# Arithmetic Designed for the Use of Schools; To Which Is Added a Chapter on Decimal Coinage

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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. 1886 edition. Excerpt: ... length of paper, 22i in. broad, will be used for a room 21 ft. 9 in. long, 15ft. 7in. broad, and 8ft. 1i in. in height? and what will it cost at Is. 3d. a yard? 90. Find the value of 3642 tons of coal, at 17s. 7d. per ton; and the difference between x x i2 of 10s., and of of 3 11s. 9d. 91. The 3 per cents, are at 851; what price should the 3 per cents, bear, that an investment may be made with equal advantage into either stock? And what income would be derived by so investing 5000? 92. A farm lets for 92 per annum: the tenant pays for 2 years' occupation, with interest accumulating at 5 per cent.; the landlord pays j the amount for repairs of house, of this for repairs of barn, and 2 3s. id. for other expenses: find the balance. 93. What will be the cost of painting a room at 9 d. per square yard, if the sides are each 19 ft. 10J in., the ends 16 ft. 1J in., and the height 10 ft. 3 in.? 94. Express 1618 Eng. miles in degrees (a degree = 69j miles): find the values of f of 2 7s. 8lrf., and of & of 1 6s. 8d., and reduce their difference to the decimal of 20. 95. Twenty-six wedges of gold, weighing in all 33 lb. 3 oz. 7 dwt. 4 gr., are to be coined into sovereigns: find the weight of each wedge, and the number of sovereigns coined from the whole, at the rate of 3jg sovereigns per oz. 96. How many feet in 150 must a road 10798 feet long rise, to be carried from a plain to a hill 463 feet in perpendicular height? 97. A gentleman selling a mortgage of 4410, for which he received 5 per cent, interest, bought into the 31 per cents. Bank Stock at 70; after receiving the interest for 5 years, on the stocks rising to 75, he sold out. What was his gain upon the whole transaction, ...show more

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• Paperback | 70 pages
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• English
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• 1236643437
• 9781236643438