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Proof. 24)11400 grains. Ans

2,0)47,5
12 23 15 pwt.

- 1 lb. 11 oz. 15 pwt.
2. In 246 oz. how many pwts. and grains ?

Ans. 4920pwt. 118080grs. 3. Bring 46080 grs. into pounds.

Ans. 8. 4. In 97397 grains of gold how many pounds ?

Ans. 161b. 10oz. 18pwt. 5grs 5. In 15 ingots of gold, each weighing 9 oz. 5 pwt, how many grains ?

Ans. 66600. 6. In 4 lb. 1 oz. 1 pwt. of silver, how many table spoons, weighing 23 pwt. each, and tea-spoons, 4 pwt. 6 grs. each, can be made, and an equal number of each sort ?

23pwt. +4pwt. Ogrs.=654grs. the divisor ; and 4lb. 1oz. 1 prot.=23544 grs. the dividend. Therefore 23544 65436 Answer.

3. AVOIRDUPOIS WEIGHT.

In 89 cwt. 3 qrs. 14 lb. 12 oz. how

many

ounces?

354 quarters.

(Carried up.)

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2. In 19 lb. 14 oz. 11 dr. how many.drams?

Ans. 5099. 3. In 1 tu.1, how many drams? Ans. 573440.

4. In 24 tuns, 17 cwt. 3 qrs. 17 Ib. 5 oz. how many ounces?

Ans. 892245. 5. Bring 5099 drams into pounds.

Ans. 1916. 14oz. 11dr. 6. Bring 573440 drams into tuns.

Ans. 1. 7. Bring 892245 ounces into cuns.

Ans. 24 8+%. 17 cut. 3qrs. 177h. 50. 8. In 12 hhds. of sugar, each 11 cwt. 25 lb. how many pounds?

Ans. 15084. 9. In 42 pigs of lead, each weighing 4cwt. 3qrs. how many fother, at 19cwt. 2qrs.? Åns. 10 fother, 4ļcwt.

10. A gentleman has 20 hhds. of tobacco, each 8 cwt. 3 qrs. 14lb. and wishes to put it into boxes containing 70 lb. éach, I demand the number of boxes he must get?

Ans. 284.

4. APOTHECARIES' WEIGHT. 1. In 915 83 13 219grs. how many grains ?

Ans. 55799. 2. In 55799 grains, how many pounds ?

Ans. 915 83 13 22 19gr.

5. CLOTH MEASURE. 1. In 95 yards, how many quarters and nails ?

Ans. 380qrs. 1520 na. 2. In 341 yards, 3qrs. Ina. how many

nails?

Ans 5469. 3. In 3783 nails, how many yards ?

Ans. 235yds. Igr. Sna. 4. In 61 Ells English, how many quarters and nails !

Ans. 305qrs. 1220na. 5. In 56 Ells Flemish, how many quarters and nails ?

Ans. 168grs. 672na. 6. In 148 Ells English, how many Ells Flemish ?

Ans. 246E. F. 2grs. 7. In 1920 nails, how many yards, Ells Flemish, and Els English ?

Ans. 120 yds. 160 E. F. and 96E. E. 8. How many coats can be made out of 36 yards of broadcloth, allowing 14 yards to a coat? Ans. 21.

6. DRY MEASURE. 1. In 136 bushels, how many pecks, quarts and pints?

Ans. 544pks. 4352qts. 8704pts. 2. In 49 bush 3pks. 5qts. how many quarts ?

Ans. 1597. 3. In 8704 pints, how

many

bushels ? Ans. 136. 4 In 1597 quarts, how many bushels ?

Ans. 49bush. 3pks. 5qts. 5. A man would ship 720 bushels of corn in barrels, which will hold 3 bushels, 3 pecks each, how many bar. rels must he get?

Ans. 192.

7. WINE MEASURE. 1. In 9 tuns of wine, how many hogsheads, gallons and quarts ?

Ans. 36hhds. 2268gals.9072qts. 2. In 24 hhds. 18 gals. 2 qts. how many pints ?

Ans. 12244. 3. In 2072 quarts how many tuns ?

Ans. 9 4. In 1905 pints of wine, how many hogsheads

Ans, 3hhda, 49gals. Ipte

5. In 1789 quarks of cider, how

many

barrels ?

Ans. 14bls. 25qts. 6. What number of bottles, containing a pint and a half each, can be filled with a barrel of cider? Ans. 168.

7. How many pints, quarts, and two quarts, each an equal number, may be filled from a pipe of wine?

Ans. 144.

8. LONG MEASURE. 1. In 51 miles, how many furlongs and poles ?

Ans. 408fur. 16320polee. 2. In 49 yards, how many feet, inches, and barley-corns ?

* Ans. 147ft. 1764inch. 5292b.c. 3. How many inches from Boston to New-York, it being 248 miles ?

Ans. 15713280inch. 4. In 4352 inches, how many yards ?

Ans. 120yds. 2ft. 8in. 3. In 682 yards, how many rods ?

Ans. 682 X2-11=124rods. 6. In 15840 yards, how many miles and leagues ?

Ans. Im. 3lea. 7. How many times will a carriage wheel, 16 feet and 9 inches in circumference, turn round in going from NewYork to Philadelphia ; it being 96 miles ?

Ans. 30261 times, and 8 feet over. 8. How many barley-corns will reach round the globe, it being 360 degrees ?

Ans. 4755801600.

9. LAND OR SQUARE MEASURE 1. In 241 acres, 3 roods and 25 poles, how many square rods or perches ?

Ans. 38705perches. 2. In 20692 square poles, how many acres ?

Ans. 129a. Ir. 12po. 3. If a piece of land contain 24 acres, and an enclosure of 17 acres, 3 roods, and 20 rods be taken out of it, how many perches are there in the remainder ?

Ans. 980 perches. 4. Three fields contain, the first 7 acres, the second 10 acres, the third 12 acres, 1 rood ; how many shares can they be divided into, each sbare to contain 76 rods ?

Ans. 61 shares and 44 rods over

10. SOLID MEASURE. 1. In 14 tons of hewn timber, how many solid inches?

Ans. 14x50x1728=1209600. 2. In 19 tons of round timber, how

many

inches ?

Ans. 1313280. 3. In 21 cords of wood, how many solid feet?

Ans. 21X128=2688. 4. In 12 cords of wood, how many solid feet and inches ?

Ans. 1536ft. and 2654208inch. 5. In 4608 solid feet of wood, how many cords ?

Ans. 36cds

11.

TIME.

1. In 41 weeks, how many days, hours, minutes, and seconds ?

Ans. 287d. 6888h. 413280min. and 24796800sec. 2. In 214d. 15h. 31m. 25sec. how many seconds ?

Ans. 18545485sec. 3 In 24796800 seconds, how many weeks ?

Ans. 41 weeks. 4. In 184009 minutes, how many days ?

Ans. 127d. 18h. 49min. 5. How many days from the birth of Christ, to Christmas, 1797, allowing the year to contain 365 days, 6 hours ?

Ans. 656354d. 6h. 6. Suppose your age to be 16 years and 20 days, how many seconds old are you, allowing 365 days and 6 hours to the year?

Ans. 506649600sec. 7. From March 2d, to November 19th following, inclusive, how many days ?

Ans. 262.

12. CIRCULAR MOTION. 1. In 7 signs, 15° 24' 40' how many degrees, minutes and seconds ?

Ans. 225° 13524! and 8114800, 2. Bring 1020300 seconds into signs.

Ans. Osigns, 13° 25).

QUESTIONS TO EXERCISE REDUCTION. ! In 1259 groats, how many farthings. pence, shillings, and guineas, at 286. ? Ans. 20144qrs. 5036d.

195. 8d. and 14 guineas, 273. 8d

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