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Wien the price is an even part of a pouml-Find the value of the given quantitra. one pound pre! yarıl. &c. and divide it by that even part, and the quuticat will be the answer in prunus.

EXA MILES.

S. d.

What will 120) yarıls cost at 23. 6d. per yard ?

£.
2 61 129 10 value at i per yard.

bus 16-ST. Oil. value at 23. 6. per vard.
Tils.
123 at 100 per yard.

Prisiers. 01 10 0 687 at 5.0

11 11 6 2114 wt +0) 543 68

181 12. at St 461 at 18

S8 84

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Note. Weir the price is pounds only, incriven quantity multiplieel thereur, will be the answer

kxanele.--|| !s of nay at ll per to:1, Thus 11

:s. 41

CASE III. When the given price is any numter of shiliings un dir 20.

1. When the shillings are an even number, multiply

the quantity by half the number of shillings, and double the first figure of the product for shillings; and the rest of the product will be pounds.

2. If the shillings be odd, multiply the quantity by the whole number of shillings, and the product will be the answer in shillings, which reduce to pounds.

EXAMPLES.

1st. 124 yås. at 8s.

4

2d. 132 yds. at 78. per yd.

7

£49 12s. Ans.

2,0)92,4

Yds. 562 at 48. 378 at 2s. 913 at 14s.

£46,4 Ans. £: s. Yds.

£. s. Ans. 112 8 | 372 at 11s. Ans. 204 12 37 16 264 at 9s.

118 16 639 2 250 at 16s.

200 00

CASE IV.

When the given price is pence, or pence and farthings, and not an even part of a shilling. Find the value of the given quantity as 1s per yard, &c. which divide by the greatest even part of a shilling contained in the given price, and take parts of the quotient for the remainder of the price, and the sum of these several quotients will be the answer in shillings, &c. which reduce to pounds.

EXAMPLES.

What will 245 lb. of raisins come to, at 9 d. per lb. ?

d. 6d. | 245 O value of 245 lb. at 1s. per pound.

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3d. | 1 | 122 6 value of do. at 6d.
id. 61 3 value of do. at 3d. per Ib.

15 34 value of do. at id. per lb.

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Ans. £9 19 08 value of the whole at 99d. per Mb

372 at 17 Ans. 2 14 3 576 at 7 Ans. 18 00 323 at 21 3 0 114 541 at 98 20 17 03 827 at 41 15 10 13 672 at 117 32 18 0

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CASE V.

When the price is shillings, pence and farthings, and not the stquot part of a pound-Maltiply the given quan tity by the shillings, and take parts for the pence and farthings, as in the livregoing cases, and aud thein together; the sum will be the answer tu shillings.

LXAMPLES

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1. What will 246 yıls. of veļvet come to, at 78. 3ıl. pes

d. sd | 1 | 246 O value of 246 yards at 1s. per yd.

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17220 value of do. at 7s. per yard.

61 6 value of do. at 31. jer yard.

2,0)178, 36

Ans. £89 3 6 value of do. at 78. per yard.

ANSWERS

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2. What cost 159 yets. at 9 10 per yd. ? C8 6 10 3. What cost 146 jds. at 14 9 per yd. ? 10% IS 6 4. What cost 120 cwt. at 11 S per cut.: 67 10 5. What cost ļ27 yus. at 9 8j per vd.: 61 12 111 6. What cost 49, Ibs. at sud per 10. 8 9 13 111

CASE VI.

When tne price and quantity given are of socialnie nominations-Mutuply the price by the introan i she given quantity, and take parts for the rest from the price yf en integer; which alleled together wiil be te aoswet. This is applicable to Federal Mosey.

EXAMPLES.

1. What cost 5cwt. 3qrs. 2. What cost 9cwt. lqr. 141b. of raisins, at 21. 11s. 8lb. of sugar, at 8 dollars, 8d. per cwt. ?

65 cts. per cwt. ?
£
d.

Scts. 2 qrs.

11 8 1 qr. 8,65
5

9

S.

12
1

7 lb. 7

1 gr 14 lb.

18 4

5 10
12 11
6. 53

77,85
2,1625
,5406
,772

1 lb.

ANSWERS.

Ans. f.15 3 61 Ans. $80,6303

. 17 3 16 at 89, 58cts. per cwt. $75, 61cts, 3m.

5 1 O at 21. 17s. per cwt. £14 19s. 3d 14 3 7 at 0l. 13. 8d. per cwt. £10 2s. 51d. 12 -0 7 at 86, 34cts. per cwt. $76, 47cts. 6m. 0 0 24 at $11, 91cts. per cwt. $2,55cts. 2 m.

TARE AND TRETT. TARE and Trett are practical Rules for deducting certain allowances which are made by merchants, in buying and selling goods, &c. by weight ; in which are noticed the following particulars ::

1. Gross Weight, which is the whole weight of any sort of goods, together with the box, cask, or bag, &c. which contains them.

2. Tare, which is an allowance made to the buyer, for the weight of the box, cask, or bag, &c. which contains the goods bought, and is either at so much per box, &c.—or at so much per cwt. or at so much in the whole gross weight.

3. Trett, which is an allowance of 4 lb. on every 104 lb. for waste, dust, &c

4. Cloff, which is an allowance made of 2 lb. upon

every 3 cwt.

5. Suttle, is what remains after one or two allowances have been deducted.

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.

1. What is the neat weight of 4 hogsheads of Tobacco marked with the gross weight as follows: C. gr. lb.

lb. No. 1 9 0 12 Tare 100 % 8 3 4

95 3 7 1 0

8S 4 6 3

25

81

0

13

359 total tare

Whole
gross

32 Tare 359 lb.-3

23

cwt. qr.

Ans. 28 S 18 neat, 2. What is the neat weight of 4 barrels of Indigo, No. and weight as follows: C. gr. lb.

1b. No. 1

4 1 10 Tare 56 2 3 3 02

29 3 4 0 19

32

lb. 4 4 0 0

55) Ans. 15 0 11

CASE II. When the tare is at so much per box, cask, bag, &c. Multiply the tare of 1 by the number of bags, bales, &c. the product is the whole tare, which subtract from the gross, and the remainder will be the neat weight.

EXAMPLES.

1. In 4 hhds. of sugar, each weighing 10cwt. Iqr. 15lb. ress; tare 7ab. per hhd how much neat?

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