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

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S . LOSS AND

profit or loss in buying and selling their goods : it also ille structs them how to rise

ur tall in the price of their gorais 50 as lu

S . LOSS AND

**GAIN**, Is a rule by which merchants and traders discover theirprofit or loss in buying and selling their goods : it also ille structs them how to rise

ur tall in the price of their gorais 50 as lu

**gain**or lose so much per cent . or ... Page 141

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

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 ? Page 142

EXALIPLES . 1. Brugli 16+ yards of broadclothi , at 14 $ . fil . srl . ready money ,

and solel the same again for 1511. TOs , un 6 months credit ; what did I

the whole ; allow . ing discount at 6 per cent . a year £ £ s . As 103 : 100 : : 134 *

10 ...

EXALIPLES . 1. Brugli 16+ yards of broadclothi , at 14 $ . fil . srl . ready money ,

and solel the same again for 1511. TOs , un 6 months credit ; what did I

**gain**bythe whole ; allow . ing discount at 6 per cent . a year £ £ s . As 103 : 100 : : 134 *

10 ...

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50 cts . how must it be sold per Ib . to

Bought 90 gallons of wine at i dol . 20 cis . per gall . ont by acontent 10 gallons

leakerl out at what rate must I sell te remainder per gallon to

prime ...

50 cts . how must it be sold per Ib . to

**gain**30 per cent . ? Ins . 12cts . Sm . 6.Bought 90 gallons of wine at i dol . 20 cis . per gall . ont by acontent 10 gallons

leakerl out at what rate must I sell te remainder per gallon to

**gain**upon the wholeprime ...

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If I sell cloth at 59. per yd . and thereby

cent . if I sell it at Øs . per yard ? £ £ As 5 : 115 :: 6 : 138 Ans . gained 38 per cent .

2. If I retail rum at 1 dollar 50 cents per gallon and thereby

...

If I sell cloth at 59. per yd . and thereby

**gain**15 pez cert . what shall I**gain**percent . if I sell it at Øs . per yard ? £ £ As 5 : 115 :: 6 : 138 Ans . gained 38 per cent .

2. If I retail rum at 1 dollar 50 cents per gallon and thereby

**gain**25 per cent . what...

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