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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1813 Excerpt: ...an evi-a pfct of a pound, mult'iply the given number by the shillings, and take even parts for the pence, or pence and farthings, and add the several lines together, and they will be »hil101/. 3s. 6rf. Ans, lings, which bring into pounds, as before. 129£ 19«. JLnraer, 436 lit. butter, at 1(W. 4360 When the price is lOd. annex a cypher to the o( 4J. right hand of the given number/which divide by 12 and 20. When the price is 5». double the right hand fi. gnrc for shillings, and the figures et the left lu.nd are pounds. When thequantityis of different denominations, multiply the price by the integers of the highest.denomination and take pans for the inferior denominations. TARE-AND TRETT. GROSS WEIGHT is the whole weight of any sort of goods, together with the box, barrel, of bag, &c. which contains them. Tare is an allowance made in the weight of goods, for the box, barrel, firkin, &c. in which they are packed. Trett is an allowance of 41b. in every 1041b. for waste, dust, &c. Cloff is an allowance of 21b. upon every 3cwt. Suttle is when part of the allowance is deducted. Neat weight is what remains after all allowances are ma'de. Case 1. When Tare is at so much per box, barrel, &c. Multiply the number of boxes, &c. by the tare, subtract it from the gross, and the remainder will be the neat weight. Examples. 1. In 5 hogsheads of sugar, each weighing 8cwt. lqr. 91b. gross", tare 241b. per hogshead; Hoiv much neat weight i cwt. qr. lb. cwt'. qr. lb. 24x5=1 0 8 8 1 9 5 41 2 17 gross 1 0 8--fare. Ans. 40 2 9 neat. 2. In 12 caks, of indigo, comaining 45cwt. lqr. 141b. gross, tare 301b. per cask; How much neat weight Ans. 42cwt. lqr. 181b. Case 2. When the Tare is at so much per cwt. Divide the gross, by the even parts o...
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