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2. Change $95 to sterling money. A. 21£. 7 s. 6 d. 3. Change 21£. 7 s. 6 d. to federal money. A. $95. 4. Change $285 to sterling money. A. 64£. 2s. 6d.

CANADA CURRENCY.- -Q. What is the currency of Canada and Nova Scotia called?

A. Canada currency.

Q. How many shillings of this currency make a dollar?

A. 5 s.

Q. What part of a pound is 5 s.?

A.

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RULE. Q. How do you change this currency into federal money? A. Divide by ; that is, multiply by 4.

Q. How do you reduce federal money to Canada currency?

A. Multiply by ; that is, divide by 4.

Exercises for the Slate.

1. A gentleman, residing in Boston, contracted a debt of 200£. 17 s. in Halifax; how many dollars will pay the debt? 200£. 17 s. 200,85£. X 4 = $803,40, Ans. 2. A, residing in Montreal, sent 300£. Canada cur cy to B, his correspondent in New York, to purchase 120 barrels of flour. The flour cost $12,50 per barrel; how much, in Canada currency, is the balance which is due? A. 75£.

3. A merchant in Quebec wrote to his correspondent in Philadelphia, to purchase a large quantity of cotton. His correspondent writes he has purchased 300 bales, each containing 275 pounds, at 104 cents per pound. How many pounds Canada currency must the merchant remit to his agent to meet the purchase price? A. 2114£. 1 s. 3 d.

Foreign Coins are estimated in the United States according to the following

TABLE.

Livre of France,

Franc of France,

Guilder or Florin of the U. Netherlands,

Mark Banco of Hamburg,

Rix dollar of Denmark,
Real of Plate of Spain,.
Milrea of Portugal,
Tale of China,

$181. $ ,182. $,40. $ 33. $ 1,00.

$ 10.

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$ 1,24. $ 1,48.

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1. Reduce 500 livres of France to federal money.
1 livre $,18; then, 500 × 18 = $92,50,
2. Reduce $92,50 to livres of France. A. 500 livres.
3. Reduce 5000 francs to federal money. 4. $937,50.
4. Reduce 12500 florins to federal money. A. $5000.
5. Reduce $5000 to florins. A. 12500 florins.

Ans.

Questions on the foregoing.

1. How many are 40, 5, and 9, added together? How many 100+19+9? How many 400+50+25+9? How many 500+100+80+20? How many 89+9+ 84-6?

2. How many are 6 times 50? 10 X 100? 10 × 1000? 20 X 60? 30 X 40?

3. What number added to 20 will make 30? Will make 40? Will make 39? Will make 89?

4. What number multiplied by 4 will make 8? Will make 40? Will make 400? 600? 1000?

5. What number divided by 8 will make 2? Will make 6? Will make 10?

6. If the minuend be 40, and the subtrahend 21, what will be the remainder?

7. If the remainder be 40, and the subtrahend 20, what will be the minuend?

8. If the divisor be 6, and the quotient 8, what will the dividend be?

9. If the quotient be 10, and the dividend 120, what will the divisor be?

10. If the product of two numbers be 84, and the multiplicand 7, what will the multiplier be?

11. What will 120 yards of cloth cost, at 50 cents a yard? (Divide by the aliquot part, found in ¶ XXVIII.) At 33 cents? At 25 cents? At 20 cents? At 163 cents? At 12 cents? At 10 cents? At 5 cents?

12. How many times will a little wheel, 6 inches in cir

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cumference, turn round in going 1 foot, or 12 inches? In going 3 feet, or 36 inches? In going 5 feet? 12 feet? How many times in going across the street, allowing it to be 3 rods, 3 yards, and 1 foot, or 660 inches?

13. What must be the circumference of a wheel that turns round twice in going 2 feet, or 24 inches?

14. How many shillings in 8 d. +6 d. + 10 d.?
15. How much does 19 s. 6 d. lack of 1£.?

16. How many pounds are 2 times 30 s.? 4+10 s.?
17. Divide 15 s. by 2.

18. Reduce to its lowest terms.

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19. Reduce, Tz, Too, foo, to their lowest terms. 20. What fraction can you use for 14, 16, 12, &, 21. What part of a month is 1 day? A. g. Is 2 days? A.. Is 5 days? A.=. Is 7 days? A. 36. Is 8 days? A.. Is 9 days? A. fo. Is 15 days? A. 15 = :. Is 20 days? A. 38= 22. How much is of? of?of of: of ?

of?

23. How much is
24. How many times is 2 contained in? How much is
of ?

25. How many times 2 in? (To divide a fraction, we multiply the denominator, or divide the numerator.) 2 in ? 3 in? 3 in 1? 4 in 2?

26. How much is of of a month? of of a month? of a month divided by 2 is how much? How much is of of a month?

27. James has of a dollar. Rufus 3, and Thomas the remainder of the dollar; what is Thomas's part?

28. William had of a ticket, Henry 4, and James; what part of a ticket did they all own? (Find how many 8ths each had first.)

29. What kind of fractions are the following, viz. 1, 1, 51, 71, 22, 2 of 4?

30. Reduce to a decimal.

31. What decimal is equal to ? ? 1/2 ? ? ?

32. James has,2 of a ticket, William,5, Thomas,2, and Harry the remainder; how much does Harry have ?

33. What is the amount of,3+,4+,1?'

34. Multiply,6 by,5.

35. How much is ,5 of 5?

36. How much is 3 multiplied by 4?

37. Divide 24 by,6.
38. Divide ,8 by 2.
39. Divide,6 by,15.
40. From ,5 take 25.

41. of 14 is 2; 2, then, is 4 of what number?
42.
of what number?

of 4 is 2; 2, then, is
of what number?

43. 3 is

44. 4 is

of what number?
of what number?

45. 5 is

46. 10 is

of what number? of what number?

47. 7 is

Exercises for the Slate.

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A. 2840.

2. 3789543-2689 A. 3786854.
3. 7236845 X 1732= A. 12534215540.
4. 893645 201 A. 4445200.

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A. 24333189147.

6. 7 is

of what number? A. 490. 7. 26 is of what number? A. 104.

8. 20£. 18 s. 4 d. +100£. 15s. 6d. +10d.+ 15s.+1s. 6d.

+d.+ 13 d. A. 122£. 6s. 4 d. 1 qr.

9. From 1£. 15 s. take 19 s. d. A. 15 s. 11 d. 1 qr.

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10. Multiply 16 by . A. 10.

11. Divide 16 by . A. 24.

12. Multiply by 30. A. 25. 13. Divide by 30. A..

14. Multiply of by 15. A. 5§.

15. Divide of by 15. A..

16. A man bought 4 hogsheads of molasses: the first con

tained 763 gallons; the second 63 gallons; the third 79 gallons, and the fourth 59 gallons. How many gallons in the whole? (Reduce the fractional parts to a common denominator before you proceed to add.) A. 279 28.

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17. 3700180+10% +6+37,5+1000000=

A. 3744,200005.

18. What is the value of ,990625 of a pound?

A. 19 s. 9 d. 3 qrs. 19. From 29 years, 5 mo. 3 days, take 23 hours 40 minutes. A. 29 years, 5 mo. 2 days, 0 hours, 20 minutes.

Note. When it is required to find the distance of time from one date to another, it may be easily done by subtracting the first date from the last, reckoning the months according to their order in the year; thus, January 1st mo., February 2d mo. ; &c.

20. What is the difference of time between March 27, 1827, and February 15, 1828?

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(30)

1828, 2d mo. 15th day. 1827, 3d mo. 27th day.

In computing interest, we reckon 30 days to the month, and 12 months to the year.

Ans. 10 mo. 18 days.

21. What is the difference of time between April 14, 1827, and March 16, 1828? A. 11 mo. 2 days.

22. A note, dated July 1, 1826, was paid June 20, 1828; how long was the note on interest? A. 1 year, 11 mo. 19 days.

23. A note, dated Nov. 15, 1820, was not paid till Dec. 1, 1828; how long was it at interest? A. 8 years, 0 mo. 16 days,

INTEREST.

¶ LXI. Q. If the interest of 100 dollars for 1 year is 6 dollars, what will be the interest of 200 for the same time? Of 300? Of 400? Of 600 ?

Q. What will be the interest of 100 for 2 years? For 4 years? For 10 years?

Q. What is that which is paid for the use of money called?
A. Interest.

Q. How, then, may it be defined ?

A. Interest is an allowance made by the bor rower to the lender for the use of money.

Q. What is that which is paid for the use of 100 for 1 year called? A. The rate per cent.

Q. Why called the rate per cent. ?

A. Because per cent., or per centum, means, by the 100.

Q. How, then, is interest computed?

A. At so many dollars for each 100 dollars, so many cents for each 100 cents, so many pounds for each 100 pounds, &c. for 1 year.

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