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: ...20 If, when cloth is sold at 7s. a yard, the gain is 10/. per cent, what is the gain or loss per cent, when it is sold at 6s. a yard? answer 5/ 14/ 3/. I lost, 21 At id.i per shilling profit, how much per cent? answer 12/ 10. 22 At 3j 6J. in the pound profit, how much per cent? answer 17/ I Or. 23 If by selling lb. of peppw for tcd. there is 2d. lost, how much is the loss per cent? answer 16/. 24 A merchant received from Lisbon 180 casks of raisins, which stand hira herein 16s. each; and by selling them at 28/. per C.wt. he gains 25 per cent, required the weight of each cask, one with another? answer 8c$» FELLOWSHIP. FELLOWSHIP is the rule for adjusting the several quotas of the loss ar gain ofi any joint adventure, or of a. bankrupt's effects, &c. CASE L When the several stocks in company are considered without regard to time; RULE.. As the whole sum, or stock,. Is to the whole gain, or loss; So is each partner's share in stock, &c. ' ' Tx, his jnuota of the gain or kw ' PROCHfc. 7 P, Q and, R, rent an estate, containing 360 acres, d£ 340/. per annum: of which P holds 90, Q 120, and R acres; what must each man pay, in proportion to the land lie holds? f P 6A answer Q 8/. L R 1/. CASE 2. When the respective stocks in company are considered with time; RULE. Multiply each man's stock by its time; then, As the sum of the produces Is to the whole gain of loss; So is each particular product To its share of the gain, or loss. Examples. I Three merchants traded together: A put in 120/. for 9 months, B 100/ for 16 months, and C 100/. for 14 months, and they gained 100/. what is each man's quota? £' m.:' '.: A 120X 9=1080;,;...-', B 100 x 16=1600 C 100x14=1400 4 A put in stock 1800 dols B advanced 4 at©nt1t8 after; required the sum he put...
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