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

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114 Useful Forms in transacting business 238 Weights of several

English , Portuguese , and French gold coins , in dollars , cents and mills 234 of

English and Portuguese gold , do . 235 of French and Spanish gold , do . do . do .

114 Useful Forms in transacting business 238 Weights of several

**pieces**ofEnglish , Portuguese , and French gold coins , in dollars , cents and mills 234 of

English and Portuguese gold , do . 235 of French and Spanish gold , do . do . do .

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4. In 276 barrels of raisins , each 31 cwt . how many hundred weight ? Ans . 966

cwt . 5. In 36

in the whole ? Ans . 873 yds . 6. What is the product of 161 multiplied by itself ?

4. In 276 barrels of raisins , each 31 cwt . how many hundred weight ? Ans . 966

cwt . 5. In 36

**pieces**of cloth , each**piece**containing 24 } yards ; how inany yardsin the whole ? Ans . 873 yds . 6. What is the product of 161 multiplied by itself ?

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From a fashionable

ordered to take three suits , each 6yds . aqrs . how much remains of the

Ans . 32yds . 2qrs , 2na . 11. The war between England and America commenced

...

From a fashionable

**piece**of cloth which contained 52y.ds. 2na . a taylor wasordered to take three suits , each 6yds . aqrs . how much remains of the

**piece**?Ans . 32yds . 2qrs , 2na . 11. The war between England and America commenced

...

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... what do they pay a

80 cts . a year , what is that a calendar month ? Ans . 819 65cts . 7. The salary of

the President of the United States , is twenty - five thousand dollars a year ; what

...

... what do they pay a

**piece**? Ans . 81 81 } cts . 6. If a man's wages are 235. dols .80 cts . a year , what is that a calendar month ? Ans . 819 65cts . 7. The salary of

the President of the United States , is twenty - five thousand dollars a year ; what

...

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Ina . + 12. Divide 41 gallons of brandy equally among 144 soldiers . Ans . Igill a -

13 pwt . 12 grs . how much silver did ach spoon contain ? Ans . Soz . 4pot . ilgr .

Ina . + 12. Divide 41 gallons of brandy equally among 144 soldiers . Ans . Igill a -

**piece**. 18. Bought a dozen of silver spoons , which together weighed 316. 2 oz .13 pwt . 12 grs . how much silver did ach spoon contain ? Ans . Soz . 4pot . ilgr .

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