AVOIRDUPOIS WEIGHT. 1 ton (T.) The hundredweight (100 pounds) is written cwt. LIQUID MEASURE. 2 pints (pt.) 1 quart (qt.) 1 gallon (gal.) DENOMINATE NUMBERS. 526. Slate Exercises. 4. A man buys 12 bu. and 3 pk. apples @ $1 per bu. What is the cost ? 5. What will be the cost of 3 pk. 7 qt. chestnuts @ 8¢ per qt. ? 6. How many pints are there in 5 gallons of ice cream ? 7. How many half-pints are there in 10 gallons of ice cream? 8. How many 4-ounce packages can be made from 5 pounds of pepper? 9. A boy pays $1.50 for 1 gallon and 2 quarts of ice cream What is the price per quart ? 10. How many gallons of lemonade will be needed to give 96 people pt. each? 11. How many seconds in 5 hours ? per T.? 26. What fraction of a ton is 1,500 lb. ? 27. How many days and hours in of a week? 28. Find the number of yards in 3 pieces of cloth averaging 16 yd. 2 ft. each. 29. When coal is $5.50 per ton, how much will I have to pay for 3,000 pounds ? 30. A store-keeper charged 70 cents for a roll of butter weighing 2 lb. 3 oz. What was the price per ounce? What was the price per pound? 31. Change 60 lb. to the fraction of a hundredweight. 32. How many pints are there in a barrel of oil that contains 431 gallons ? SPECIAL DRILLS. 528. Give sums : 56 + 25 21+ 32 +43 750 + 190 47 +47 30 + 20 + 18 390+120 22 +68 40+ 13+ 26 480 + 150 39 +31 24 +31 +30 620 + 180 225 +54 315 +21 437 + 60 540+55 533. Oral Problems. 1. Paid 59$ for muslin and 25$ for trimming. How much was paid in all ? 2. A boy had 754. How much had he after spending 25$ for a knife and 15$ for a ball ? 3. If 8 lb. of raisins cost $1.04, what is the price per pound? 4. At $1.89 per yard of silk, what will be the cost of 1 foot ? 5. If 32 lb. of flour cost 96 cents, how many pounds can be bought for 60 cents ? 6. One girl has 16 cents, another has 24 cents, a third has 8 cents. How many dolls at 16 cents each can be bought with their money? 7. What will be the weight of 3 bushels corn, weighing 56 pounds per bushel ? 8. How many ounces in 9 pounds ? 9. How many pounds in 8 packages, each weighing 10 ounces ? 10. Find the cost of 3 lb. and 2 oz. of butter at 32 cents per lb. 11. Bought 4 pounds of 6-cent sugar and a pound of butter at 36 cents. How much change from $1? 12. Four boys have 144 marbles among them. If they were equally divided, how many would each have? 13. A man earns $100 per month, and spends $76. How much does he save? 14. If a man saves $32 per month, how many months will it take him to save $960 ? 16. Paid $27.90 for 9 jackets. What did they cost apiece? 16. Mr. B's farm contains 520 acres. How many acres will he have left after selling 180 acres ? 17. William's kite string is 435 yards long, John's is 62 yards longer. What is the length of John's string? 18. A farmer raised 168 bushels of grain. He sold of it. How many bushels did he sell ? 19. 61 yards of ribbon are cut into pieces a quarter of a yard long. How many pieces are there? 20. If it takes 183 yards of cloth to make 3 suits, how many yards does it take for 1 suit ? 21. James has 150 marbles, Thomas has as many. How many marbles have both ? 22. A newsdealer received $6.36 for papers sold at 3 cents each. How many papers did he sell? 23. If it takes 41 days for one man to do a piece of work, how long will it take 2 men to do the same work? 24. A farm is divided into 4 fields, each containing 49 acres. How many acres are there in the farm ? 25. From a piece of cloth containing 104 yards, 54 yards are sold. How many yards are left? 26. Find the cost of 28 lb. coffee at 25° per lb. 27. How much does a farmer receive for 28 cows which he sells at $25 each? 28. Find the number of hours in a week. 29. How many pieces, each three-quarters of a yard long, can be cut from six yards of wire ? 30. 3,600 seconds are equal to how many minutes ? 31. If 25 yards of material are needed for a dress, how many yards will be required for 33 dresses ? 32. At 7 for a cent what will 98 marbles cost ? |