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CASE WI. When the price and quantity given are of several denoa.inations—Multiply the price by the integers in the given quantity, and take parts for the rest from the price of an integer; which, added together, will be the answer. This is applicable to federal money. ---------

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12 0 7 at $6, 34 cts. per cwt. $76, 47 cts. 6 m. 0 0 24 at $11, 91 cts. per cwt. 52.55 cts. 2's m. TARE AND TRET. TARE and Tret 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 contains the goods bought, and is either at so much per box, &c. or at or much per cwt. or at so much in the whole gross weight.

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gar, at $9,54 cts. per cwt. eachweighing 10 cwt. I q. 14 lb gross, tare 14 lb. per cwt. Ans. $592, 84 cts. 24 m. CASE IV. When Tret 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 tret, which subtract from the suttle, and the remainder will be the meat weight. EXAMPLES. 1. In a hogshead of sugar, weighing 10 cwt. 1 qr. 12 lb. gross, tare 14 lb. per cwt., tret 4 lb. per 104 lb.," how much

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* This is the tret allowed in London. Thereason of divividing by 26, because 4 lb. is 1-26 of -04 lb. but is the tret is at any other rate, other put must be taken, according to the rate proposed, &c.


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6. What is the value of the neat weight of 4 barrels of Spanish tobacco; numbers, weights, and allowances as fol

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When Tare, Tret, and Cloff, are allowed:

Deduct the tare and tret as before, and divide the suttle by 168 (because:2 lb. is the or of 3 cwt.) the quotient will be the cloff, which subtract from the suttle, and the remainder will be the neat weight.


1. In 3 hogsheads of tobacco, each weighing 13 cwt. 34rs. olb. gross, tare 1071b, per hlid., tret 4 lb. per 104 lb., and aloff 2 lb. per 3 cwt., as usual; how much meat?

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1563 lb. gross of 1 had.

4689 whole -
107-X3–321 tare. gross
26)435s suttle.
168 tret.
168)4200 suttle.
25 cloff.

Ans. 4175 meat weight. 2. What is the meat weight of 26 cwt. 3 qrs. 201b. gross, are 52 lb., the allowance of tret and cloff as usual? Ans, meat 25 cwt. 1 or 5 lb. 1 oz. nearly; omitting further fractions.

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