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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.
2 - 8 3 4 - 95
Ans. 28 S 18 neat, 2. What is the neat weight of 4 barrels of Indigo, No. and weight as follows: C. gr. lb.
ib. No. 1-4 1 10 Tare 567 - 2 - 3 3 02 - 29 3 - 4 0 19 32 cwt. gr. lb. . 4° 0 0 - "35Ans. 15 7 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.
When the tare is at so much per cwt.-Divirle the gross weight by the aliquor part of a cwt. for the tare, wliich subtract from the gross and the remainder will be neat weight.
1. Find the tare, which subtract from the gross, avd call the remainder suttle.
2. Divide the suttle by 26, and the quotient will be the trett, which subtract from the suttle, and the remainder will be the neat weight.
* This is the trett allowed in London. The reazon of dividing by 26 is because 4 lb. is as of 104 lb. tut if the trett is at any other rate, other parts must be taken, accord ing to the rate proposed. &e.
CASE V. When Tare, Trett. and Cloff are allowed : Deduct the tare and trett as before, and divide the sut. tle by 168 (because 2 ib. is the iš of Scwt.) the quae tie: it will be the clot, which subtract from the sutile, and the remainder will be tie neat weight.
Ans. 4175 neat weight. 2. What is the neat weight of 26 cwt. Syrs. 20 lb. gross tare 32 th. the allowance of trett and collas usual : . Ans. ticat 25vut, lyr. 3lb. luz. harly ; vnitting