21. At 13 dollars a pound, how many pounds of indiyo can be bought for 9 dollars ! 22. How many times is in contained in 93 ? 23. At 14 dollars a barrel, how many barrels of raisins can be bought for 91 dollars ? 24. How many times is 14 contained in 9: ? 25. At of a dollar apiece, how many pieces of nankin can be bought for 8 dollars ! 26. How many times is 1 contained in 83 ? 27. At of a dollar a pound, how many pounds of tea can be bought for 7 dollars ? 28. How manv times is contained in 7? 29. How many times is 3} contained in 71 ? 30. How many times is 5, contained in 17 ? 31. How many times is 4 contained in 93 ? 32. How many times is 3 contained in 124 ? B. 1. At bo of a dollar a pound, how many pounds of meat can be bought for of a dollar ! Note. Change to tenths. 3. A man having of a barrel of flour 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 contained in! 5. If a pound of almonds cost 4 of a dollar, how many pounds can be bought for of a dollar ? Note. Reduce the fractions to a common denomi nator. 6. How many times is contained in ! 7. If a piece of nankin cost of a dollar, how many pieces can be bouglit for 4 dollars ? that is the dollars ? 8. How many times is contained in 48 ? 9. If a bushel of barley cost of a dollar, how many bushels can be bought for } of a dollar ? How many for 18 dollars ? 10. How many times is f contained in f? How many times in 18? 11. How many times is of contained in 3? TABLES OF COINS, 'WEIGHTS, AND MEASURES. Table 1.- FEDERAL MONEY. Federal Money is the currency of the United States. 10 mills (m.) make 1 cept, marked ct. 10 cents 1 dime, d. 10 dimos 1 dollar, doll, or 10 dollars 1 Lagle, E. Table II. - STERLING MONEY. Sterling Money is the currency of England. 4 Barthings (gr. or far.) make 1 penny, marked ab 1 shilling, 20 shillinga 1 pound, or a sovereiga, 1 shillings 1 guinea. 12 pence Table III.-TROY WEIGHT. Used in weighing Gold, Silver, and some liquide A grains ( gr.) mako 1 penny weight, marked prot 20 pennyweights 1 ounce, 19 ounced 1 pound, W. 07. Table IV.-AVOIRDOPÓIS WEIGHT. Used in weighing Groceries, Hay, &c., and all the metals except gold and silver. It is now the custom to allow 100 3 lbs: for a hundred weight instead of 112 as formerly. Used in measuring Grains, Salt, Oysters, &c. 60 seconds (soc.) make 1 minute, 60 minates 1 hour, 24 hours 7 days 1 week, 4 weeks 1 month, 18 months 1 day and 6 hours, « 1 year, or 12 calendar months mo For convenience of reckoning, it is usual iv çalen. dars to call the year 365 days for 3 successive years, and every fourth year 366, (for in 4 years the six hours overplus amount to a day) which is called bissextile or leap year. This day is added to February. The common year is divided into twelve months, which are sometimes called calendar months, because they are the months used in calendars. The names of the months, and the number of days in each, are as follows: Winter. Autuma. Summer. Spring. Winter. Names. Number of days. 31 12. December 31 Miscellaneous Examples. 1. In 2 pounds how many ounces ? 2. In 8 yards how many quarters ? 3. In 3 quarters of a yard how many nails ? 4. i of a dollar is how many cents ? 5. How many farthings is of a penny ? 6. How many pence is f of a shilling ? 7. { of a yard is how many quarters and najls ? 8. In £ how many shillings? 11. How much would of a barrel of wine cost, at one dollar a gallon ? 12. How much would } cwt. of sugar cost, at 8 cents a pound ? 13. How much is į of a day? 14. How much is of a day? 15. How much is of a week ? 16. How much is of an hour ? 17. How much would i of a hogshead of wine cost, at 2 dollars a gallon ? 18. If a man spend 28 dollars in a month, what is that a week! How much a day ! 19. If a man spend 16 dollars a week, what is that a day? 20. If a man buy 4 bushels of grain for 5 dollars, how much is that a bushel ? 21. If wine is 2 dollars a gallon, how much is that a pint ? 22. If you give 5 cents a gill for wine, what is that a pint ? What is it a quart? What is it a gallon? 23. If wine is worth 20 cents a pint, what is that a gill ? What is it a quart? What is it a gallon? 24. If a yard of cloth is worth 7 dollars, what are 2 yards worth? 25. If a man earn 11 dollars a week, what is that a day? What for 3 days? What for 4 days ! 20. If a man earn 23 dollars in a day, what will he earn in a week ? 27. What is 4 of a hogshead of wine? 28. I farthing is what part of a penny ! 29. 2 farthings is what part ? 30. 3 farthings is what part of a penny ? 31. 1 penny is what part of a shilling? of a penny |