EXAMPLES. I'ds. S 1. If 6 yarıs of cloth cost 9 dollars, what will 20 yards cost at the saine rate : jas. llere 20 yards, which moves 6:9:: 20 the questions, is the third term; 9 6 vils. the same kind, is the first, and 1 dollars the second. 6.80 Ans. 8:30) 2. If 20 yards cost 50 dols. 3. If 9 dollars will buy 6 what cost 6 yards? yards, how many yarıls will lus. 8 Yds. 30 dolars buyr 20 : 80 :: 6 8 uds $ 6 9: 6::SO 6 2,0) 18,0 9)180 Ans. 89 Ans, 20yıls. 4. If 3 cwt. of sugar cost sl. 88. what will 11 cwt. I qr. 24 lb. cost: 3 cui. 81, 8s. C. 16. ib. 112 20 11 1 24 As 59€ 58 :: 12841h. 4 168 1077% 284 15712164,2 gr. 28 2016 Se -321.28. .411 as. .344 679 672 5. If one pair of stockings cost 4s. 6.1. what will 19 dozen pair cost ? Ans. 651 6s. ti. Il 19 dozen pair of shoes cost 311. 6s. what will one pair cost : Ans. '48, 611. i. Al 10.!. per pound, what is the value of a firkin of . butter, weight 36 pounds : Ans. 6*98. 8. Ilow much sugar can you buy for 231 %*. at 9.. 3 pound: Ans. 7. 2yrs. 9. Bought Xchests of sugar, cach 9 cwt. 2 grs. what du they come to at 21. 3s. per cwt. : Ans. £.11. ju. If a man's wages are 751. 10. a year, what is that a calenılar month : tis. £6 58. 101. 11. If 44 tons of hay will keep 3 cattle over the winter, how many tons will ii take tu keep 23 cattle the same lime: Ans. 37tons. 12. If a man's yearly income !c 2081. is. what is that Ins. 118. 4d. 3yrs. 13. If a man spends Ss. 4d. per day, how much is that a vear : Ins. 4:60 16s. 8d. 14. Boariling at 12s. Ed. per week, how long will 321. 108. last me: 15. A owes B 31751. but B compounds with him for 134. 4.. on the pound; pray what must be receive for his dept Ans. £ 2516 138, 1d. 16. A goldsmith sold a tankaril for gi. 128. at 58. 4d. per ounce, what was the weight of the tankard : Ans. 2/b. 8oz. 5piet. 17. If 2 cwt. 3 qrs. 21 lb. of sugar cost 6l. 15. 8.1. what cost 554 cwt.: Ans. £:3: 18. Bought 10 pieces of cloth, each piece containing 93 yards, at lls. 4. pence per yard; what did the whole come to Ans. £53 9s. Ojd. a day : Ans. year. FEDERAL MONEY. NOTE 1. You must state the questini, as taught in the Rules foregoing, anit after reducing the first and third terit, to the same name, &c. suu max nuovipls an die vide according to the rules in decimals ; on by the rules multiplying and dividling Beral Money. EXAMPLES 19. If : gs. of cloth cost 15 dollars 4cents, what will lyds. cust: fas. Grotsyels. 7 : 13,4 : : 12 12 7)183,64 Ans. 26.52-996, 39c1r. But any sum in dollars and cents may be written down as a whole number, and expressed in its lowest denomi. nation, as in the following example: (See Reluction of Federal .Money. page 67.) , 21. What will i qr. I lb. sugar come to, at 6 du!lars 43 cis. per cut : Ib. lh. 19 As 112 : 645 : : 37 28 31. yr. 16. 9 NOTE . When the first and third numbers are fede. ral money, you may annex evrihers, (if necessary) until you make a leir décimal pieces or figures attie : 1:1 land of the reparatrix, qual: which will redlice then to like denomination. Tlier: vou bay multipls and cliise, as in whole numbers, and the quotient will express be answer in the least denomination mentioned in the cond, or middle tarın EXAMPLES. 21. If s dollars will buy 7 yarrls of cloth, how many yards can I buy for 120 dollars, 75 cents ? cts. yds. cts. As 500 : 7 : : 12075 7 yts. S00)84525(2814 Ans. 22. If 12 lb. of Tea cost 6 dols. 600 78 cts. and 9 inills, what will 5 lb. cost at the same rate ? 2452 2400 525 300 12)33945 Scts.n. ins. 2823+ mills,=2,82,8. 4 N 900(3qrs. $ cts. 23. If a man lays out 121, 23 in merchandize, and thereby gains 39 dollars, 51 cis. how much will he gwe by laying out 12 dollars at the same rate i Cents. cents. cents. 1200 -cts. Scts. $6369 110450 13230 110 quart? 24. If the wages of 15 weeks come to 64 dols. 19 cts. what is a year's wages at that rate ? Aus. $229, 5%50. 25. A man bought sheep at I thol. 11 cis.per licach, to the amount of ji duls. 6 cis.; how many sheep did he buy : tais, +6. 26. Bought 4 pieces of cloth, each piece containing 31 yarls, ai 16. 6d. per vari, (New England current y) what does the whole ainourit tu in federal inoney : ins. $341. 27. When a lun of wine cost 140 dollars, what cost a 41. Isets. 8NIL. 28. A merchant agree with his devtor, that it ne. would pay hiin down 65 cents on a dullar, he would give him up a note of hand of 249 dollars, 88 cts. I demand what the debtor must pay for his note : Jus. 6162, 426ts. 2m. 29. Ir 12 horsey eat up 30 busliels of oats in a week, how mang bushels will serve 43 horses the same time? Ans. 112 busi.xls. 30. Bought a piece of cloth for $48 ? cts. at 1 dollar 19 cents per yard; how many yards did it contain: fis. 40yils. 241's. O 31. Bought 3 hhds of sugar, each weighing ö cwt. I qr; 12 16. at 7 Kullars, 26 cents per cwt. whüt cine they tis? Ans. S18? lot.in. 32. What is the price of 4 pieces of clothi, the first piece containing 21, the second 3), the third 24, and the Tourth 27 yards at i dollar 43 cents it yard ? Ans. 8133 85cts. 21+23+24+27=95yds. 33. Bought 3 hhds, of branils, containing 61, 62, 62} gallons, at i dollar, 38 cents per galiui, 1 demand how inuch they amount to : Ans. $255, 99.ts. 34. Suppose a gentleman's incoine is 1836 dilars a gear, and he spennis 3 dollars 47 cents it day, one day with another, how much will he have saved at tie veare's end : Ans. $512, 1jets, 33. If my horse stands me in 20 cenis per day keeping. wirt will be the charge of 11 horses for the yeit, its that rule? Ans. SS03. |