did not know now 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 bushel cost ? Change the 3 to thirds, and then find I of \ as above. 74. What is of 52, ? 75. If 5 bushels of wheat cost 73 dollars, wha is that a bushel ? 76. What is į of 7? 77. A man bought 6 gallons of alcohol for 83 dollars ; what was that a gallon ? 78. What is 1 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 to of 63 ? 83. If 9 bushels of rye cost 72 dollars, what is what a bushel ? 84. What is į of 7* ? 85. What is į of 57 ? 86. What is į of 84 ? 87. What is of 6 ? 88. What is į of 94 ? 89. A man bought 7 yards of cloth for 185 doi lars ; what was that a yard ? What would 3 yards cost at that rate ? 90. What is 1 of 183 ? What is of 183 ? 91. A man bought 5 barrels of cider for 27dol lars; what was it a barrel ? What would 7 bari els cost at that rate ? 92. What is į of 277? What is ; of 27* ? 93. If 6 barrels of flour cost 38 dollars, what would 10 barrels cost at that rate? 94. What is of 384 ? B. 1. A man bought a piece of cloth for 427 dollars, and was obliged to se.l it for of what it cost him ; how much did je lose ? 2. A man bought a quantity of flour for 53 dorlars, and sold it for of what it cost him ; how inuch 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 9 days, . how long would it take to do it, if 7 men were employed ? 5. There is a pole standing so thật 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 čistern 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 f 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 wili 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 64 bushels last the same family? 8. How many times is contained in 6? 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 3?? 11. How much cloth at 11 dollars (that is į dol lars) 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 14 bushels to each ; how many did he give it to ? 14. How many times is 14 contained in 81? 15. If a soldier is allowed 14 pounds (that is of a pound) of meat in a day, to how many soldiers would 65 pounds be allowed ? 16. How many times is lf contained in 68! 17. If 14 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 21 dollars a box, how many boxes of raisins can be bought for 10 dollars ? 20. How many times is 23 contained in 10? 21. At 1 dollars a pound, how many pounds of indigo can be bought for 9 dollars? 22. How many times 's l 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 7 of a dollar apiece, how many pieces of nankin can be bought for 89 dollars ? 26. How many times is j 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 á contained in 7 ? 29. How many times is 3} contained in 71? 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 is of a dollar a pound, how many pounds of meat can be bought for of a dollar ? Note. Change to tenths. 3. A man having of a barrel of flour distributed it among some poor persons, giving them í 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 ? 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 contained in ? 7. If a piece of nankin cost of a dollar, how many pieces can be bought for 4 dollars ? that is dollars ? 8. How many times is contained in 42 ? 9. If a bushel of barley cost 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. |