93. If 6 barrels of flour cost 384 dollars, what would 10 barrels cost at that rate? 94. What is 1o of 38 ? B. 1. A man bought a piece of cloth for 42% dollars, and was obliged to se.l it for of what it cost him; how much did he lose? 2. A man bought a quantity of flour for 53% dorlars, and sold it for g 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 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? 6. If a man can travel 135 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 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 wil 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? 8. How many times is contained in 63 ? 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 33? 11. How much cloth at 1 dollars (that is a dol lars) a yard can be bought for 4 dollars? 12. How many times is 1 13. A man distributed 8 some poor persons, giving 1 many did he give it to? or 3 contained in 4? bushels of wheat among bushels to each; how contained in 84? 14. How many times is 1 15. If a soldier is allowed 13 pounds (that is of a pound) of meat in a day, to how many soldiers would 63 pounds be allowed? 16. How many times is 1 contained in 6 ! 17. If 13 tons of hay will keep a horse through the winter, how many horses will 10 tons keep? 18. How many times is 1 contained in 10? 19. At 24 dollars a box, how many boxes of raisins can be bought for 10 dollars? 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? 22. How many times 's 13 contained in 93? 23. At 14 dollars a barrel, how many barrels of raisins can be bought for 93 dollars? 24. How many times is 14 contained in 93 ? 25. At of a dollar apiece, how many pieces of nankin can be bought for 83 dollars ? 26. How many times is contained in 83 ? 27. At of a dollar a pound, how many pounds of tea can be bought for 7 dollars? B. 1. At of a dollar a pound, how many pounds of meat can be bought for of a dollar? Note. Change to tenths. 2. How many times is contained in ? of a 3. A man having of a barrel of flour distributed it among some poor persons, giving them 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 3 ? 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 denomi nator. 6. How many times is contained in ? 7. If a piece of nankin cost of a dollar, how many pieces can be bought for 43 dollars? that is dollars? 8. How many times is contained in 43 ? 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 many times in 1g? 11. How many times is 12. How many times is contained in ? How contained in ? contained in §? TABLES OF COINS, WEIGHTS, AND MEASURES. Table I.-FEDERAL MONEY. Federal Money is the currency of the United States. Table II.-STERLING MONEY. Sterling Money is the currency of England. Table III.-TROY WEIGHT. Used in weighing Gold, Silver, and some liquids. Table IV.-AVOIRDUPOIS 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. |