# The Pamphlet Collection of Sir Robert Stout: Volume 41

# September, 1879. — Arithmetie

### September, 1879.

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*Arithmetie*.

1. Multiply six hundred and fifty thousand one hundred and twenty three by five thousand and eighty-nine; prove the result by division.

(1) | 25½ guineas to sixpences. |

(2) | 5000 poles to acres. |

(3) | 560 miles to inches. |

(4) | 156256 oz. to tons. |

- dividend, factor, multiple, measure, interest.

4. Reduce each of these fractions to its lowest terms:

5. Simplify:

6. Find, *by practice*, the cost of 16 oz. 6 dwts. 17 grs. at £13 10s. 6d, per oz.

(a) | 4s. 7½d. to the decimal of 20s. |

(b) | 2 qrs. 21 lbs. to the decimal of 1 ton. |

8. Multiply 23.156 by 1.25, and by 12.5; prove the results by division.

9. Find the simple interest and amount of £235 10s. 6d. for 5 years 5 months, at 5¼ per cent.

10. What sum of money must be invested at 6 per cent. to produce a return of £125?

11. If 20 men can reap a field in 24 days, in how many days will 30 men reap it?

12. How many bushels of wheat at 3/7 of £1½ a bushel will pay for 15 muids of oats at 5/6 of 2 guineas a muid?

(Note, 1 Muid = 3 bushels).