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12. Borrowed 271. 11s, and paid 191. 17s. 6d how much reinains due ?

Ans. £7 13s. 64. 13. Ilow much does 3176. 6s. exceed 1781. 18s. 51d. :

Ans. £133 7s. 6 d. 14. From eleven pounds take eleven pence.

Ans. 610 198. id. 15. From seven thousand two hundred pound, take 186 178: 616.

Aus. £7181 25. 514.

16. How much does seven hundred and eight pounds, exceed thirty-nine pounds, fifteen shillings and ten pence halfpenny

Ans. £,668 43. 1 d. 16. From one hundred pounds, take four pence halfpenny.

Ans. 699 198. 71d. 18. Received of four men the following sumns of rnoney, viz. The first paid me 371. 118. 4d. the second 251. 165. 7d. the third 191. 148. 6d. and the fourth as much as all the other three, lacking 19s. 6d. I demand the whole suin received ?

Ans. £165 58. 4d.

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Ib. nz. dr.

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3. AVOIRDUPOISE WEIGHT.

C. gr. lb. T. cut. gr. lb, oz.ir. 73 13 7 10 S 17 5 12 5 1

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T. cut. gr. lb. oz. dr. 810 11 0 20 10 11 193 17 1 20 12 14

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4. APOTHECARIES' WEIGHT.
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gal. qt. pt. gi. 21 2 0 1 14 2 1 0

7. WINE MEASURE.
htd. gal. qt. pt.

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9. LAND OR SQUARE MEASURE. A. roods. rods.

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10. SOLID MEASURE.

'tons. It. 116 24 109 39

cords. ft.

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41 120

tons. ft.

in. 46 18 140 16 14 145

yrs. mo. w. da. 54 11 3 1 43 11 3 5

11. TIME.

yrs. days. h. min. sec. 24 S52 20 41 20 14 956 20 49 13

d. h. min. me. 47% 2 13 18 42 218 4 16 29 54

w. d. h. min. kec. 781 1 8 23 21 197 3 12 42 53

12. OINOULAR XOTION.
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QUESTIONS, Skewing the use of Compound Addition and Subtractions

XEW-YORK, MARCH 22, 1814, 1.

Bought of George Grocer, 12 C. 2 grs. of Sugar, at 52s. per cwt. 28 lbs. of Rice, at 3d. per

0 7 Ꭴ 3 loaves of Sugar, wt. 35/b. at is. id. per

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17 11 3 C. 2 grs. 1411. of Raisins, åt 365. per ewt. 6 10 6

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£41 2. What sum added to 171. 116.8.11. will make 1001. :

wdrs. 821. Ss. 3d. 3qr. 3. Borrowed 50l. 10s. paid again at one time 171. 118 6d. and at another time, 91. ts. Sd. it another time 71. 9s. 6d. and at another time 19s, 6d. how much remains unpaid ?

Ins. (15 4s. 93d. 4. Borrowed 1001. and paid in part as follows, viz. at one time 211. 11s. 6d. at another time 191. 17s. 41d. at another time 10 dollars at 6s, each, and at another time two English guineas at 285. each and two pistareens, ať 143d. each ; how much remains que, or unpaid ?

Ans. £ 52 12s. 8 d. 5. A, B, and C, drew their prize money as follows, viz. A had 75l. 155. 4d. B had three times as much as A, lacking 15s.6d. and C, had just as inuch as A and B both ; pray how much had ?

Jins. £ 502 5s. 10d. 6. I lent Peter Trusty 1000 dols. and afterwards lent him 26 dols, 45 cts. more. He has paid me at one time 361 dois. 40 cts, and ai another time 416 dols. 09 cts. becides a note which he gave me upon James Paywell, for 143 dols. 90 cts.; how stands the balance between us ?

Ans. The balance is $105 06 cts. due to me. 7. Paid A B in full for E F's bill on me, for 1051. 10s. viz. I gave

him Richard Drawer's note for 151. 146. 9d. Peter Johnson'a do. for 30). Os 6d. an order on Robert Dealer for S91. 11s. the rest I make

up

in cash. I want to know what sum will make up he deficiency?

Ans. 20 39. 98.

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