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4. 12 is of what number? 5. 15 is of what number? 6. 18 is of what number? 7. 20 is , of what number? 8. 24 is of what number ! 9. 28 is į of what number? 10. 30 is so of what number? 11. 3 is of what number? 12. 4 is of what number? 13

5 is of what number ! 14. 8 is of what number? 15. 9 is of what number ! 16. 17 is of what number? 17. 25 is of what number ! 18. 38 is of what number ? 19. 43 is of what number? 20. 54 is. Le of what number?

Miscellaneous Examples.

1. A man sold 8 yards of cloth for 3 dollars a yard; what did it come to ?

2. A man sold a horse for 76 dollars, which was of what it cost him; how much did it cost him? 3. A man sold of a gallon of wine for 40 cents; what was that a gallon ?

4. If it will take 1 yards of cloth to make a coat, how many yards will it take to make 7 coats ?

5. If 1 horse consume 37 bushels of oats in 2 days, how much would 2 horses in 5 days ?

6. If when the days are 9; hours long a man per form a journey in 10 days, in how many days would he perform it when the days are 12 hours long?

7. A man sold 8 yards of cloth for 7 dollars a yard, and received 8 firkins of butter at 6 dollars a firkin ; how much was then due to him ?

8. Two men are 38 miles apart, and are travel

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ing towards each other, one at the rate of 3 miles au hour, the other 2 miles; how much do they approach each other in an hour ? How much in 2 hours ? In how

many hours will they meet? At what distance from each place from which they set out ?

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A. 1. If you give of an orange to one boy, and | to another, how much more do you give the first, than the second ?

2. { of an orange is how many of an orange ?

3. If you give į of an orange to one boy, and to another, how many would you give away ? How

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have left ? 4. į and į are how many ;? 5. A man gave to one labourer of a bushel of wheat, and to another ; how many of a bushel did he give to both ? How many bushels ?

6. , and are how many ď? How many times 1 ?

7. A man gave į of a barrel of flour to one man, and of a barrel to another; te which did he give the most ?

8. } is how many ??

9. A man bought of a bushel of wheat at one time, and I of a bushel at another; at which time did he buy the most !

10. } is how many f?

11. A man bought of a yard of cloth at one time, and 4 of a yard at another; at which time did he buy the most !

12. are how many $?
13. A man wished to give 4 of a bushel of wheat

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to one man, and į of a bushel to another; but he could not tell how to divide it. Another man stand ing by advised him to divide the whole bnshel inte six equal parts first, and then take of them foi one, and į of them for the other. How many part: did he give to each ? How many to both ? How many had he left ?

14. į is how many ? is how many ;? 1 and { are how many ?

15. A man paying some money to his labourers, gave each man į of a dollar, and each boy { of a dollar; how much more did he give to a man thar to a boy?

16. What is the difference between į and I?

17. If a man can earn of a dollar in a day, and a boy į of a dollar, how much does the man earn more than the boy ?

18. What is the difference between and ?

19. A boy distributing some nuts among his companions, gave of a quart to one, and of a quart to another; how much more did he give to one, than to the other ?

Note. Change them to sixths.
20. What is the difference between į and į?

21. A man having two bushels of grain to distribute among his labourers, wished to give of a bushel to one, and of a bushel to another, and the rest to a third; but was at a loss to tell how to divide it; at last he concluded to divi each bushel into six equal parts, or sixths, and then to distribute chose parts. How many sixths did he give to each?

22. is how many ; ?

23. A man had a horse, and a cow, and a sheep. The horse would eat of a load of hay in the win. ter, the cow }, and the sheep &. How many of a load would each eat? How many + would they all eat ? flow many loads ?

24. A boy having a quart of nuts, wished to divide them, so as to give one companion , another t, and a third į of them ; but in order to make a proper division, he first divided the whole into eight equal parts, and then he was able to divide them as he wished. How many eighths did he give to each ? How many eighths had he left for himself?

25. į is how many į? 1 is how many + ? į and 1 and are how many ; ?

26. A man gave of a barrel of flour to one man, and of a barrel to another; to which did he give the most? How much ?

27. Which is the largest or ? How much the largest !

28. A boy having a pound of almonds, said he intended to give { of them to his sister, and to his brother, and the rest to his mamma.

His mamma smiling said she did not think he could divide them so.

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yes I can said he, I will first divide them into twelve equal parts, and then I can divide them well enough. Pray how many twelfths did he give to each ?

29. } is how many ? } is how many it? } and are how many in?

30. Mr. Goodman having a pound of raisins, said he would give Sarah , and Mary 1, and James of them, and he told Charles he should have the rest, if he could tell how to divide them. Well, said Charles, I would first divide the whole into twelve equal parts, and then I could take and į and of them. How many twelfths would each have ?

31. f and and are how many t's ?

32. George bought a pine apple, and said he would give of it to his papa, and to his mamma, and in to liis brother James, if he could divide it. James took it, and cut it into twenty equal picces,

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