9. A man bought a piece of cloth for twenty-four shillings, and sold it again for 5 thirds of what he gave for it; how many dollars did he sell it for? 6? 8? 8? 10. 5 thirds of twenty-four are how many times 11. 7 fifths of twenty are how many times 6? 12. 5 sevenths of thirty-five are how many times 13. 7 sixths of thirty-six are how many times 5? 14. 9 sevenths of forty-two are how many times 15. 7 ninths of forty-five are how many times 6? 16. 5 sixths of forty-eight are how many times 7? 17. 6 fifths of fifty are how many times 9? 18. 8 ninths of fifty-four are how many times 5? 19. 9 sevenths of fifty-six are how many times 10? 7? 9? 20. 7 sixths of sixty are how many times 8? 21. 9 sevenths of sixty-three are how many times 22. 10 eighths of sixty-four are how many times 23. 6 eighths of seventy-two are how many times 7? 9? 24. 4 sevenths of eighty-four are how many times 25. 7 tenths of ninety are how many times 8? C. 1. Charles had 6 apples, and gave 1 third of them to John; how many did he give him? 2. Albert had 9 cents, and spent 2 thirds of them; how many had he left? 3. James had 10 pears, and gave 1 half of them to one of his companions, and 2 fifths of them to another; how many did he give away? 4. If 3 yards of cloth cost 6 dollars, what is that a yard? 5. If 4 yards of cloth cost twelve dollars, what will 2 yards cost? 6. If 9 apples cost eighteen cents, what will 3 apples cost? 7. If 3 oranges cost 18 cents, what will 2 cost? 8. James had twenty-five cents, and he gave 4 fifths of them for 10 apples; how much did he give for all the apples? how much apiece? 9. A man had thirty dollars, and gave 5 sixths of them for 8 yards of cloth; how much did he give a yard? 10. A man had forty yards of cloth, and sold 3 fifths of it for twenty-four dollars; what was that a yard? 11. A man had forty-two barrels of flour, and sold 2 sevenths of it for 6 dollars a barrel; how much did it come to? 12. A boy had sixty-three nuts, and divided 4 sevenths of them equally among six of his companions; how many did he give them apiece? 13. If 4 yards of cloth cost twelve dollars, what will 3 yards cost? 14. If 5 oranges cost twenty-five cents, what will 3 cost? 15. If 3 oranges cost fifteen cents, what will 7 cost? 16. If 3 barrels of cider cost twelve dollars, what will 10 barrels cost? 17. If 7 pounds of flour cost thirty-five cents, what will 9 pounds cost? 18. If 5 firkins of butter cost forty dollars, what will 3 firkins cost? 19. If 2 men can do a piece of work in 6 days how long would it take 4 men to do the same work? 20. If 6 men can do a piece of work in twelve' days, in how many days will 3 men do the same work? 21 If 3 men can do a piece of work in twelve days, in how many days will 4 men do the same work? 22. If 2 cocks of a certain size will empty a cistern in 6 hours, in how long a time will 3 cocks of the same size empty it? 23. Three men, setting out on a journey, purchased 5 loaves of bread apiece, but before they had eaten any of it, two other men joined them, and they agreed. to share the bread equally among the whole; how many loaves did they have apiece? 24. If 4 barrels of flour cost twenty-four dollars, what would 7 barrels cost? How much cider at 3 dollars a barrel would 7 barrels of flour buy? 25. A man bought a quantity of flour for fiftyfour dollars; and another man gave him 9 yards of cloth for 5 sixths of it; what was the cloth worth a yard? 26. If 9 yards of cloth cost fifty-four dollars, how many boxes of butter, at 4 dollars a box, would 5 yards of the same cloth buy? 27. Bought 8 firkins of butter for seventy-two dollars, and gave 6 of them for 7 yards of cloth; what was a yard of the cloth worth? 28. A man bought 6 barrels of flour for sixty dollars, and gave 4 barrels of it for cider at 5 dollars a barrel; how many barrels did he buy? Note. The manner of writing numbers with figures has been explained as far as ten. The numbers from ten to one hundred are written as follows: A. 1. BOUGHT 1 half of a yard of cloth for 1 shilling, what would be the price of a yard at the same rate? 2. If 1 half pint of cherries cost 2 cents, what will a pint cost? 3. If 1 fourth of a barrel of flour cost 2 dollars, what would a barrel cost? 4. 2 is 1 half of what number? 1 fourth of what number? 5. If 1 third of a yard of cloth cost 2 dollars, what is that a yard? 6. 2 is 1 third of what number? 7. If 1 third of a yard of cloth cost 3 dollars, what is that a yard? 8. 3 is 1 third of what number? 9. If 1 fourth of a firkin of butter cost 3 dollars, what is that a firkin? 10. 3 is 1 fourth of what number? 11. A man bought 1 third of a bushel of wheat for 4 shillings, what would a bushel cost at that rate ? 12. 4 is 1 third of what number? 13. If a man can ride 2 miles in 1 fifth of an hour, how far can he ride in an hour? 14. 2 is 1 fifth of what number? 15. A man, being asked the age of his eldest son, answered that his youngest son, who was 3 years old, was just 1 fifth of the age of his eldest son; how old was the eldest son? 16. 3 is 1 fifth of what number? 17. A man bought 1 sixth part of a hundred weight of sugar for 2 dollars, what would a hundred weight cost at the same rate? 18. 2 is 1 sixth of what number? 19. Bought 1 fifth of a pound of starch for 5 cents, what was that a pound? 20. 5 is 1 fifth of what number? 21. Bought 1 fourth of a pound of aquafortis for 6 cents, what was that a pound? 22. 6 is 1 fourth of what number? 23. Bought 1 seventh of a hundred weight of cocoa for 4 dollars, what would 1 hundred weight cost at the same rate? 24. 4 is 1 seventh of what number? 25. 7 is 1 fifth of what number? 26. 5 is 1 third of what number? |