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EXAMPLES. 1. What is the value of 725 yards of muslin, at 13 d. per yard?

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2. 15 at 137
3. 360 at 14.

21 O 0 4. 1479 at 15.

92 8 9 5. 7121 at 161

482 3 6. 2340 at 171

170 12 6 7. 7890 at 18%.

616 8 8. 8900 at 19.

704 11 8 9. 7120 at 2014

600 15 O 10. 1376 at 21.

120 8 0 11., 6812 at 223.

645 14 5 12. 9999 at 23

989 When the price is any number of shillings under 20, work by

RULE 5. Multiply the given number by the price for the answer in shillings: or,

If the price be an aliquot part of a pound, divide the given number by as many thereof as make a pound, for the answer in pounds.

EXAMPLES. 1. What is the value of 528 bushels of apples, at 38.

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2. What is the value of 750 yards of linen, at 5s. per

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Answer 39 12 4. 486 at 2.

48 12 5. 121 at 5.

30 5 6. 1286 at 4.

257 4 0 7. 860 at 7.

301 0 8. 242 at 11.

133 2 O 9. 2798 at 13.

1818 14 0 10. 3679 at 17.

3127 3 0 Note. When the price is an even number of shillings, the answer may be found thus :~Multiply the given number by half the price, doubling the right hand figure of the product for shillings; the rest of the product will be pounds. 11. 473 at 4s.

Ans. 94 L. 12s. 1.473 at 45.

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L. d. 12. 946 at 4.

Answer 189 4 0 13. 713 at 6.

213 18 14. -916 at 8.

366 8 0 15. - 739 at 12.

443 8 0 16. 171 at 16.

136-16 0 When the price is shillings and pence, or shillings, pence and farthings, work by

RULE 6. If the price be an aliquot part of a pound, divide the given number by as many thereof as make a pound, for the answer in pounds : but,

If the price be not an aliquot part of a pound, multiply the given number by the shillings of the price, and the product will be shillings; to which add the value of said number, in shillings, at the rest of the price, found by Rule 2 or 3; the amount will be the answer in shillings.

EXAMPLES. 1, 764 yards, at 2s. 6d.

Ans. 941.. 10s. | 25. 6d. 1 }764

Ans. 95 L. 10s.

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When the price is pounds, or pounds, shillings, &c. work by

RULE 7. Multiply the given number by the pounds, and the product will be pounds, to which add the value of said number at the rest of the price, found by the preceding

rules : or,

Reduce the pounds and shillings of the price to shillings; multiply the given number by these, and the product will be shillings; to which add the value of said number, in shillings, at the rest of the price.

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EXAMPLES. 1. 428 tons at 3L. 4s. 6 d. per ton.

Ans. 1381 L. 3s. Tod.

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Answer 148 16 8 3. 17 at 2 6

39 13 4 4. 17 at 11 14 0

198 18 0 20 at 4 13 4

93 6 8 6. 71 at 6 13 4

473 6 8 7. 156 at 3 6.82

520 3 3 8. 457 at 14 17 92

6804 10. 92 When the given quantity consists of several denominations, and the price relates to the highest of those de-' nominations, work by

RULE 8. Multiply the price by the number of the highest denomination in the given quantity, and the product will be the value thereof; to which add the value of the remaining denominations, found by taking parts of the price: or,

Find the value of the number of the highest denomination, by one of the preceding rules, to which add the yalue of the remaining denominations, found as before,

EXAMPLES.

1. What is the value of 171 cwt. I qr. 7 Ib. of sugar, at 3L. 65, 8d. per cwt. ?

Ans. 571 L. Os. 10d,

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38 1 4. 100 12 at 1 19 6 per cwt.

19 19 27 9 2 26 at 4 10 41 per cwt.

43 19 6 6. 5 1 O at 2 17

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27 4 101 16. oz. dwt. L, 8. d. 8. 27 10 0 at 1

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d. 10. 67 2 at 12 2 per yd.

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27 11 81 12. 419 3 at 12 6 per yd.

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EXAMPLES IN FEDERAL MONEY. Note.--When the given price of an article is in Federal money, the question may generally be answered by Simple Multiplication, or by the Rule of Three, more readily than by Practice. It is useful however to be acquainted with the method of working by Practice, as it affords a means of proving the correctness of operations performed by those other rules.

The examples that are given in this place, are chiefly confined to cases in which the price is an aliquot part of a dollar: for working which the following is a

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