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

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How many coats can be made out of 364 yards of broadcloth ,

to a coat ? Ans . 21 . * * 6 . DRY MEASURE . 1 . In 136 bushels , how many pecks

, quarts and pints ? . Ans . 544pks . 4352qts . 8704pts . 2 . In 49 bush . 3pks .

How many coats can be made out of 364 yards of broadcloth ,

**allowing**14 yardsto a coat ? Ans . 21 . * * 6 . DRY MEASURE . 1 . In 136 bushels , how many pecks

, quarts and pints ? . Ans . 544pks . 4352qts . 8704pts . 2 . In 49 bush . 3pks .

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Ans . 18545485 sec . § . In 24796800 seconds ; how many weeks Ans : 41 weeks

. 4 . Īn 184009 minutes ; how many days ' Ans . 1278 , 18h . 49min . 5 . Ilow many

days from the birth of Christ , to Christmas , 1797 ,

Ans . 18545485 sec . § . In 24796800 seconds ; how many weeks Ans : 41 weeks

. 4 . Īn 184009 minutes ; how many days ' Ans . 1278 , 18h . 49min . 5 . Ilow many

days from the birth of Christ , to Christmas , 1797 ,

**allowing**the year to contain ... Page 73

... cargo from Bordeaux to be 250 pipes , 150 · hhds . and 150 quarter casks ( 1

hhds . ] how inany gallons in all ;

was the ship of Ans . 44415 gals . and : the ship ' s burden was 158 tons , 12cwt .

... cargo from Bordeaux to be 250 pipes , 150 · hhds . and 150 quarter casks ( 1

hhds . ] how inany gallons in all ;

**allowing**every pint to be a pound , what burdenwas the ship of Ans . 44415 gals . and : the ship ' s burden was 158 tons , 12cwt .

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A merchant bought 14 pipes of wine , and is

ready money gets it 8 cents a gallon cheaper ; how much did he save by paying

ready money : : Ars . $ 141 , 12 cents . EXAMPLES - Promiscuously placed . ? 57

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A merchant bought 14 pipes of wine , and is

**allow**ed 6 months credit , but forready money gets it 8 cents a gallon cheaper ; how much did he save by paying

ready money : : Ars . $ 141 , 12 cents . EXAMPLES - Promiscuously placed . ? 57

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2. What is the neat weight of 20 cwt. 3 grs. 20 lb. gross !, tare 52 lb, the allowance

of trett and cloff as usual : .dns, meat 25cwt. 14r. 5lb. 10x. nearly ; omitting . . . “

further fractions. * By

2. What is the neat weight of 20 cwt. 3 grs. 20 lb. gross !, tare 52 lb, the allowance

of trett and cloff as usual : .dns, meat 25cwt. 14r. 5lb. 10x. nearly ; omitting . . . “

further fractions. * By

**allowing**the month to be 30 days ,. TARE AND TRETT. 119.### What people are saying - Write a review

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Page 36 - RULE.* 1. Place the numbers so that those of the same denomination may stand directly under each other. 2. Add the first column or denomination together, as in whole numbers; then divide the sum by as many of the same denomination as make one of the next greater...

Page 21 - Subtract the subtrahend from the dividend, and to the remainder bring down the next period for a new dividend, with which proceed as before ; and so on, till the whole is finished.

Page 94 - Multiply the second and third terms together, and divide their product by the first term ; the quotient will be the answer to the question, in the same denomination you left the second term in, which may be brought into any other denomination required.

Page 179 - Involve the root to the next inferior power to that which is given, and multiply it by the number denoting the given power for a divisor.

Page 212 - To measure a parallelogram or long square. RULE.— Multiply the length by the breadth, and the product will be the area, or superficial content, in the same name as that in which the dimension was taken, whether inches, feet, or rods, etc.

Page 158 - Multiply all the numerators together for a new numerator, and all the denominators together for a new denominator.

Page 21 - Place the least number under the greatest, so that units may stand under units, tens under tens, &c. and draw a line under them. 2. Begin at the right hand, and take each figure in the lower line from the figure above it, and set down the remainder. 3.

Page 187 - RULE.* — Multiply the sum of the extremes by the number of terms, and half the product will be the answer.

Page 226 - July next, foreign gold and silver coins shall pass current as money within the United States, and be a legal tender for the payment of all debts and demands...

Page 149 - A single, simple, or proper fraction, is when the numerator is less than the denominator, as 4 3 | -|f , &c.