 50 = $2500 x xáu $125 gain.

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7. Bought stock at 105%, and sold it at 96%. What was lost on 60 shares ($50) ?

Ans. $270. 8. What is the difference in the cost of a draft on New York for $5000 at 1% premium, and one on New Orleans for the same sum at % discount?

Ans. 374. 9. Purchased per broker, 20 shares stock ($50) at 15% discount, brokerage 1%. What was the cost ?

5

$1$$$ x x 8 =
$1000X xD 3411 = $8541

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10. Bought 15 bonds (face $250) at 15% discount, brokerage 3% ; sold them at 10% premium, brokerage 1%. What was the gain ?

Bought 15 x 250 x 180 x 281.

Sold 15 x 250 x H8 x 28% REM.—Brokerage has to be paid both on the purchase and sale ; it will increase the cost, but diminish the sales.

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PROBLEMS.

To find the rate per cent of gain or loss.

The ratio of the gain or loss reduced to hundredths, either as a common fraction or a decimal fraction, the number of hundredths will be the rate per cent.

EXAMPLES.

1. Paid $2525 for a draft on New York for $2500. What percentage was the premium?

2525
2500
25

= rate of premium = to, or 1%. 2500

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2. Bonds (face $2500) cost $2550, brokerage $373 What was the percentage of premium ?

2550

374 2512 2500

12 2500

rate of premium

100

or 1%, Ans.

3. Bonds (face $5000) cost $4275, brokerage $25. What

per cent was the discount ?

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4. Received $5.40 for a note of $6 ; what per cent was

a the discount ?

6.00
5.40

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5. Bought gold at 5% premium, the premium alone was $15; how much gold was bought ? TO 15, Ito = 3, Tdo

108 = $300.

6. Sold bonds at 15% discount, and received $210 less than the face ? What was the face value ?

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7. Bought bonds at 60%, sold them at 80%; brokerage in the purchase and sale 13%; the gain was $179. What was the face of the bonds ?

11% of 60% 8 x 8 = 10% .
11% of 80% 3 2 X 7 .

% 1% = 21 21% is paid for brokerage, the gain is

-20% - 20%

21 178%.
171% = 100%

= $179.
1888 = 1 = 170 x 1000 = $1000, Ans.

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8. What is the face of a draft costing $3193.19, bought at a premium of 11%?

$3193.19 x 30%

= $3146.

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9. Bought a draft on New Orleans at 1 per cent discount for $990 ; what was the face of the draft ?

Ans. $1000. 10. Invested $6750 in stocks at 25% discount. What

par
value of the stocks ?

Ans. $9000. 11. Invested $6250 in stocks at 60%, and brokerage 23% on the par value. What is the par value of the stocks?

Ans. $10000. 12. How much gold at 51% premium, can be bought for $2268.25 ?

Ans. $2150. 13. Bought goods at 80 cts. per yard, and sold at 90 cts. per yard. What per cent did I gain?

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