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Hogsheads of Rum

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Two merchants, A and B, loaded a ship with 500 hhds (hogshead) of  rum; A loaded 350 hhds, and B the rest; in a storm the seamen were obliged to throw overboard 100 hhds; how much must each sustain of the loss? (Adams, Arithmetic, 1848)

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"Hogsheads of Rum," Loci (February 2006)

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