did not know how to divide them equally. His brother told him to cut the whole into halves, and then cut each of the halves into 3 pieces. What part of a whole orange did each have ? 72. What is į of 2; ? 73. A man bought 4 bushels of corn for 32 dollars; what part of a dollar did 1 busbel cost? Change the 33 to thirds, and then find of as above. 74. What is į of 5? 75. If 5 bushels of wheat cost7 dollars, what is that a bushel ? 76. What is į of 7? 77. A man bought 6 gallons of brandy for 8; dollars ; what was that a gallon ? 78. What is į of 83 ? 79. A man bought 7 gallons of wine for 84, dollars; how much was that a gallon ? 80. What is 4 of 84 ? 81. A man bought 10 pieces of nankin for 63 dollars ; how much was it a piece ? 82. What is jy of 63 ? 83. If 9 bushels of rye cost 7 dollars, what is that a bushel ? 84. What is } of 7* ? 85. What is į of 5 ? 86. What is į of 33 ? 87. What is , of 6,6 ? 88. What is į of 94 ? 89. A man bought 7 yards of cloth for 18dollars ; what was that a yard ? What would 3 yards cost at that rate ? 90. What is of 183 ? What is 4 of 187 ? 91. A man bought 5 barrels of cider for 271 dollars; what was it a barrel ? What would 7 barrels cost at that rate ? 92. What is į of 273 ? What is of 27} ? 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 532 dollars, and sold it for of what it 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 employed ? 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 13 miles in 3 hours, how many miles will he travel in 8 hours ? 7. If 5 horses will eat 267 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 oranges wished to give of an orange apiece to his playmates; how many could he give them to ? If he had given of an orange apiece, how many could he have given 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 of a bushel to each. 4. In 3 are how many times ? 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 67 bushels last the same family ? 8. How many times is contained in 62 ? 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 37 ? 11. How much cloth at i dollars (that is dollars) a yard can be bought for 4 dollars ? 12. How many times is 1} 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 14 contained in 87? 15. If a soldier is allowed 14 pounds (that is of a pound) of meat in a day, to how many soldiers would 6s pounds be allowed ? 16. How many times is 1{ contained in 64 ? 17. If if tons of hay will keep a horse through the winter, how many horses will 10 tons keep ? 18. How many times is lf contained in 10? 19. At 2} dollars a box, how many boxes of rai. sins can be bought for 10 dollars ? 20. How many times is 2. contained in 10 ? 21. At 13 dollars a pound, how many pounds of indigo can be bought for 9 dollars ? 22. How many times is 1; contained in 93 ? 23. At 14 dollars a barrel, how many barrels of raisins can be bought for 9 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 8f dollars ? 26. How many times is / contained in 8z? 27. At of a dollar a pound, how many pounds of tea can be bought for 7 dollars ? 28. How many times is q contained in 7? 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 3 contained in 124? B. 1. At : of a dollar a pound, how many pounds of meat can be bought for of a dollar ? Note. Change į to tenths. 3. A man having i of a barrel of flour distributed it among some poor persons, giving them á 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 bought for of a dollar ? Note. Reduce the fractions to a common denominator. 6. How many times is contained in į? 7. If a piece of nankin costs of a dollar, how many pieces can be bought for 4 dollars ? that is 19 dollars ? 8. How many times is scontained in 4 ? 9. If a bushel of barley cost of a dollar, how |