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1. Reduce 731. New-England and Virginia Currercy, to Federal Joney 3):30

- 8 ots.

32434=243 334 2. Reduce 451. 15s. : 34. New-Burland currency, to 20)

(Trileral money.

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A dollai=6)915,625

12): ,500 8152,60)4+ Ans. ,625 lecimal. Nork. I farthing is ,25 ) which annes to the prenee,

- = ,501 Sinne divide' by 12, you will

3 - = 575 J have the decimal required. 3. Rçoluice 315.. 10s. 11tdl. New Hampshire, &c. cur. rency, to Spanish inilled dollars, or federal money. 4845 10 115

d.

12)11,2500 60910,9375

,9875 decimal $1151,8229+ Ans. 4. Reduce 1051. 148. 311. New-York and Nortn-Care. lina currency, w federal money.

4105 14 33
20

12)3.500

d.

Alollar =8)2114.3123

,3123 decimal.

8:264.289 06 Ans.

Or s dom. 5. Reciuce 4511. New York currency to federal mones This being pounds only.* - 4)4310

-- 8 cts. Ans. 8107:4=1077.50

1 'ollar is 85. in this curreny d zo of a prund, thrrefore, multiplej by 10, and divide bg 4, brings the

mvids into duliars, &c.

6. Reduce 281. 11s. 6d. New-Englanil and Virginia currency, to federal money.

uns. 895,230ts. 7. (hange 4631. 10s. 8d. New-Englanı, &c. carrency, to federal money.

tus. 81545, I lots. 11.-t 8. Reduce 331. 195. Virginia, &c. currency, to terleral molley...

Ans. $119, 83its. 3m. + 9. Berluce 214.. 10s. 7 kl. New fork, &c. currency, to federal mores.

Turs. 6.336, 32cts. 8m. + 10. Rerluce soll. 11s. 5d. North-Carolina, &c. currency, tu federal morris. Aus. 8761, 42012. imot

11. Change 2191. ils. 7 jil. New-England and lir ginia currelicy, to federa! money. Ans. 6731, 94ets. +

12. Change 2411. New England, &c. currency, into federal ponev.

Hols. 8803, 33ets. 13. Bring 201. 185. 531/. New-England currency, into dollars.

Ans. 809, 74cts. 61in. + 1. Reduce 4681. New-Yorh currency, to federal mo. ney.

* Ans. 81170 15. Reduce 17s. 9jil. New-York. &c. currency, to dollars, &c.

Ares. $2, 2żets. 6,5m.t. 16. Borrowed 10 English crowns, at 68. 8d. eachi, huw many do...ars at 6s. each, will pay the debt :

Ans. $11. 11cts. 119. Nore.-'There are several short practical methods of reducing New-England ani New-York currencies i Fed. eral Money, for which see the Appendix.

CASE 11.
To reduce the currency of New.Jersey, Pennsylvania,
Delaware and Maryland, to Federal Money.

KULE.
Multiply the given sum by 8, and divide the product
by 3, and the quotient will be doliars, &c.*

EXAMPI.ES. 1. Reduce 2451. New-jersey, &c. currency, to lcleral muliey. 4245x8 1960, and 1960- ;=86554=$653, 5&fcts. s Noth. When there are shillings, pence, &c. in the

J dollar is 7s. 6d. =90d. in this 'urrency=, = 'f a pound ; therefore, multiplying by 8, and dividing by som

ires the dollars cents. de.

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given sum, reduce them to the decimal of a pound, then n.uitiply and clivide as above, &c. . Keduce 561. 11s. 80. New Jersey, &c. currency, te leveral money. 536,5854 decimal value.

8

3)292,6832(97,56106 Ans. ANSWERS. . S. d.

$ cts. Hl. 3. Recluce 220 0 0 to federal money 640 00 4. Reluce 125 8 0

334 40 5. Reducc 99 64

265 00 5 + 6. Reduce 100 0 0

266 66 6 + 7. Reduce 25 37

67 14 4 8. Reduce 017 9

2 36 6,6 CASE III. To reduce the currency of South-Carolina and Georgia,

to federal money.

RULE. Multiply the given sum by 30, and divide the product by , the quotient will be tlie dollars, cents, &c.*

EXAMPLES. 1. Reduce 1001. South-Carolina and Georgia currency to federal money.

1901. XS0=3000; 3000+1=8428,5714 Ans. 2. Reduce 541. 16s. 91d. Georgia currency, to federal Doney. 54,8406 decimal expression.

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Ans. 235,03!1

ANSWERS. f. S. d.

Scts. m. 3. Reduce 94 14 8 to federal money, 405 99 8+1 4. Reduce 1917 64

85 18 7 5. Keduce 417 14 6

i 1790 25 6. Reduce 140 10 0

602 14 2+1 7. Reduce 160 0 0

685 71 4

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£ s. d.

$. cts. m. 8. Reduce o 1 6

2 46 4+ 9. Reduce 41 17 9

179 51 476 CASE IV. To reduce the currency of Canada and Nova Scotia, to

Federal Money.

RULE. Multiply the given sum by 4, the product will be dollars.

Notx. Five shillings of this currency are equal to a dollar; consequently 4 dollars make one pound.

EXAMPLES. 1. Reduce 125l. Canada and Nova-Scotia currency, to federal money.

125

Ans. 8500 2. Reduce 55l. 10s. 6d. Nova Scotia currency, to dol

55,525 decimal value.

lars.

- Scts. Ans. $222, 100=222 10 3. Reduce 241 18 9 to federal money. 4. Reduce 58 13 61.. 5. Reduce 528 17 8 6. Reducc 1 2 6 7. Reduce 224 19 0 8. Reduce 013 113

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REDUCTION OF COIN.

RULES

For reducing the Federal Money to the currencies of the

several United States. To reduce Federal Money to the currency of

New-Englund,
Virginia,
Kentucky, and
i Tennessee

and

Multiply the given sum by 3 and the product will be pounds and decimals of a pound.

J New-York, fi

2 Multiply the given sum by ) 2.

{ and the product will be pounds, N. Carolin. and decirnals of a pound.

Nors-Jersey, 7. Multiply the given sum by ,3 J Pennsylvania, J and divide the product by 8, & $. Delaware, go Tethe quotient will be pounds,

Maryland. Land decimals of a pound.
South-Carolina. . Multiply the given sum by ?

I have j and divide by 30, the quotient and

will be the answer in pounds, Georgia.

Land decimals of a pound.

EXAMPLES,

In the foregoing Rules. 1. Reduce $152, 60 cts. to New-England currency.

£45, 780 Ans. £,45 15s. 7,2d.

20 But the value of any decimal of

- 3 pound, may be found by inspec15, 600 tion. See problem II. page 88

12

7, 200 2. In 8196, how many pounds, N. Engian currency.

3 £58,8 Ans.=£58 16 3. Redtuce 8629 into New-York, &c. currency.

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