did not know now to divide them equally. His brother told him to cut the whole into halves, and them cut each of the halves into 3 pieces. What part of a whole orange did each have 1 72. What is 4 of 2, 1 73. A man bought 4 bushels of corn for 33 dollars; what part of a dollar did 1 bushel cost 1 Change the 3} to thirds, and then find ; cf "o as above. 74. What is + of 547 75. If 5 bushels of wheat cost 73 dollars, wha is that a bushel 7 76. What is 4 of 7: 1 77. A man bought 6 gallons of alcohol for 83 dollars; what was that a gallon 7 78. What is ; of 84 79. A man bought 7 gallons of wine for 84 dollars; how much was that a gallon 1 80. What is 4 of S} 81. A man bought 10 pieces of mankin for 6; dollars; how much was it a piece 7 82. What is or of 6; ? 83. If 9 bushels of rye cost 74 dollars, what is that a bushel ? 84. What is of 73 85. What is of 5; ? - 8 86. What is 4 of 84.1 87. What is 4 of 6', 1 88. What is ; of 94.1 89. A man bought 7 yards of cloth for 18; doi lars; what was that a yard 1 What would 3 yards cost at that rate 1 90. What is of 18; ? What is 3 of 18; 1 91. A man bought 5 barrels of cider for 27; dol lars; what was it a barrel ? What would 7 barrels togt at that rate 1 92. What is ; of 27; 1 What is ; of 27; 1 93. If 6 barrels of flour cost 384 dollars, what would 10 barrels cost at that rate? 94. What is , of 38+ 1 B. 1. A man bought a piece of cloth for 42; dollars, and was obliged to sell it for 4 of what it cost him; how much did he lose 7 2. A man bought a quantity of flour for 534 dollars, and sold it for 4 of what it cost him ; how much did he gain? 3. If 7 men can do a piece of work in 43 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 93 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 1 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 264 loads of hay in a year, what will 8 horses eat in the same time ! 8. If 4 cocks will empty a cistern in 63 hours, how long will it take 7 cocks of the same size to A. I. A Boy having 2 oranges wished to give 4 of an orange apiece to his playmates; how many could he give them to ? If he had given 3 of an orange apiece, how many could he have given them to ? 2. How many times + are there in 21 How many times 4 are there in 21 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 7 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 6% bushels last the same family 7 ‘8. How many times is'; contained in 637 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 33 hours ? 10. How many times is ; contained in 337 11. How much cloth at 14 dollars (that is 3 dollars) a yard can be bought for 4 dollars? 12. How many times is 14 or § contained in 4? 13. A man distributed 84 bushels of wheat among some poor persons, giving 14 bushels to each; how many did he give it to ? 14. How many times is 14 contained in 847 15. If a soldier is allowed 14 pounds (that is # of a pound) of meat in a day, to how many soldiers would 63 pounds be allowed 7 16. How many times is 14 contained in 65 17. If 13 tons of hay will keep a horse through the winter, how many horses will 10 tons keep 7 18. How many times is 13 contained in 10 ! 19. At 24 dollars a box, how many boxes of raisins can be bought for 10 dollars 7. 20. How many times is 24 contained in 10? 21. At 13 dollars a pound, how many pounds of indigo can be bought for 93 dollars 1 22. How many times 's 13 contained in 9; 1 23. At 14 dollars a barrel, how many barrels of raisins can be bought for 93 dollars 1 24. How many times is 14 contained in 931 25. At 4 of a dollar apiece, how many pieces of mankin can be bought for 8; dollars 1 26. How many times is 4 contained in 8; ? 27. At # of a dollar a pound, how many pounds of tea can be bought for 7; dollars? 28. How many times is # contained in 7#1 29. How many times is 3} contained in 731 30. How many times is 5; contained in 17 ? 31. How many times is 44 contained in 931 32. How many times is 3; contained in 1241 B. l. At or of a dollar a pound, how many pounds of meat can be bought for 4 of a dollar 1 Note. Change 4 to tenths. \ 2. How many times is for contained in 4 3 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 #1 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 4 contained in ; ? 7. If a piece of nankin cost 4 of a dollar, how many pieces can be bought for 43 dollars 1 that is * dollars 1 8. How many times is ; contained in 4; ? 9. If a bushel of barley cost 4 of a dollar, how many bushels can be bought for 4 of a dollar? How many for 1; dollars? many times in 147 TABLES OF COINS, WEIGHTS, AND MEASURES. * Table I.-FEDERAL MonEY. Federal Money is the currency of the United States. 10 mills (on.) make 1 cent, marked cf. 10 cents “s 1 dime, {{ 10 dimes * 1 dollar, “ doll. or $. 10 dollars * 1 Eagle, “ E. Table II.-STERLING MoMEY. Sterling Money is the currency of England. 4 farthings (gr. or far.) make 1 penny, marked d. 12 pence * I shilling, 44 &. 20 shillings 1 pound, or a sovereign, 38. 21 shillings * 1 guinea. Table III.-TROY WEIGHT. Used in weighing Groceries, Hay, &c., and all the metals except gold and silver. It is now the custom to allow 100 lbs. for a bundred weight instead of 112 as formerly. |