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

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

850 . 48 . A gentleman bought 18 pipes of wine at 12s . 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 gained850 . 48 . A gentleman bought 18 pipes of wine at 12s . 6d . ( New Jersey

currency ) ...

Page 140

3 cts , and

whole parcei ns . $ ti , 60 : { s . 2 . Bought 124 cut . of rice , at Stols 45 cls , a cute

and soiled it again at « cts . a pound ; what is the whole gaini ans . 8123 . Xirts .

3 cts , and

**sold**ine same at 2 bols . 81 çis . per yard ; what is the profit upon thiswhole parcei ns . $ ti , 60 : { s . 2 . Bought 124 cut . of rice , at Stols 45 cls , a cute

and soiled it again at « cts . a pound ; what is the whole gaini ans . 8123 . Xirts .

Page 141

cent . Gained per yd . 86 3 . If I buy a cwt . of cotton for 34 dols . 86 cts . and sell it

again at 414 cts , per lb . what do I gain or lose , and what per cent . ? $ cts .

**Sold**for 4 , 301 $ cts . cts . $ $ Cost 3 , 44Ş As S , 44 : 86 : : 100 : 25 Ans . 25 percent . Gained per yd . 86 3 . If I buy a cwt . of cotton for 34 dols . 86 cts . and sell it

again at 414 cts , per lb . what do I gain or lose , and what per cent . ? $ cts .

Page 142

When gooils are bought or

present worth of then price , in order to find your true sain or loss , ác . -

EXAMPLES . 1 . Bruglii 164 yards of broadcloth at 1 $ . Col . per cri . ready money

, and ...

When gooils are bought or

**sold**on credit , sou must calculate ( bv discount ) tlicpresent worth of then price , in order to find your true sain or loss , ác . -

EXAMPLES . 1 . Bruglii 164 yards of broadcloth at 1 $ . Col . per cri . ready money

, and ...

Page 143

50 cts . how must it be

Bought 90 g : llons of wine at i dol . 20 cis . per gall . ont by scenici 10 gallons

leakerl out , at what rate must I Gelli . le remainder per garlou to gain upon the

whole ...

50 cts . how must it be

**sold**per Ib . to gain 30 per cent . . Inx . 12cts . 8m . 6 .Bought 90 g : llons of wine at i dol . 20 cis . per gall . ont by scenici 10 gallons

leakerl out , at what rate must I Gelli . le remainder per garlou to gain upon the

whole ...

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