will 1 third of a bushel cost? What will 2 thirds of a bushel cost ? 35. What is 1 third of 2 ? 36. What is 2 thirds of 2 ? 37. If a load of wood cost 5 dollars, what will i third of a load cost ? What will 2 thirds of a load cost ? 38. What is I third of 5 ? 39. What is 2 thirds of 5 ? 40. What is 2 thirds of 7? 41. If 4 bushels of salt cost 3 dollars, what will 1 bushel cost? Whąt will 3 bushels cost ? 42. What is 1 fourth of 3? 43. What is 3 fourths of 3? 44. If a barrel of cider cost 2 dollars, what will 1 fifth of a barrel cost ? What will 2 fifths of a barrel cost ? 45. What is 1 fifth of 2 ? 46. What is 2 fifths of 2 ? 47. What is 1 fifth of 7 ? 48. What is 3 fifths of 7? 49. If 7 gallons of gin cost 5 dollars, what will 1, gallon cost? What will 4 gallons cost? 50. What is 1 seventh of 5 ? 54. If you divide 7 dollars among 8 men, what part of a dollar will you give them apiece? What would three of them have ? 55. What is 1 eighth of 7 ? 56. What is 3. eighths of 7 ? 57. What is 1 pinth of 10 ? 58. What is 7 ninths of 10 ? 59. What is 1 tenth of 14 ? 60. What is 4 tenths of 14 ? 61. If 5 yards of cloth cost 17 dollars, what is that a yard? What would 3 yards cost ? What would 8 yards cost ? 62. What is 3 fifths of 17 ? 63. What is 8 fifths of 17 ? 64. What is 5 sevenths of 20 ? 65. What is 2 ninths of 22 ? 66. What is 3 eighths of 27 ? 67. What is 2 thirds of 28 ? 68. What is 3 fourths of 31 ? 69. If 5 loads of hay cost 47 dollars, what is that a load ? What will 2 loads cost? What will 7 loads cost? What will 12 loads cost? 70. What is 2 fifths of 47 ? boys, how B. 1. If you divide 7 apples equally between 2 many would you give them apiece ? 2. How can you divide 5 oranges equally among 3 persons ? 3. Divide 3 bushels of corn equally among 5 men, how much would you give them apiece ? 4. A boy had 7 pears, and gave away 3 fifths of them; how many did he give away ? and how many had he left? 5. If 2 yards of cloth cost 3 dollars, what is that a yard ? 6. If 4 yards of cloth cost 2 dollars, what is that a yard? [Let the answers be given in dollars and cents or in shillings. 1 dollar is 100 cents.] :. 7. If 5 bushels of corn cost 7 dollars, what is that a bushel ? 8. If a man receive 8 dollars for 6 days' work, what is that per day? 9. If 3 bushels of wheat cost 8 dollars, what will 2 bushels cost ? 10. A man had 30 dollars, and gave away 3 şevenths of it; how much did he give away ? 11. If 4 yards of cloth cost 10 dollars, what will 3 yards cost ? 12. If 3 barrels of cider cost 8 dollars, what will 10 barrels cost ? 13. If 7 pounds of flour cost 40 cents, what will 10 pounds cost ? 14. If 4 firkins of butter cost 26 dollars, what will 7 firkins cost ? 15. If 3 men can do a piece of work in 7 days, how long will it take 1 man to do it? How long would it take 4 men ? 16. If 2 cocks will empty a cistern in 3 hours, in how long a time would i empty it? In how long a tiine would 7 cocks empty it? SECTION XI. A. 1. Bought 1 half of a yard of cloth for 1 dollar and 1 half; what was that a yard ? 2. 1 and 1 half is the half of what number ?* 3. If i third of a yard of cloth cost 1 dollar and 3 fourths of a dollar, how much does a yard cost ? * See sect. VI. art. A., and sect. IX. art. B. 4. 2 and 3 fourths is I third of what number ? 5. If i half of a barrel of beer cost 2 dollars and I fourth of a dollar, how much will a barrel cost ? 6. 2 and 3 fourths is one half of what number? 7. If I fourth of a box of lemons cost 3 dollars and 2 thirds of a dollar, what will a box cost ? 8. 2 and 2 thirds is 1 fourth of what number? 9. 3 and 1 half is 1 fourth of what number ! 10. If 1 third of a barrel of pork cost 4 dollars and I third of a dollar, what will 1 barrel cost ? 11. 4 and 2 thirds is 1 third of what number ? 12. If 1 sixth of a barrel of fish cost 2 dollars and 1 fifth of a dollar, what will a barrel cost ? 13. 3 and 2 fifths is 1 sixth of what number ! 14. If 1 fifth of a barrel of salmon cost 3 dollars and 2 sevenths of a dollar, what is that a barrel ? 15. 4 and 3 sevenths is 1 fifth of what number ? 16. If a man can travel 4 miles and 3 sevenths of a mile in 1 ninth of a day, how far will he travel in a whole day? 17. 5 and 3 sevenths is 1 ninth of what number? 18. 2 and 4 fifths is 1 seventh of what number? 19. 6 and 3 eighths is 1 eighth of what number? 20. 7 and 5 sixths 1 third of what number ? 21. 8 and 3 sevenths is 1 fourth of what number? 22. 5 and 3 tenths is 1 seventh of what number? 23. 8 and 5 ninths is 1 fifth of what number ? 24. 9 and 4 fifths is 1 eighth of what number? 25. 6 and 4 tenths is 1 tenth of what number? 26. 7 and 4 ninths is 1 fifth of what number ? 27. 8 and 7 tenths is 1 seventh of what number? B. 1. If 2 thirds of a-barrel of beef cost 3 dollars, what does 1 third of a barrel cost? 2. 3 is 2 times what number ?* * See section VI, article B. Ans. 3 is 2 times the half of 3; but 1 half of 3 is 3 halves, or I and I half,* therefore 3 is 2 times I and 1 half. 3. If 3 fifths of a yard of cloth cost 4 dollars, what will 1 fifth of a yard cost ? 4. 5 is 3 times what number ? 5. If 3 sevenths of a barrel of pork cost 2 dollars, what will 1 seventh of a barrel cost ? 6. 2 is 3 times what number ? 7. If 4 thirds of a bunch of shingles cost 5 dollars, what does 1 third of a bunch cost? 8. is 4 times what number? 9. 2 is 4 times what number? 10. A man bought 4 ninths of a barrel of flour for three dollars; what would be the price of 1 ninth of a barrel at the same rate ? 11. 5 is 4 times what number? 12. A man bought 5 eighths of a hundred weight of sugar for 6 dollars; what would 1 eighth of a hundred weight cost at the same rate ? 13. 7 is 5 times what number? 14. 3 is 5 times what number ? 15. 8 is 5 times what number? 16. 9 is 4 times what number ? 17. 11 is 6 times what number ! 18. 13 is 7 times what number? 19. 14 is 8 times what number? 20. 17 is 5 times what number ! 21. 18 is 8 times what number ? 22. 17 is 9 times what number ? 23. 15 is 10 times what number? 24. 20 is 9 times what number? 25. 22 is 10 times what number? 26. 24 is 7 times what number ! 27. If 2 thirds of a barrel of beef cost 3 dollars, * Sec section X, article A. |