PRACTICE (Simple). Find the cost of : 1. 2,196 lbs. of sugar at 6ļd., at 5id., and at is. 5 d. per lb. 2. 17,729 sq. yds. at £2, 55. 10d. per yard. 3. 15,638 articles at 175. 9 d. each. 4 7,689 articles at 16s. 7 d. each. 5. 131 tons at £1, 18s. 11 d. per cwt. 6. 609 outfits at £7, 18s. 9 d. each. 7. 7,819 articles at 175. 9d. each. 8. 79 horses at £39, 17. 8 d. each. 9. 15,638 articles at 18s. 63d. each. 10. 1,111 articles at £11, 115. 11 d. each. 11. 15,134 articles at £59, 145. 11d. each. 12. 847 tons at £1, 1os. 8 d. per cwt. 13. Find the total cost of 793 railway tickets at 16s. 8d., and of the same number at 6s. 9d. each. 14. 2,973 lbs. of tea at is. 11 d. per lb., the same at 25. 1 d. per lb., and the same at 25. 4 d. per lb. ; find the total cost. 15. A man receives 101 rupees, worth is. iod. each, and 450 mohurs, worth 29s. each; what is the value in English money? 16. Find the cost of 15,134 articles when one costs £28, 13. 11 d. 17. The annual rent of a parish is £13,793, and the poor rate is 2s. 73d. in the £; to how much does the rate amount? 18. Find the cost of 7514 dozen of wine at £2, 175. rod. a dozen. 19. A bankrupt's debts are £7357, and he is able to pay 125. 9;d in the £; what are his effects worth ? 20. A Jewish shekel weighed 219 grains Troy, and was worth 2s. 3}d. What was the value in our money of the freewill offering of 16,750 shekels after the destruction of Midian, and what was its weight of metal ? 21. Compare the values of 777 articles at £3, 7s. 102d. each, and 923 articles at £2, 155. 104d. each. 22. The national debt of France in 1834 was 326,566,496 francs of 9 d. each; state it in English money. 23. A bankrupt owes £5926, and pays 6s. 8 d. in the £; what sum does he pay? 24. If a Napoleon be worth 16s. 4}d., what amount of English money will purchase 2274 Napoleons? 25. What is the value of 104 cheeses, each cheese weighing 18 lbs., at 6 d. per lb.? 26. Find the value of 40135 things at £2, 16s. 6 d. each; and of 6005 1 things at 18. 3 d. each. 27. Find the total cost of : 463 articles at £,4, Is. 101d., PRACTICE (Compound). Find the cost of:1. (a) 7 lbs. 6 oz. 7 drs. 2 scr. 7 grs. at 1os. per oz. . (6) 69 cwt. i qr. 21 lbs. at £7, 155. 4d. per cwt. 2. II tons 17 cwt. i qr. 19 lbs. at £7 a ton. 3. 10 lbs. 11 OZ. 16 dwts. 16 grs. of gold at £3, 175. 10}d. per oz. 4. 4 tons 4 cwt. 2 qrs. 14 lbs. at £8, 145. 4d. per cwt. 5. 1279 lbs. 8 oz. 10 dwts. at £6, gs. 6d. per lb. 6. 501 lbs. 9 oz. II dwts. 12 grs. at £3, 7s. 6d. per lb. 7. 19 qrs. 5 bush. 3 pks. at £2, 8s. 4d. per bushel. 8. 39 qrs. 3 bush. 2 pks. at £1, 4s. 2d. per bushel. 9. 207 galls. 3 qts. I pt. at 4s. 9 d. per quart. 10. 7 galls. 3 qts. 1 pt. of milk at 2!d. a quart. 11. 319 cwt. 3 qrs. 16 lbs. at £2, 12s. 6d. per cwt. 12. 39 yds. 3 qrs. 3 nls. of cloth at 55. a yard. 13. 22 qrs. 4 bush. 3 pks. of wheat at 5s. 81d. per bushel. 14. 42 cwt. I gr. 21 lbs. of sugar at £12, 11s. 8d. per cwt. 15. 7 pls. 27 sq. yds. of land at 25. 4d. per square yard. 16. (a) 37 lbs. 4 Oz. 16 dwts. of silver at £3, 45. 9.d. per lb. (6) 37 lbs. 4 oz. 16 dwts. of silver at 5s. 1od. per oz. 17. 903 cub. yds. 9 cub. ft. at £3, 3s. 9d. per cubic yard. 9 18. 16 ac. i rd. 30 pls. at £1, 11s. 4d. per acre. 19. 6 tons 12 cwt. 3 qrs. 10 lbs. 8 oz. at £3, 145. 8.!d. per Cwt. 20. 2 mls. 6 fur. 9 chains 10 yds. at 18s. 4d. per mile. 28. (a) 14 doz. silver spoons, each weighing 2 oz. 13 dwts. 18 grs., at 55. an oz. (6) What sum will pay for digging a ditch 440 yds. long, 4 yds. deep, and 3 yds. broad, at the rate of is. 11d. per cubic yard? 29. Find, by Practice, how much a boy should receive in 7 years 8 calendar months and 6 days (reckoning 30 days to the month), if his wages are £23, 1os. a year. 30. Find the amount of wages for 18 months (of 4 weeks each) 3 weeks 5 days at 11s. 4!d. per week. 31. Nine hundred and six pounds four ounces five drams one and a half scruples, at six shillings and eightpence per oz. 32. What should be paid for 5 cwt. 3 qrs. 14 lbs. at gs. 6?d. per quarter ? 33. Three lots of ground are sold, containing respectively 59} acres, 764 acres, and 39 acres 12 poles ; £12, 7s. 10d. per acre was paid for the first lot, £13, 155. 9d. for the second, and £16, 8s. 6d. per acre for the third : what was the price of the whole ? B 34. What is the value of a gold salver, weighing 2 lbs. 4 oz. 15 dwts. at £3, 155. 6d. per oz. Troy? 35. Find the expense of a journey of 97 mls. i fur. 6 chains 18 yds. at £1, 16s. 8d. per mile. 36. Charge for 5 fur. 7 chains 8 yds. at £3, 135. 4d. a mile. 37. Find the cost of 31 galls. 2 qts. at 175. 9d. per gallon, and at 25. od. a pint. 38. What should be paid for 9072 lbs. 2 oz. 15 dwts. at £39, 75. per lb.? 39. How much money shall I have left, if, having been paid an average price of 479 guineas each for 17 horses, I buy 374 qrs. 7 bush. 2 pks. of wheat at £2, 3s. Sd. per quarter ? 40. Bought 639 cwt. 3 qrs. 4 lbs. at £2, 125. 6d. per cwt. Half was completely spoilt, and the remainder had to be sold at half cost price; what sum did it fetch ? 41. How much money shall I require to purchase i ton 13 cwt. 3 qrs. 7 lbs. at £6, 7s. 8d. per cwt.; and 5 cwt. 2 qrs. 14 lbs. at 11s. 4 d. per quarter? 42. Two articles of jewellery were sold at £3, 6s. 9d. per One article weighed 18 oz. 16 dwts. 16 grs., the other 9 lbs. 5 oz.; what was the total cost? 43. What is the drainage tax on 780 ac. 3 rds. 16 pls. at los. 6d. per acre? 44. If a commodity is sold at seven guineas a ton, what money should I have left out of seven guineas, after purchasing 18 cwt. 3 qrs. 20 lbs. of it? 45. I was offered a guinea and a half for 5 bush. 3 pks. 1 gall. of corn, but I sold it at the rate of £2, 55. 4d. per quarter ; how much did I gain or lose by rejecting the offer? 46. What is the value of seven square yards eight square feet and fifty-four square inches at 13s. 6d. per square yard ? 47. How many yards of cloth at 25. 2}d. a yard should be given for 26 ydş. 2 qrs. at 25. 9}d. a yard? 48. Find, by Practice, the price of 5 cwt. 3 qrs. 24 lbs. 12 oz. at £5, 25. 8d. per cwt. oz. 49. Find, by Practice, how many acres will supply 53 horses with hay and oats per year, each horse consuming annually the produce of 5 ac. 3 rds. 26 pls. PROPORTION (Simple). 1. 729 gallons of oil at £43, 17. ind. per 252 gallons. 2. What is the income of a man who pays 7d. per £i for income tax, and has thereafter remaining £932? 3. What is the income of a person who pays £15, gs. for income tax, when an income of £300 pays £7, ios. ? 4 From 3 tons 5 cwt. take 1 ton 16 cwt. 3 qrs. 12 oz., and fnd the value of the remainder at the rate of £1, 7s. 6d. for I qr. 27 lbs. 5. If half-a-dozen eggs are sold for 3}d., what should be paid for 27 eggs and for 99 eggs? 6. If 15 dozen spoons can be made out of 21 lbs. of silver, and the silver of each spoon is worth 6s., what is the value of the silver per ounce? 7. What weight of goods should be carried 4 miles for the same sum as 15 cwt. 2 qrs. 18 lbs. can be carried 21 miles ? 8. If 51 dozen silver spoons are made out of 3 lbs. 6 oz. of silver, and silver is worth 5s. 6d. an oz., what is the value of the silver in each spoon ? 9. If 13) Ibs, of coffee cost 16s. 1}d., what is the cost of 114 lbs ? 10. If a passenger can travel 132 miles (second class) for 193. 3d., what should he pay for the journey from London to Edinburgh, a distance (by railway) of 398 miles ? 11. A bankrupt fails owing £1250; what money has he in hand if he can pay 78. 9d. in the £? What would be the loss of a creditor to whom he owes £300, 6s. 8d. ? 12. £150 was paid for one hundred thousand bricks; what was that per dozen bricks? 13. If I gained 8 d. on the sale of 7 lbs. of sugar, what should I expect to gain on 6 cwt. 3 qrs. 7 lbs. ? |