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. 5. How much is the sum of
Ans. £. 10 0s. 10:1d.
16. Bought a quantity of goods for 1251. 10s. paid for truckage forty-five shillings, for freight seventy-nine shillings and sis pence, for duties thirty-five shillings and ten pence, and my expences were fifty-three shillings and nine pence ; what did the goods stand ine in ?
. Ans. £,. 156'4s, id. 17. Six men took a prize, and having divided it equally mongst them, each man shared two hundred and forty wunds, thirteen shillings and seven pence; how much money did the whole prize amcant to?
Ans, £,. 1444 1s. 6d.
TEACHES to find the difference, inequality or excess, between any two sums of diverse denominations.
RULE. Place those numbers under each other, which are of the same denomination, the less being below the greater: begin with the least denomination, and if it exceerd the figure over it, borrow as many units as make one of the next greater; subtract it therefrom; and to the differenco acel the upper figure, remembering always to add one to the next superior denomination for that which you borrower!