84. In 35 quarters of a yard how many yards ? 87. At 2 cents a nail what would 4 yards of cloth cost ? 88. At 2 dollars for 1 quarter of a yard what would 2 yards cost ? 89. 1 oz. is what part of a lb. ? 90. What part of a lb. is 2 oz. ? 3 oz. ? 4 oz. ? 5 oz. ? 7 oz. ? 10 oz. ? 15.oz..? 91. What part of a qr. of 1 cwt. is 1 lb. ? 2 lbs. ? 3 lbs. ? 4 lbs. ? 7 lbs. ? 9 lbs. ? 14 lbs. ? 18 lbs. ! 23 lbs.? 92. At 3 cents for 1 oz. what would 1 lb. cost ? 93. At 3 cents for 2 oz. what would 1 lb. cost ! 94. At 3 cents for 8 oz. what would 1 lb. cost ? 95. At 5 cents for 10 oz. what would 1 lb. cost ? 96. At 8 shillings for 4 lbs. what would 10 lbs. cost ? 97. If a man consume 1 lb. and 3 oz. of meat in a day, how much would he consume in a week ? 98. If a man spend 2 dollars in a day, how much would he spend in a week ? 99. If a man travel 3 miles in an hour, how far would he travel in 3 hours ? how far in 7 hours ? how far in 12 hours ? 100. If 2 men start from the same place, and travel in opposite directions; one at the rate of 3 miles in an hour, and the other 4} miles ; how far will they be apart at the end of 1 hour ? how far at the end of 2 hours ? how far at the end of 3 hours ? how far at the end of 7 hours ? 101. Two men start from the same place, and travel the same way; one at the rate of 44 miles in an hour, the other at the rate of 48 miles in an hour; how far will they be apart at the end of 1 hour ? how far in 2 hours ? how far in 5 hours ? how far in 1 10 hours ? how far in 3 days, if they travel 10 hours in a day ? ** 102. How many yards of cloth, at 5 dollars a yard, must be given for 8 barrels of flour, at 7 dollars per barrel ? 103. What part of a month is 1 week ? 2 weeks ? 3 weeks ? 104. What part of a year is 1 month ? 2 months ? 3 months ? 4 months ? 5 months ? 6 months ? 7 months ? 8 months ? 9 months ? 10 months ? 11 months ? 105. What part of 1 month is 1 day ? 2 days ? 3 days ? 7 days ? 8 days ? 11 days! 15 days ? 18 days ? 20 days ? 24 days ? 27 days ? 106. If 5 bushels of oats will keep 7 horses through the winter, how many bushels will it take to keep 12 horses the same time ? 107. If you give 7 men 2 bushels of corn apiece, how many bushels would it take for the whole ? 108. 'A man failing in trade was able to pay his creditors only 4 shillings on a dollar ; how much would he pay on 2 dollars ? how much on 3 dollars? how much on 7 dollars ? how much on 10 dollars ? 109. A man failing in trade is able to pay only 9 shillings on a pound; how much would he pay on a debt of 2 pounds ? how much on 3 pounds ? how much on 12. pounds ? 110. A man failing in trade is able to pay only 4 shillings, and 7 pence on a dollar ; how much would he pay on a debt of 7 dollars ? 111. If 6 dollars worth of provisions will serve 3 men 5 days, how many days will it serve 1 man? how many days will it serve 2 men ? how many days will it serve 8 men ? 112. If 10 dollars worth of provision will serve 7 men 4 days, how many days will it serve 9 men ? 113. If 12 dollars' worth of provision will serve 7 men 3 days; how many men would it serve 1 day ? how many 2 days ? how many 8 days ? 114. If 11 dollars' worth of provision will serve 6 men 8 days; how many men will it serve 5 days? 115. If 8 dollars' worth of provision will serve 7 men 5 days; how many days would 16 dollars' worth of provision last 4 men ? 116. If 1 peck of wheat afford 12 ten-penny loaves, how many penny loaves may be obtained from it ? how many two-penny loaves ? how many three-penny loaves ? how many seven-penny loaves ? 117. If 1 peck of wheat afford 11 eight penny loaves ; how many ten-penny loaves will it afford? 118. A man having hired some men and some boys, agreed to give each man 3 shillings, and each boy 2 shillings; how much would it take to pay a man and a boy ? how much 2 men and 2 boys ? how much 7 men and 7 boys ? 119. A man having 18 shillings to pay among his labourers, would give to every man 2 shillings, and to every boy 1 shilling ? the number of men and boys was equal; how many were there of each ? 120. A gentleman having 50 shillings to pay among his labourers, would give to every man 8 pence, and to every boy 4 pence; the number of men and boys was equal; how many were there of each ? 121. Two men bought a bushel of corn, one gave 1 shilling, the other 2 shillings; what part of the whole did each pay? What part of the corn must each have ? 122. Two men bought a barrel of flour for 8 dollars; one gave 3 dollars, the other 5 dollars, what part did each pay ? and what part must each have ? 123. Three men, A, B, and C, hired a garden; A paid 6 dollars, B 5 dollars, and C 9 dollars ; how much did they all pay? What part of the whole did each pay? They sold the produce for 40 dollars; what part of it must each have ? What did each one's share amount to ? 124. Three men bought a lottery ticket for 10 dollars ; the first gave 3 dollars, the second 5 dollars, and the third 2 dollars. They drew a prize of 120'dollars. What was each man's share ? 36:00.24 125. Two men hired a pasture for 58 dollars; one put in 7 horses, and the other 3 horses; what ought each to pay ?41953,197 126. Three men commenced trade together; they put in money in the following proportion; the first, 3 dollars, as often as the second put in 4, and as often as the third put in 5; they gained 87 dollars. What was eacli man's share of the gain ?21314.29.367 127. Two men hired a pasture for 32 dollars. The first put in 3 sheep for four months, the second put in 4 sheep for five months; how much ought each to pay? Note. Three sheep for four months is the same as 12 sheep for 1 month, 4 sheep for 5 months is the same as 20 sheep for 1 month. This question is therefore the same as if I man put in 12 sheep, and the other 20 sheep. 128. Two men, A and B, traded in company; A put in 1 dollar for 4 months, and B 2 dollars for 3 months, and they gained ninety cents; how many cents must each have? 129. Three men, A, B, and C, traded in company; and put in money in the following proportions ; A put in 4 dollars as often as B put in 3, and as often as C put in 2; A's money was in 2 months, B's 3 months, and C's 4 months, and they gained 100 dollars ; what was each one's share ? 130. Two men, A and B, traded in company ; A put in 2 dollars as often as B put in 3; A's money was employed 7 months, and B's money 5 months ; they gained 58 dollars; what was each man's share of the gain 2280 131. Three men, A, B, and C, traded in company, and put in money in the following proportions ; A put in 2 dollars as often as B put in 4, and as often as C put in 6. B's money was in twice as long as C's, and A's three times as long as B’s: they gained 88 dollars ; what was each one's share of the gain? Note. Interest is a reward or premium allowed by a debtor to a creditor for the use of money. The usual interest for 1 year, and that which is established by law in this country, is 6 cents on a dollar, 6 dollars on a hundred dollars, or 6 pounds on a hundred pounds, or in fine too of the sum whatever be the denomination. It is called 6 per cent., that is 6 on the hundred, because it is always reckoned by the hundred. So 3 per cent., 4 per cent., frc. signify TiTi Tv, foc. or so much on a hundred. 132. The interest of 1 dollar being 6 cents for 1 year, what is the interest of 7 dollars for the same time? What is the interest of 10 dollars ? Of 15 dollars? Of 20 dollars ? Of 30 dollars ? Of 50 dollars? Of 75 dollars ? Of 100 dollars? Of 118 dollars ? 133. If the interest of 1 dollar is 6 cents for 1 year, what would it be for 2 years ? What would be the interest of 8 dollars for two years ? Of 17 dollars ? Of 43 dollars ? 134. If the interest of 100 dollars is 6 dollars for a year, what would be the interest of 50 dollars for the same time? Of 2 hundred ? Of 3 hundred ? Of 4 hundred ? Of 1 hundred and 50 ? Of 2 hundred and 50 ? 135. If the interest of 100 dollars is 6 dollars for 1 year, what would be the interest of it for 6 months ? For 3 months ? For 4 months ? For 8 |