Cockers Arithmetick, Perused by J. Hawkins

Cockers Arithmetick, Perused by J. Hawkins

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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. 1736 edition. Excerpt: ...Rate?-0-i To refolve which QstjpS'l consider that (according to the sixth Rule of this 3fiapter ) the Terms or Numbers ought to be placed thus, vi. the Demand lying upon 16 C. it must be the third Number, and thac of the fame Kind with it must be the first, vi. 7 & and 21 /. ( being of the fame Kind with the Number sought) must be the second Number in this Question; then I proceed according to this seventj1 Rule, and multiply the second Number; hy the third, v1. ai by 16, and the Product is 35, which I divide by the first Number 7, and"the Quotient: is 48 i. which is the Value of 16 C. of Pepper at the Rate of 2.11, tor 7 C, See the Work following. S C. I. c. 8. If when you have divided the Product of the2dand 3d Numbers by the first, any Thing remain aster Division 1s ended, 1uch Remainder may be multiplied by the Parts of the next 1nserior Denomination, that are equal to aa Un1ts or Integer) of the second-Number in the Question, and the Product thereof divide by the first Number in the Quest1on, and the Quotient is of the fame Denomination w1th the Partsby which yoa multiplied the Remainder, and 1s Part.or the 4th Number which is sought. And surthermore, 1f any Thing remain, after this last Dirision is ended, mult1ply 1t by the Parts of the next inferior Denominatton equal to an Unit of the last Quotient, and divide the Product by the fame Divisor, (-/?. The first Number in toe Questton) and the Quote is stjll of the fame Denominatton wtth your Multiplier. follow this Method until you have reduced your Remainder into the lowest Denominat1on, Vc. An Example or two will make this Rule very platn, wh1ch may be the following. guest. 3. If 13 Yards "of Velvet, &c. cost 21;. what W1jl 27 Yards of the fame cost at that Rate? more

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