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LXALIPLAS. 1. What cost Ecwt. 3qrs. 2. What cost 9cwt. 1°r. 141b. of raising, at 21. Ils. 8lb. of sugar, at 8 dollars,

65 cts. per cwt. ? £. d.

$ cts. 2 qrs. $ %

11 8 1 qr. + 8,65
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C. grs.

1 5 14 12 0

Ans. £15 3 6 Ans. $80,6303
lb.

ANSWERS.
3 16 at $9, 58cts. per cwt. $75, 61cts, 3nt
1 O at 2l. 175. per cwt.

£14 19. sta :3
3 ng at:01. 13s. 8d. per cwt. £10 2s. 518
0 7 at $6, 34cts. per cwt. $76, 47cts, 6m
0 24 at $11, 91cts. per cwt. $2, 55cts. 2 tom.

TARE AND TRETT. TARE and Trett are practical Rules for deducting certain allowances which are made by merchants, in buying and selling goods, &c. by weight ; in which are noticed the following particulars :

1. Gross Weight, which is the whole weight of any sort of goods, together with the box, cask, or bag, &c which contains them.

2. Tare, which is an allowance made to the buyer for the weight of the box, cask, or bag, &c, which con. tains the goods bought, and is either at so much per box, &c.—or at so much per cwt or at so much in the whole gross weight.

3. Trett, which is an allowance of 4 lb. on every 104 lb. for waste, dust, &c.

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4. Cloff, which is an allowance made of 2 lb. upon every 3cwt.

5. Sutlle, is what remains after one or two allowances have been deducted.

CASE 1. When the question is an Invoice-Add the gross weights into one sum and the tares into another; then subtract the total tare from the whole gross, and the remainder will be the neat weight.

EXAMPLES.

C. qr.

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1. What is the neat weight of 4 hogsheads of tobacca marked with the gross weight as follows:

16.
No. 139 0 12 Tare 100
2 -8 3 4

95
3 7 1 0

83 4 6 3

81

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25

Whole gross 32
Tare 359 lb.3

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23

359 total tare.

gr. 26.

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Ans. 28 3 18 neat. 2. What is the neat weight of 4 barrels of Indigo, No. and weight as follows: C.

16.
No. 1 4 1 10 Tare 36
2 3
02

29
3 4 0
19

32 cwl.qr.lb.
4
0 0

35.) Ans.15 0 11

CASE II. When the tare is at so much per box, cask, bag, &c. Multiply the tare of 1 by the number of bags, bales, &c. the product is the whole tare, which subtract from the gross, and the remainder will be the neat weight.

EXAMPLES. 1. In 4 hhds. of sugar, each weighing 10 cwt. 1 qr 15lb. gross; tare 75lb. per hhd. how much neat.

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Ans. 38 3 12 neat.

2. What is the neat weight of 7 tierces of rice, each weighing 4 cwt. 1. gr. lb. gross, tare per tierce 34 lb. ?

Ans. 28 C. Oqr. 21lb. 3. In 9 firkins of butter, each weighing 2 qrs. 12 lb. gross, tare 11 lb. per firkin, how much neat?

Ans. 4 C. 2qrs. 9lb. 4. In 241 bls. of figs, each 3 qrs. 19 lb. gross, tare 10 lb.

per narrel ; how many pounds neat ? Ans. 22413.

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

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

Ans. 50 C. lqr. 7. What is the neat weight of 15 hhds. of tobacco, cach weighing 7 cwt. 1 qr. 13 lb, tare 100 lb. per hhd.

Ans. 97 C. Oqr. 1116

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

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EXAMPLER.

C. qrs.

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

lb.
| 141b. 1 $ | 44 3 16 gross.

5 2

12) tare. Ans. 391 3} neat.

2. What is the neat weight of 9 hhds. of Tobacco, cash weighing gross 8 cwt. 3qrs. 141b. tare 161b. per cwt. ?

Ans. 68C. Iqr. 2416. 3. What is the neat weight of 7bbls. of potash, each weighing 2911b. gross, tare 10lb. per cwt. ?

Ans. 128116. 6oz. 4. In 25 barrels of figs, each 2 cwt. Iqr. gross, tare per cwt. 16lb. ; how much neat weight ?

Ans. 48cut. 2416. 6. In 83 cwt. 3qrs. gross, tare 20lb. per cwt. what neat weight?

Ans. 68 cwt. 3qrs. 5lb. 6. In 45 cwt. 3 qrs. 21lb. gross, tare 8 lb. per cwt. how much neat weight?

Ans. 42 cwt. 2grs. 171 lb. 7. What is the value of the neat weight of 8 hhds, of sugar, at $9 54 cts. per cwt. each weighing 10 cwt. Iqr. 14lb. gross, tare 141b. per cwt.

Ans. $692, 84 cts. 21 m.

CASE IV.

When Trett 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 trett, which subtract from the suttle, and the remainder will be the neat weight.

EXAMPLES.

1. In a hogshead of sugar, weighing 10 cwt, 1qr. 12 Ib. gross, tare 141b. per cwt. trett 4lb. per 1041b:* how much neat weight ?

This is the trett allowed in London. The reason of dividing by 26 is because 4lb. ise of 1041b. but if the trett is at any other rate, other parts must be taken, ac, cording to the rate proposed, dve.

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Ans. 3761b. neat. 2. In 9 cwt. 2 qrs. 17 lb. gross, tare 41lb. trett 4 lb. per 104 lb. how much neat? Ans. Scut. 3qrs. 2016.

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

Ans. 111cwt 221b. 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 trett as usual?

Ans. 12cwt. Oqrs. 61b. 5. In 25 barrels of figs, each 84 lb. gross, tase 12 lb. per cwt. trett 4 lb. per 104 lb. ; how many pounds neat?

Ans. 1803+ 6. What is the value of the neat weight of 4 barrels of Spanish Tobacco; numbers, weights, and allowances ces as follows, at 9 d. per pound ?

cunt,
qrs.

16.
No. 1 Gross 1 2 15
2
1 0 25

Tare 161b. per cwt. 3

1 0 09 Trett4lb. per 1041b. 0 3 21

Ans. £14 16s. 3de

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