corn apiece, how many fourths of a bushel will it take? how many bushels ? 14. 5 times 3 fourths are how many fourths ? how many times 1 ? 15. If 1 horse eat 1 fifth of a bushel of oats in a day, how much will 4 horses eat in the same time ? 16. 3 times 1 fifth are how many fifths ? 17. If 1 man can earn 3 fifths of a dollar in a day, how much can he earn in 4 days? 18. 7 times 3 fifths are how many fifths ? how many times 1? 19. If a family consume 2 sevenths of a barrel of flour in a week, how much would they consume in 5 weeks? 20. 6 times 2 sevenths are how many sevenths ? how many times 1? 21. 5 times 3 eighths are how many eighths? how many times 1? 22. How much is 6 times 3 fifths ? 23. How much is 7 times 5 sixths? 24. How much is 5 times 4 ninths? 25. How much is 6 times 8 ninths ? B. 1. If 1 bushel of wheat cost a dollar and 1 half, what will two bushels cost? 2. How much is 2 times 1 and 1 half ?* * This is to be understood 2 times 1 and 2 times 1 half, and to be answered thus: 2 times 1 are 2, and 2 times 1 half are 2 halves or 1, which, added to 2, makes 3. 3. If a barrel of cider cost 2 dollars and a half, what will 3 barrels cost? 4. How much is 4 times 2 and 1 half? 10 5. If a barrel of beer cost 3 dollars and a half, what will 2 barrels cost? 6. How much is 5 times 3 and 1 half? 1 7. How much is 6 times 3 and 1 half? 8. If a box of butter cost 2 dollars and 1 third of a dollar, what will 3 boxes cost? 6 9. How much is 4 times 2 and 1 2/3 third?? 10. If you give to two persons 3 bushels and 1 third of a bushel of wheat apiece, how many bushels will it take? 11. How much is 5 times 3 and 1 third ? 1 12. If you give to 4 persons each 2 oranges and 1 fourth of an orange, how many oranges will it take ? 13. How much is 5 times 2 and 1 fourth? 14. If it take 3 yards and 2 thirds of a yard of cloth to make a suit of clothes, how many yards will it take to make 2 suits? 17/3 15. How much is 4 times 3 and 2 thirds? 16. If a family consume 2 bushels and 2 thirds of a bushel of malt in 1 month, how much will they consume in 3 months? 17. How much is 5 times 2 and 2 thirds? 18. How much is 4 times 3 and 3 fourths? 19. How much is 2 times 3 and 1 fourth ? 20. How much is 3 times 3 and 3 fourths? 21. How much is 3 times 5 and 1 fourth? 22. If a horse eat 3 tons and 1 fifth of a ton of hay in a year, how much will 2 horses eat in the same time? 23. How much is 4 times 3 and 1 fifth ? 24. If a man can travel 4 miles and 2 fifths of a mile in one hour, how far will he travel in 3 hours? 25. How much is 5 times 4 and 2 fifths? 26. How much is 3 times 5 and 3 fifths? 27. How much is 4 times 6 and 2 fifths ? 28. How much is 3 times 2 and 1 sixth? 29. How much is 2 times 5 and 3 sixths? 30. If a yard of cloth cost 4 dollars and 5 sixths of a dollar, what will 4 yards cost? 31. How much is 7 times 4 and 5 sixths? 32. How much is 2 times 3 and 3 sevenths? 33. How much is 3 times 4 and 3 sevenths? 34. If a bushel of wheat cost 7 shillings and 3 eighths, what will 5 bushels cost at that rate ? 35. How much is 3 times 4 and 5 eighths? 36. How much is 4 times 3 and 7 eighths? 37. A man bought 8 yards of cloth, at 9 dollars and 3 tenths a yard; how much did it come to ? 38. How much is 6 times 2 and 2 ninths? 39. How much is 4 times 5 and 3 ninths? 40. A man bought 10 barrels of cider at 3 dollars and 5 sixths a barrel; how much did it come to? 41. How much is 3 times 7 and 2 tenths? 42. What cost 8 barrels of beef at 9 dollars and 3 sevenths a barrel? C. 1. A boy wished to give 5 other boys 1 half pint of chestnuts apiece? how many pints would it take? 2. A boy wished to give 3 other boys 3 fourths of an orange apiece; how many oranges would it take? 3. A man gave to 10 persons 1 fifth of a bushel of corn apiece; how many bushels did it take? 4. A man gave to 7 men 3 fourths of a gallon of beer apiece; how many gallons of beer did it take? 5. If it take 1 yard and 1 fourth of a yard of cloth to make a pair of pantaloons, how many yards would it take to make 8 pair? ( 6. If a family consume 2 bushels and 3 fifths of a bushel of grain in 1 week, how many bushels would they consume in 4 weeks? 1 7. If a horse eat 3 bushels and 4 sevenths of a bushel of oats in 1 week, how many bushels would he eat in 8 weeks? 27/ 8. If a horse eat 5 loads and 3 eighths of a load of hay in 1 year, how many loads would 6 horses èat? 9. If a man travel 4 miles and 5 ninths in an hour, how many miles would he travel in 8 hours ? 10. If in an orchard of 10 trees, each tree bears 8 bushels and 3 sevenths, how many bushels will the whole orchard bear? 11. If a man can build 5 rods and 7 eighths of a rod of wall in 1 day, how many rods can he build in S days ? 12. If 3 men can build a piece of wall in 4 days and 3 fifths of a day, how many days would it take 1 man to build it ? 13. If 1 man can build 7 rods and 2 fifths of wall in a day, how many rods would 10 men build ? 14. If 1 man build 3 rods and 2 ninths of wall in 1 day, how many rods would 3 men build in 4 days? 15. If it take 1 yard and 3 sevenths of a yard of cloth to make 1 pair of pantaloons, and 2 yards and 4 sevenths for a coat; how many yards would it take to make 3 pair of pantaloons and 3 coats? 12 SECTION Χ. A. 1. IF a yard of cloth cost 3 dollars, what will 1 half of a yard cost ? 2. What is 1 half of 3?* 3. If a barrel of beer cost 5 dollars, what will 1 half of a barrel cost? * See Section V., article A, 4. What is 1 half of 5 ? 21 5. If 2 barrels of cider cost 7 dollars, what is that a barrel ? 6. What is 1 half of 7 ? 7. What is 1 half of 9? 8. What is 1 half of 11? 9. What is 1 half of 13 ? 10. What is 1 half of 15 ? 11. If you divide 1 bushel of wheat equally among 3 persons, what part of a bushel will you give them apiece? 12. If 3 yards of cloth cost 1 dollar, what part of a dollar will 1 yard cost ? 13. What is 1 third of 1? 14. How could you divide 2 oranges into 3 equal parts? that is, how can you find 1 third of 2 oranges ?* 15. One third of 2 oranges will be the same as how many thirds of one orange? 2 16. If you divide 2 bushels of wheat equally among 3 persons, what part of a bushel will you give them apiece? 17. If 3 bushels of corn cost 2 dollars, what part of a dollar will 1 bushel cost? 2/3 NOTE. One third of two things is twice as much as one third of one thing. One third of one is one third, and consequently one third of two things is two thirds. In the same manner, one third of four things is four thirds of one thing. If four oranges be cut each into three parts, and then one part of each be taken, it will make four pieces, each of which is one third of one orange. Hence one third of four oranges is four thirds of one orange, that is, one whole one and one third. 18. If 3 bushels of wheat cost 4 dollars, how much is that a bushel ? * Divide each orange into three parts, and then take one part from each. |