## Daboll's Schoolmaster's Assistant: Improved and Enlarged. Being a Plain Practical System of Arithmetic: Adapted to the United States |

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236 showing the value of Federal Money in other currencies 237

114 Useful Forms in transacting business 238 Weights of several pieces of

English , Portuguse , & French , gold coins , in dollars , cents , & mills 234 of

English ...

236 showing the value of Federal Money in other currencies 237

**Tare**and Trett114 Useful Forms in transacting business 238 Weights of several pieces of

English , Portuguse , & French , gold coins , in dollars , cents , & mills 234 of

English ...

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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 so

much ...

**TARE**and Trett are practical Rules for deducting certain ...**Tare**, which is anallowance 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 so

much ...

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Add the gross weights into one sum and the tares into another ; then subtract the

total

EXAMPLES . 1. What is the neat weight of 4 hogsheads of Tobacco marked with

the ...

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 werxht .EXAMPLES . 1. What is the neat weight of 4 hogsheads of Tobacco marked with

the ...

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9 lb. gross ,

each weighing 2 qrs . 12 lb. gross ,

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

barrel ...

9 lb. gross ,

**tare**per tierce 34 lb. ? Ans . 28C . Oqr . 21lb . 3. In 9 firkins of butter ,each weighing 2 qrs . 12 lb. gross ,

**tare**11 lb. per firkin , how much neat ! Ans .4C . 2grs . 9lb . 4. In 241 bls . of figs , each 3 qrs . 19 lb. gross ,

**tare**10 lb. perbarrel ...

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14 lb.

bbls . of potash , each weighing 201 lb. gross ,

6oz . 4. In 25 barrels of figs , each 2 cwt . 1 qr . gross ,

14 lb.

**tare**16. Ib . per cwt . ? Ans . 68C . 1gr . 24lb . 3. What is the neat weight of 7bbls . of potash , each weighing 201 lb. gross ,

**tare**10 lb. per cwt .: Ans . 1281lb .6oz . 4. In 25 barrels of figs , each 2 cwt . 1 qr . gross ,

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