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Divide £1407. 17s. 6d. by 12, 13, 39, and 78.

£70,079. 13s. 4d. by 56, 112, 144, and 168.
£490,981. 18s. 9d. by 219, 292, 365, and 1728.
£19,743,052. 5s. 7 d. by 810, 1260, and 7300.

Divide 83 lbs. 5 oz. 10 dwts. 17 gr. by 8.
29 tons, 17 cwt. 0 qr. 18 lb. by 9.
114 yards, 3 qrs. 2 nails, by 10.

1017 miles, 6 furlongs, 38 poles, by 11.
296 qrs., 17 bushels, and 2 pecks, by 45.

2019 acres, 3 roods, 29 poles, by 26.

117 years, 7 months, 3 weeks, 5 days, 11 hours, 27 minutes, by 37, and 74.

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If a man spends £257. 2s. 3d. in 12 months' time, what

is that per month?

The clothing of 35 charity boys

what is the expense of each?

Ans. £21. 8s. 61d.

came to £57. 3s. 7d.,

Ans. £1. 12s. 8d.

If 20 cwt. of tobacco come to £27. 5s. 10d., at what

rate is that per cwt.?

What is the value of 1 hogshead

sold for £154. 17s. 6d. ?

Ans. £1. 7s. 3 d.

of beer, when 120 are Ans. £1. 5s. 9ąd.

Bought 72 yards of cloth for £85. 5s. 6d. ; I desire to Ans. £1. 3s. 81d.

know at what rate per yard?

A prize of £7257. 3s. 6d. is to be equally divided amongst 500 sailors; what is each man's share? Ans. £14. 10s. 31d.

A club in London, consisting of 25 gentlemen, joined for a lottery ticket of £10 value, which came up a prize of £4000. I desire to know what each man contributed, and what each man's share came to?

Ans. Each contributed 8s. ; each share £160. A trader cleared £1156 equally in 17 years; how much did he lay by in a year? Ans. £68. What number added to the 43rd part of £4429 will raise it to £240? .

Ans. £137. Divide 20s. between A, B, and C, in such sort that A may have 2s. less than B, and C 2s. more than B.

Ans. A 4s. 8d., B 6s. 8d., C 8s. 8d. If there are 1000 men to a regiment, and but 50 officers, how many private men are there to one officer?

Ans. 19.

What number is that which multiplied by 7847, will make the product 3013248? Ans. 384. The quotient is 1083, the divisor 28604; what was the dividend, the remainder being 1788? Ans. 30979920.

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An army, consisting of 20,000 men, took and plundered a city of £12,000. What was each man's share, the whole being equally divided among them? Ans. 12s.

My purse and money, said Dick to Harry, are worth 12s. 8d., but the money is worth seven times the purse; what did the purse contain? Ans. 11s. 1d.

A merchant bought two lots of tobacco, which weighed 12 cwt. 3 qrs. 15 lb., for £114. 15s. 6d. Their difference in point of weight was 1 cwt. 2 qrs. 13 lb., and of price £7. 15s. 6d. ; I desire to know their respective weights and value?

Ans. Lesser weight 5 cwt. 2 qrs. 15 lb. Price £53. 10s. Greater weight 7 cwt. 1 qr. Price £61. 5s. 6d. Divide 1000 crowns in such a manner between A, B, and C, that A may receive 129 more than B, and B 178 less than C. Ans. A 360, B 231, C 409.

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MR. JOHN THOMAS,

March 7, 1841.

HOSIER'S.

Bought of SAMuel Green.

S. d.

8 pair of worsted stockings...at 4 6 per pair.
5 pair of thread ditto .........at 3 2
3 pair of black silk ditto......at 14
6 pair of milled hose

4 pair of cotton ditto

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MR. ISAAC GRANT,

April 12, 1841.

15 yards of satin

Bought of JOHN SIMMS.

S. d.

.at 9 6 per yard.

18 yards of flowered silk......at 17 4 12 yards of rich brocade......at 19 8 16 yards of sarsenet............at 3 2 13 yards of Genoa velvet ...at 27 6 23 yards of lutestring .........at 6 3

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