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5. Divide 97 dols. 45 cts. by 85. Ans. $1 14cts. 6m. 6. Divide 2.18 dols. 5-4 cts. by 123.

Ans. 198cts. 8m.=$1 98cts. 81. 7. Divide 24 dols. 65 cts. by 248. Ans. Octs. 911 8. Divide 10 dols. or 1000 cts. by 25. Ans. 40cts. 9. Divide 125 dols. by 500.

Ans. 25cts. 10. Divide 1 dollar into 33 equal parts.

Ans. 3cts. + PRACTICAL QUESTIONS.

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1. Bought 25 lb. of coffee for 5 dollars ; what is tnat a pound?

Ans. 20cts. 2. If 131 yards of Irish linen cost 49 dols. 78 cts. what is that per yard ?

Ans. 38cts. 3. If a cwt. of sugar cost 8 dols. 96 cts. what is that per pound?

Ans. Scts. 4. If 140 reams of paper cost 329 dols. what is that

Ans. $2 35cts. 5. If a reckoning of 25 dols. 41 cts. be paid equally among 14 persons, what do they pay a piece ?

Ans. $1 81 cts. 6. If a man's wages are 235 dols. 80 cts. a year, what is that a calendar month ?

Ans. $19 65cts. 7. The salary of the President of the United States, is twenty-five thousand dollars a year ; what is that a day?

Ins. $68 49 cts. 2. To divide the denominations of Sterling Money,

Weights, Measures, &c.

RULE.

Begin with the highest denomination as in simple division ; and if any thing remains, find how many of the next lower denomination this remainder is equal to ; which add to the next denomination : then divide again, carrying the remainder, if any, as before ; and so on till the whole is finished.

PROOF--The same as in simple Division,

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7 7 11 5. Divide 70 10 4 by 4

17 12 7 6. Divide 56 11 5. by 5

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6 3 7. Divide 61 8 by 6

10 5 97 8. Divide 24 15 61 by 7

3 10 9 9. Divide 185 17 6 by 8

23 4 87 10. Divide 182 16 8 by 9

20 11. Divide 16 1 11 by 10

1 12 21 12. Divide 1 19 8 by 11

0 3 7 d eqs 13. Divide 6 6 6 by 12

0 10 61 14. Divide 1 2 6 by 9

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1 5 8 11. Divide 138 16 6 by 108

1 5 12. Divide 202 13 6 by 121

1 13 6 13. Divide 34 4 O by 144

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£. 2. Divide 113 13 4 by 31 3. Divide 85 6 3 by 75 4. Divide 315 3 107 by 365 5. Divide 132 0 8 by 68 6. Divide 740 16 8 by 100 7. Divide 888 18 10 by 95

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EXAMPLES OF WEIGHTS, MEASURES, &c, 1. Divide 14 cwt. 1 gr. 8 lb. of sugar equally among

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2. Divide 6 T. 11 cwt. 3 qrs. 19 lb. by 4

Ans. 1T. 12 cut. 3ors. 2516. 120% 3. Divide 14 cwt. I qr. 12 lb. by 5

Ans. 2 cut. 3qrs. 13.b. 9oz. 9dr.+ 4. Divide 16 lb. 13 oz. 10 dr. by 6

Ans. 2/b. 12oz. 15 dr. 5. Divide 56 lb. 6 oz. 17 pwt. of silver into 9 equal parts.

Ans. 61b. 3oz. 8pwt. 13 grs.+ 6. Divide 26 kb. 1 oz. 5 pwt. by 24

Ans. 176. 10%. 1 pvt. lgf. 7. Divide 9 hhds. 28 gals. 2 qts. by 12

Ans. Ohhd. 49gals. 2gts. Ipt. 8. Divide 168 bu. 1 pk. 6 qts. by 35

Ans. 4bu. 3 pks. 2qt 9. Divide 17 lea. 1 m. 4 fur. 21 po. by 21

Ang. 2m. 4fur. 1pò. 10. Divide 43 yds. 1 qr. 1 na. by 11

Ans. Byds. 3qrs. Ina. 11. Divide 97 E. E. 4 qrs. 1 na. by 5

Ans. 19yds. 2qrs. 3na. + 12. Divide 44 gallons of brandy equally among 144 soldiers.

Ans. Igill a-piece 13. Bought a dozen of silver spoons, which togeths weighed 3 lb. 2 oz. 13 pwt. 12 grs. how much silver did nach spoon contain

Ans. 3oz. 4 prot. 11gr. 14. Bought 17 cyt. 3 qrs. 19 lb. of sugar, and sold out fre third of it ; how much remains unsold ?

Ans. 11 cut. 3gpt9276

15. From a piece of cloth containing 64 yards 2 na a tai lor was ordered to make 9 soldiers' coats, which took one third of the whole , piece ; how many yards did each coat contain ?

Ans. Qyds. Iqr. 2 na.

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2. If 11 tuns of hay cost 231. Os. 2d. what is that per

Ans. £2 18. 10d. 3. If 12 gallons of brandy cost 41. 158. 6d. what is that per gallon ?

Ans. 7s. 11d. 2qrs. 4. If 84 lbs. of cheese cost 11. 16s. 9d. what is that per pound?

Ans. 5 d. 5. Bought 48 pairs of stockings for 11l. 2s. how much a pair do they stand me in ?

Ans. 4s. 7 d. 6. If a reckoning of 5l. 88. 101. be paid equally among 13 persons, what do they pay a-piece ? Ans. 88.4}d.

7. A piece of cloth containing 24 yards, cost 187 69. what did it cost per yard ?

Ans. 158. 30. 8. If a hogshead of wine cost 33l. 12s. what is it a gal'on ?

Ans. $10s. 8d. 9. If 1 cwt. of sugar cost 31. 10. what is it per pound ?

Ans. 74d. 10. If a man spend 711. 148. 6d. a year what is that per calendar month

Ans. £5 193. 6.d. 11. The Prince of Wales' salary is 150,0001. a year, what is that a day?

Ans. £410 198. 2d. 12. A privateer takes a prize worth 12465 dollars, of which the owner takes one half, the officers one fourth and the remainder is equally divided among the sailors, pho are 123 in number ; how much is each sailor's part

Ans. $2499cta.

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