93. If 6 barrels of flour "cost 384 dollars, what would 10 barrels cost at that rate ? 94. What is of 384 ? B. 1. A man bought a piece of cloth for 42 dollars, and was obliged to sell it for of what it cost him; how much did he lose ? 2. A man bought a quantity of flour for 534 dollars, and sold it for of what cost him ; how much did he gain ? 3. If 7 men can do a piece of work in 4 days, how long will it take 1 man to do it? How long will it take 3, men to do it ? 4. If 4 men can do a piece of work in 97 days, how long would it take to do it, if 7 men were enployed ? 5. There is a pole standing so that of it is in the water, and as much in the mud ; how much is in the mud ? 6. If a man can travel 134 miles in 3 hours, how many miles will he travel in 8 hours ? 7. If 5 horses will eat 26. loads of hay in a year what will 8 horses eat in the same time? 8. If 4 cocks will empty a cistern in 6 hours, how long will it take 7 cocks of the same size to empty it? SECTION XV. A. 1. A boy having 2 eranges wished to give of an orange apiece to his playmates; how many could he give them to? If he had given şof an orange apiece, how many could he have giver them to ? 2. How many times į are there in 2? How many times are there in 2 ? 3. A'man having 3 bushels of corn distributed it among some poor persons, giving them of a bushel each ; to how many did he give it ? Note. Find first how many he would have given it to, if he had given į of a bushel to each. 4. In 3 are how many times į ? How many times ? 5. If of a barrel of flour will last a family one month, how long will 4 barrels last the same family? How long will 6 barrels last? How long will 10 barrels last ? 6. How many times is contained in 4 ? How many times in 6 ? How many times in 10 ? 7. If of a bushel of wheat will last a family one week, how many weeks will 6 bushels last the same family? 8. How many times is contained in 6? 9. There is a cistern having a cock which will fill it in of an hour ; how many times would the cock fill the cistern in 3 hours ? 10. How many times is contained in 3 ? 11. How much cloth at id dollars (that is dollars) a yard can be bought for 4 dollars ? 12. How many times is l_ or contained in 4 ? 13. A man distributed 81 bushels of wheat among some poor persons, giving 1} bushels to each ; how many did he give it to? 14. How many times is 1} contained in 87. ? 15. If a soldier is allowed 1{ pounds (that is of a pound) of meat in a day, to how many soldiers would 6 pounds be allowed ? 16. How many times is l_ contained in 6 ? 17. If 13 tons of hay will keep a horse through the winter, how many horses will 10 tons keep? 18. How many times is li contained in 10? 19. At 21 dollars a box, how many boxes of raisins can be bought for 10 dollars ? 20. How many times is 2} contained in 10 ? 21. At 1} dollars a pound, how many pounds of indigo can be bought for 9 dollars ? 22. How many times is 13 contained in 93 ? 23. At 14 dollars a barrel, how many barrels of raisins can be bought for 93 dollars ? 24. How many times is if contained in 98 ? 25. At of a dollar apiece, how many pieces of nankin can be bought for 8 dollars ? 26. How many times is contained in 8. ? 27. At of a dollar a pound, how many pounds of tea can be bought for 7 dollars ? 28. How many times is contained in 73 ? 29. How many times is 3} contained in 7 ? 30. How many times is 5, contained in 17 ? 31. How many times is 4; contained in 93 ? 32. How many times is 3contained in 124? B. 1. At jo of a dollar a pound, how many pounds of meat car be bought for of a dollar ? Note. Change to tenths. 3. A.man having i of a barrel of four distributed it among some poor persons, giving them of a barrel apiece; how many did he give it to ? Note. Change both fractions to twelfths; that is, reduce them to a common denominator. 4. How many times is į contained in ? 5. If a pound of almonds cost of a dollar, how many pounds can be bougut for of a dollar? Note. Reduce the fractions to a common denominator. 6. How many times is 4 contained in ş? 7. If a piece of nankin costs of a dollar, how many pieces can be bought for 4 dollars ? that is in dollars ? 8. How many times is contained in 47 ? 9. If a bushel of barley cost of a dollar, uow |