# The Schoolmasters Assistant; Being a Compendium of Arithmetic, Both Practical and Thoretical. in Five Parts to Which Is Prefixt, an Essay on the Education of Youth

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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. 1800 edition. Excerpt: ... carats fine, and 31b. of 20 carats fine;--I demand what fineness an oz. of this mixture will bear? An. 21 carats fine. 8. An hostler mixing provender for his horses, would put in a quantity of beans, at 5s. per bushel, with the like quantity of oats, at 3s. 6d. per bushel;--- I demand the price of a bushel of this mixture? ' An. 4/. \$d. 9. A malster hath several sorts of malt, viz. one fort at 4s-6d. another at 4s. and another 3s. 6d. per bushel, and he would mix an equal quantity of each together; I demand the price of a bushel of this mixture i An. 4/. O 10. A Brewer had several sorts of ale, viz. one fort at 20s. per barrel, another at 25s. a third at 30s. and a fourth at 35s. per barrel, and he would mix an equal quantity of each together;--I demand the price of a barrel, and also of a gallon of this mixture? An 176d. per barrel, and lod. 1 qr, T8T per gallol. Of Alligation Alternate. Q. What is Alligation Alternate? A. Alligation Alternate is, when therates of several things are given to find such quantities of them, as are necessary to make a mixture, which may bear a certain rate propounded. Q. How are the rates or prices of the given things to be ordered? A I.They must be placed one over Mean rate 7; the other, and the propounded price of the composition against them; thus, 2 Link the several rates together, in such a sort, that one greater than the mean rate may be coupled toanother which is less. 3 Take the differences between the mean rate, and the several prices, and place them, each against his yoke fellow: And for the rest, observe the following cases, Case I, What do you observe in this first cafe? A. When the prices of the several things, together with the mean rate of the mixture, are given, without any quantity, to find...show more

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• Paperback | 46 pages
• 189 x 246 x 3mm | 100g
• Miami Fl, United States
• English
• black & white illustrations
• 1236627695
• 9781236627698