## Daboll's Schoolmaster's Assistant: Improved and Enlarged, Being a Plain Practical System of Arithmetic, Adapted to the United States |

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... Compound Fractions , Vulgar and Decimals Insurance Interest , Simple - by

Decimals Compound by Decimals Inverse Proportion Involution Loss and

Multiplication , Simple application and use of Supplement to Compound

Numeration ...

... Compound Fractions , Vulgar and Decimals Insurance Interest , Simple - by

Decimals Compound by Decimals Inverse Proportion Involution Loss and

**Gain**Multiplication , Simple application and use of Supplement to Compound

Numeration ...

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If a man lays out 121 , 23 in merchandize , and thereby

how much will he gwe by laying out 12 dollars at the same rate i Cents . cents .

cents . As 12123 : 8951 : : 1200 1200 -cts . Scts . 1212 ? ) 4741200 / 3913,91 Ars

...

If a man lays out 121 , 23 in merchandize , and thereby

**gains**39 dollars , 51 cis .how much will he gwe by laying out 12 dollars at the same rate i Cents . cents .

cents . As 12123 : 8951 : : 1200 1200 -cts . Scts . 1212 ? ) 4741200 / 3913,91 Ars

...

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6d . per Ell - English ? Ans . 6 pieces . 46. A merchant bought a bale of cloth

containing 240 yards , at the rate of 75 dollars for 5 yarıls , and solel it again at

the rate of 115 dollars for 7 yards ; did he

much ?

6d . per Ell - English ? Ans . 6 pieces . 46. A merchant bought a bale of cloth

containing 240 yards , at the rate of 75 dollars for 5 yarıls , and solel it again at

the rate of 115 dollars for 7 yards ; did he

**gain**or lose by the bargain , and howmuch ?

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Bought a pipe of wine for 84 dollars , and found it nad leaked out 12 gallons ; I

sold the remainder at 12 } cents a pint ; what did I

50 . 48. A gentleman bought 18 pipes of wine at 129. 6d . ( New - Jersey currency

) ...

Bought a pipe of wine for 84 dollars , and found it nad leaked out 12 gallons ; I

sold the remainder at 12 } cents a pint ; what did I

**gain**or lose ? Ans . I gained $50 . 48. A gentleman bought 18 pipes of wine at 129. 6d . ( New - Jersey currency

) ...

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If 100l . in 12 months

months ? Ans . £ 150 . 8. If 11 men can build a house in 5 months , by working 12

hours per day - in what time will the same number of men de its when they work

only ...

If 100l . in 12 months

**gain**61. interest , wat principal will**gain**the same in 8months ? Ans . £ 150 . 8. If 11 men can build a house in 5 months , by working 12

hours per day - in what time will the same number of men de its when they work

only ...

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