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

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2qrs , 141b . of sugar , of which he

unsold ? Ans . 7C . 2qrs . 1715 . 10. From a fashionable piece of cloth which

contained 52yds . 2 na . a tailor was ordered to take three suits , each 6yds .

2qrs , 141b . of sugar , of which he

**sells**9C . 3qrs . 251b , how much of it remainsunsold ? Ans . 7C . 2qrs . 1715 . 10. From a fashionable piece of cloth which

contained 52yds . 2 na . a tailor was ordered to take three suits , each 6yds .

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TARE and Tret are practical Rules for deducting certain allowances which are

made by merchants , in buying and

noticed the following particulars : 1. Gross Weight , which is the whole weight of

any ...

TARE and Tret are practical Rules for deducting certain allowances which are

made by merchants , in buying and

**selling**goods , & c . by weight ; in which arenoticed the following particulars : 1. Gross Weight , which is the whole weight of

any ...

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COMMISSION , IS an allowance of so much per cent . , to a factor or

correspondent abroad , for buying and

EXAMPLES . 1. What will the commission of 3431. 10s . come to at 5 per cent . .

843 Or thus , 3 . 10 5 S.

COMMISSION , IS an allowance of so much per cent . , to a factor or

correspondent abroad , for buying and

**selling**goods for his employerEXAMPLES . 1. What will the commission of 3431. 10s . come to at 5 per cent . .

843 Or thus , 3 . 10 5 S.

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BROKERAGE , IS en allowance of so much per cent . to persons assisting

merchants , or factors , in purchasing or

the brokerage of 750 !. 8s . 4d . at 6s . 8d . per cent . ? of . d . 750 .8 4 Here I first

find ...

BROKERAGE , IS en allowance of so much per cent . to persons assisting

merchants , or factors , in purchasing or

**selling**goods . EXAMPLES . $ . 1 What isthe brokerage of 750 !. 8s . 4d . at 6s . 8d . per cent . ? of . d . 750 .8 4 Here I first

find ...

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What may a broker demand , when he

. and I allow him 1. , per cent . ? Ans . £ 7 12s . 8d . *** ENSURANCE , IS a

premium at so much per cent . allowed to persons and offices , for making good

the ...

What may a broker demand , when he

**sells**goods to the value of 5081. 17s . 10d. and I allow him 1. , per cent . ? Ans . £ 7 12s . 8d . *** ENSURANCE , IS a

premium at so much per cent . allowed to persons and offices , for making good

the ...

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