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At 6s. 8d. per yard, what will 473 yards come to ?.

65. 8d. | 1 | 473

Ans. £.157 135. 4d.

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When the price is fhillings, or shillings and pence, which make no even

partof a pound. RULE. Find the even parts for the price, and divide as in Cale III, or multiply the given quantity by the shillings, and take the even parts of shillings for the pence, as in Case II.

EXAMPLES. 1. What cost 287 yards at 17s.6d. per yard. First method.

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Case V. When the price is an even number of shillings. Rule. Multiply the quantity by half the shillings, doubling the first (or right hand) figure of the product for shillings, the rest are pounds.

Examples. 1. What will 788 yards come to, at 2 shillings per yard ?

788

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Case VI. When the price is pounds, shillings, &c. RULE. Multiply the integers of the given quantity by the pounds, and work for the shillings, &c. by luch of the preceding rules as you think best, and work likewise for the fractional parts the integer ; the sum of these will give the anfwer.

EXAMPLES. What will 173 cwt. I qr. 14 lb. of sugar come to, at £3 155, 6d. per cwt. ?

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834 7 51 In working questions of this kind, when the quantity is not above the multiplication table, the following method is used.

1. What will 45 cwt. 2 qrs. 14 lb. of sugar come to, at £ :3 7 9

per cwt. ?

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What will 37 cwt. 3 qrs. 7 lb. of sugar come to, at 14 dols. 40 cts. per cwt. ?

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1. How much will 49 M. 3 hund. 25 casts of staves come to, at 17 dols. per M.

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Anf. 839 dols. 16 cts. 2 m. M. bund. cafts

dols.

dols, cts, 19 8 15 W.O. hhd. staves 31 per M. Ans. 614 96 9 37 R. O. do. do.

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What will 8,767 feet of merchantable boards come to, at 38s. 6d. per M. ?

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6d.

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d.

£. s.

d. 2. 18,370 feet merch, boards 39 8 per M. An. 36 8 8 3. 2,819 do.

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What it the amount of a seaman's wages from the 15th of March to the 6th of December following, being 8 months and 20 days, at 16 dollars per month ?

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What is the amount of a seaman's wages from 15th of June to the 28th of May following, at 15 dols. per month?

Ans. 171.dols.

At £.4 11 3 per cwt. what will 3 qrs. 251 lb. come to ?

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14 lb.

2 qrs.

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9172 Anf. £.4 9 2224. What will 19 tons, 19 cwt. 3 qrs. 271 lb. come to at £.19 1956 111d. per ton ?

Anf. £.399 195. 5 1915.

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TARE AND TRET, TARE and Tres are allowances made in selling goods by weight,

Tare is an allowance made to the buyer for the weight of the hogshead, barrel, or bag, containing the commodity.

Tret is an allowance for waste, dust, &c. generally at 4 lb. per

104 lb.

Gloff is an allowance for the turn of the scale, at 2 lb. per 3 cwt.

Gross weight is the whole weight of the goods, together with the hogshead, barrel, or bag, &c. that contains them.

Suttle is when part of the allowance is deducted from the gross. Neat weight is what remains after all allowances are made.

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