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1. What will 1104 lb. of coffee come to at 324 grotes per lb. ?

1104

324

2208
3312

552
276

r. d. grotes.
72)36156(502 12

360

156
144

12

2. What is the commission on 7261 rix dollars 6 grotes; at 81 per cent. ?

Anf. 266 rix dols. 53 grotes.

r. dol. gr. 3 3071 lb. coffee

324 grotes per lb. 1396 63 400 32

181 18 5.

332

328 35 6. 31407 lb. sugar

151

6870 20

706

RUSSIA.

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Accounts are kept in Petersburgh, in Rubles and Copecs, reckoning 100 copecs to i ruble.

The course of exchange on London, in July, 1796, was 311d. sterling per ruble. Ditto on Amsterdam

30 stivers banco

per

ruble. Ditto

on Hamburgh, Aug. 1798, 22į stiv. banco do. 100 lb. Petersburgh weight are equal to 884 lb. in the U. Ştates. Their weights are Barquits, Poods, Pounds, and Zollotnicks-96 zollotnicks

make 1 pound. 40 pounds

I pood. 10 poods

i barquit. Their long measure is the Arsheen, of 28 American inches : nine arsheens are equal to seven yards.

1. What will 7500 arsheens of ravens-duck come to, at 141 rubles for 50

arsheens ?
arh.
rub.

arh.
50
141

7500 Anf. 2175 rubles.

2. What will 813 poods 5 lb. of clean- kernp come to, at 301 rubles per barquit? lb.

rub. 400

303

813 5
40

p. 16.

32525

301

975750
16262

4100)9920/12

2480,03

Anf. 2480 rubles 3 copecs. 3. What will 2846 poods 5 lb. of bar iron come to, at 200 CO. pecs per pood ?

2846

200

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569200 5 lb.

25 copecs 569225

Anl. 5692 rub. 25 cop. 4. What is the commission on 5256 rubles 33 copecs, at3 per ct.?

5256,33

3 157,68.99 Ans. 157 rubles: 68 copecs.

rub. cop? 5. 49974 arsheens flems.

24
rub.

per 50 arsh. 2398 80 6. 1700 do. drillings

34 copecs per arsh. 7, 355 do. ticking 100

do. do.

355 8.

do.

do. do. 9. 200 pieces of fail cloth

21 rub. per piece 4200 10. 2101 poods 25 lb. of hemp 31 do. per barquit 6515 04

11. How many rubles must be received in Petersburgh for a bill of 15500 gilders on Amsterdam, when the exchange is 30 ftivers

578

1184 do.

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130 62

per ruble ?

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12. A bill of £-3000 Sterling is drawn on London, exchange at 31 d. Sterling per Ruble, what is its value in Petersburgh?

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830
762 Ans. 22677 rub. 16 cop.

68 Two cyphers are annexed to the remainder instead of multiplying by 100 copecs.

FRANCE.

12 deniers = I fol, 20 sols = I livre.
The crown of exchange is 3 livres tournois.

A livre tournois of France is estimated at 18{ cents in the United States.

Nore. The word tournois is applied to the money of France, as sterling is to the money of England.

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1. Change 1220 pounds sterling to French money, exchange at 175 livres per crown

of
3

livres tournois.

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'2. Change £.400 sterling to French money, exchange at 17d. sterling per crown of 3 livres. Anf, 16225 liv. 7 s. oi d.

3. Change 4224 livres tournois to sterling, exchange at 17%. per crown of 3 livres.

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Or, Take of the given sum to reduce it to crowns, and multiply by the rate of exchange; the product will be the answer in pence,

3)4224 livres.

1408 crowns.

171

9856 1408

704

12) 24640 pence.
210) 2053 4

£.102 13 4 as above.

29 velts ?

4. Change 49838 livres 55. 113}d. to sterling, exchange at 17 d. sterling per crown.

Anl. £.1220 5. What will 2434 velts of brandy come to, at 320 livres per

Ans. 26857 liv. 18 s. 7 d. 6. What is the freight of 3302į velts, at 9 livres per ton of 120 velts ?

Ans. 247 liv. 13 s. 9

d. 7. What is the commission on 36591 liv. 2 s. 4 den. at 21 per cent. ?

Ans. 914 liv, 15 s. 6 den.

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