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A Lot....If He Still Owns The Land Today

A man purchased a house for 2375 dollars, and expended 340 dollars in repairs; he then sold it for railroad stock worth 867 dollars, and 235 acres of western land valued at 8 dollars an acre; how much did he gain by the trade?

Solution: 32 dollars (from text)

Source: D. Fish's Robinson's Progressive Practical Arithmetic, 1873, p. 61