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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.
2. How many times is 'o contained in } ?

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

many bushels can be bought for of a dollar ? How many for 1 dollars ?

10. How many times is contained in < ? How many times in lj?

11. How many times is contained in ? 12. How many times is į contained in ? 3

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