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addition or PEDERAL MONEY. 2.
Dollar is the money unit; all other denominations being ralued according to their place from the dollar's placeA point or comma, called a separatriz, may be placed after the dollars to separate them from the inferior denominations; then the first figure at the right of this separatrix is dimes, the second figure cents, and the third mills."
ADDITION OF FEDERAL MONEY.
Rule.-1. Place the numbers according to their value; that is, dollars under dollars, dimes under dimes, conts under cents, &c. and proceed exactly as in whole numbers; then place the separatrix in the sum total, directly under the separating points above.
2. When accounts are kept in dollars and cents, and no other deominations are mentioned, which is the usual mode in common reck-ning, then the first two figures at the right of the separatrix or point, any be called so many cents instead of dinnes and cents : for the lace of dinosis only the ten's place in cents; because ten cents make a dime; for example, 48.75, forty-eight dollars, seven dimes, five cents, may be read forty-eight dollars and seventy-five cente.
If the cents are less than ten, place a cipher in the ten's place, or pace of dimes-Erample, write down four dollars and 7 cents. Thus, s:4-07 ess.
* It may be observed, that all the figures at the left hand of the separatrix are dollars; or you may call the first figure dollaro, and the other cago, * Thus any sum of this money may be read differently, either whossy in the lowest denomination, or party in the higher, and partly in the lowest;
or example, 3754, may be either read 37.54 centoro lines and 4 cents -$7 gallars 5 dimes and 4 cents, or 3 eagles 7 dollar-5 dimes and 4 cents.