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

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TARE and Trett are practical Rules for deducting certain allowances which are

made by merchants , in buying and

noticed the following particulars : 1 . Gross Weight , which is the whole weight of ...

TARE and Trett are practical Rules for deducting certain allowances which are

made by merchants , in buying and

**selling**goods , & c . by weight ; in which arenoticed the following particulars : 1 . Gross Weight , which is the whole weight of ...

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COMMISSION , IS an allowance of so nluch per cent . to a factor or Cor

respondent abroad , for buying and

1 . What will the commission of 8431 10s . come to at 5 per cent . ? 843 10 i Or

thus , 6 .

COMMISSION , IS an allowance of so nluch per cent . to a factor or Cor

respondent abroad , for buying and

**selling**goods for his employer . EXAMPLES1 . What will the commission of 8431 10s . come to at 5 per cent . ? 843 10 i Or

thus , 6 .

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3 . What may a factor demand on 14 percent . commis . sion , for laying out 3568

dollars ? Ans . $ 62 , 44cts : . . BROKERAGE , IS an allowance of so much per

cent . to persons assiste ing merchants , or factors , in purchasing or

goods .

3 . What may a factor demand on 14 percent . commis . sion , for laying out 3568

dollars ? Ans . $ 62 , 44cts : . . BROKERAGE , IS an allowance of so much per

cent . to persons assiste ing merchants , or factors , in purchasing or

**selling**goods .

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33 cts . per gallon : B has linen at 58 cts . per yard ready money ; how must B

his linen per yard in proportion to A ' s bartering price , and how many yards are

equal to A ' s brandy Ans . Barter price of B ' s linen is 65cts . 21m . and he must ...

33 cts . per gallon : B has linen at 58 cts . per yard ready money ; how must B

**sell**his linen per yard in proportion to A ' s bartering price , and how many yards are

equal to A ' s brandy Ans . Barter price of B ' s linen is 65cts . 21m . and he must ...

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Bought a hhd . of molasses containing 119 gallons , at 52 cts . per gallon ; paid

for carting the same i dollar 25 cents , and by accident 9 gallons leaked out ; at

what rate must I

his .

Bought a hhd . of molasses containing 119 gallons , at 52 cts . per gallon ; paid

for carting the same i dollar 25 cents , and by accident 9 gallons leaked out ; at

what rate must I

**sell**the remainder per gallon , to gain 13 dollars in the whole ?his .

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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.