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

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CASE I. When the question is an Invoice - 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

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CASE I. When the question is an Invoice - 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**weight . EXAMPLES . C. gr . lb. 1. What is the**neat**...

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What is the

, tare per tierce 34 lb. ? Ans . 28 C. Ogr . 21lb . 3. In 9 firkins of butter , each

weighing 2 qrs . 12 ib gross , tare 11 lb. per firkin , how much

2qrs .

What is the

**neat**weight of 7 tierces of rice , each weighing 4 cwt . I gr . 9lb . gross, tare per tierce 34 lb. ? Ans . 28 C. Ogr . 21lb . 3. In 9 firkins of butter , each

weighing 2 qrs . 12 ib gross , tare 11 lb. per firkin , how much

**neat**? Ans . 4C .2qrs .

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What is the

10 lb. per cwt . ? Ans . 128176. 6oz . 4. In 25 barrels of figs , each 2 cwt . 1 qr .

gross , tare per cwt . 16 lb. ; how much

cwt .

What is the

**neat**weight of 7bbls . of potasli , eachi weighing 201 lb. gross , tare10 lb. per cwt . ? Ans . 128176. 6oz . 4. In 25 barrels of figs , each 2 cwt . 1 qr .

gross , tare per cwt . 16 lb. ; how much

**neat**weight ? Ans . 48cwt . 241b . 5. In 83cwt .

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Ans . 8 2 24

Ans . 9761b .

how much

Ans . 8 2 24

**neat**. 330 83 14 = ; ) 1160 gross . 145 tare . 26 ) 1015 suttle . 39 tretAns . 9761b .

**neat**. 2. In 9 cwt . 2 qrs . 17 lb. gross , tare 41 lb. tret 4 lb. per 104 lb.how much

**neat**? Ans . 8cwt . 3qrs . 2015 . 3. In 15 chests of sugar , weighing ... Page 119

the quotient will be the cloff , which subtract from the suttle , and the remainder

will be the

weighing 13 cwt . 3 qrs . 23 lb. gross , tare 107 lb. per hogshead , tret 4 lb. per

104 lb. and ...

the quotient will be the cloff , which subtract from the suttle , and the remainder

will be the

**neat**weight . EXAMPLES 1. In 3 hogsheads of Tobacco , eachweighing 13 cwt . 3 qrs . 23 lb. gross , tare 107 lb. per hogshead , tret 4 lb. per

104 lb. and ...

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