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

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... towards Philadelphia , at the rate of 39 miles each day , how far would lie then

be from Philadelphia . Ans . 45 miles . 5 . What other nunber with these Tour , viz .

21 , 22 , 16 , and 12 , will make 100 ? Ans . 19 . 6 . A wine merchant

... towards Philadelphia , at the rate of 39 miles each day , how far would lie then

be from Philadelphia . Ans . 45 miles . 5 . What other nunber with these Tour , viz .

21 , 22 , 16 , and 12 , will make 100 ? Ans . 19 . 6 . A wine merchant

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Ans . $ 1924 . 11 . What is the amount of 500 lbs . of hog ' s - lard , at 1 . 3 cents

per lb . ? Ans . $ 75 12 . What is the value of 75 yards of satin , at 3 dollars 75

cents ...

**Bought**37 horses for shipping , at 52 dollars per head : what do they come to ?Ans . $ 1924 . 11 . What is the amount of 500 lbs . of hog ' s - lard , at 1 . 3 cents

per lb . ? Ans . $ 75 12 . What is the value of 75 yards of satin , at 3 dollars 75

cents ...

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15 . What does 15 tuns of hay come to , at 20 dols . 79 cts . per tun ? Aus . $ 311 ,

70 cents . 16 . Find the amount of the following BILL OF PARCELS . New -

London , March 9 , 1814 . 31 Mr . Jamis Payroell ,

. cts .

15 . What does 15 tuns of hay come to , at 20 dols . 79 cts . per tun ? Aus . $ 311 ,

70 cents . 16 . Find the amount of the following BILL OF PARCELS . New -

London , March 9 , 1814 . 31 Mr . Jamis Payroell ,

**Bought**of William Merchant " $. cts .

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, for freight , seventy - nine shil ings and sixpence , for dutics , thirty - five shillings

and ter pence , and my expenses were fifty - three shillings and nin pence ...

**Bought**a quantity of goods for 1251 . 10s . ; paid fox truckage , forty - five shillings, for freight , seventy - nine shil ings and sixpence , for dutics , thirty - five shillings

and ter pence , and my expenses were fifty - three shillings and nin pence ...

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lbs . of Rice , at 3d . per lb . 07 . 3 loaves of Sugar , wt . 35 lb . at ls . Id . per Ib . 1

17 IL 3 C . 2 qrs . 14 lb . of Raisins , at 36s . per cwt . 6 10 . 0 " Ans . 41 5 15 2 .

**Bought**of Georgc Grocer , 12 C . 2 - qrs . of Sugar , at 52s . per cwt . £32 102 28lbs . of Rice , at 3d . per lb . 07 . 3 loaves of Sugar , wt . 35 lb . at ls . Id . per Ib . 1

17 IL 3 C . 2 qrs . 14 lb . of Raisins , at 36s . per cwt . 6 10 . 0 " Ans . 41 5 15 2 .

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Page 162 - Compute the interest to the time of the first payment ; if that be one year or more from the time the interest commenced, add it to the principal, and deduct the payment from the sum total If there be after payments made, compute the interest on the balance due to the next payment, and then deduct the payment as above ; and, in like manner, from one payment to another, till all the payments are absorbed; provided the time between one payment and another be one year or more.

Page 162 - But if any payments be made before one year's interest hath accrued, then compute the interest on the principal sum due on the obligation, for one year, add- it to the principal, and compute the interest on the sum paid, from the time it was paid up to the end of the year; add it to the sum paid, and deduct that sum from the principal and interest, added as above...

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Page 154 - Multiply all the numerators together for a new numerator, and all the denominators for a new denominator: then reduce the new fraction to its lowest terms.

Page 185 - The first term, the last term (or the extremes) and the ratio given, to find the sum of the series RULE. Multiply the last term by the ratio, and from the product subtract the first term...

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Page 124 - When the debtor keeps the annuity in his own hands beyond the time of payment, it is said to be in arrears. The sum of all the annuities for the time they have been foreborne, together with the interest due on each, is called the amount.

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