## The Mercantile Arithmetic: Adapted to the Commerece of the United States, in Its Domestic and Foreign Relations: with an Appendix, Containing Practical Systems of Mensuration, Gauging, and Book-keeping |

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acres allowed amount annum answer balance barrels bbls bill Boston bought boxes bushels Cash cent Change charges coin commission containing cost cubic decimal denominator difference discount divide divisor dollars dols duty English equal EXAMPLES exchange feet figure Fish Flour fraction France freight gain gallons give given gold grains half hand hhds hundred inches Insurance interest length less loss measure merchant miles mills months Multiply paid payment pence person piastres piece pound principal proceeds Profit proportion purchase quantity quarter quintals quotient reals received Reduce remainder root Rule sell shillings ship side silver sold Spanish square sterling Stock sugar Sundries Suppose TABLE tare third tons United vessel weight whole wine worth yards

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