20. A man having some labourers gave them 1 half a dollar apiece ; it took 3 dollars and l half a dollar to pay them how many labourers were there 1 21. How many halves are there in 3 and l half? 22. How many halves are there in 5 ! 23. How many halves are there in 7 and 1 half 24. How can you tell how many halves there are in any number 1 Answer. Since there are 2 halves in one, there will be twice as many halves as there are whole Ones. 25. If you had 1 orange, and should divide it among your companions giving them I third apiece, how many could you give it to ? 26. How many thirds are there in I ? 27. If you cut 2 oranges each into 3 pieces, how many pieces would they make 28. If you cut 3 oranges into 3 pieces each, how many pieces would they make 29. If you cut 4 apples each into 3 pieces, how many pieces would they make 30. How many thirds are there in 21 in 31 in 41 in 51 31. How can you tell how many thirds there are in any number 1 Answer. Since there are 3 thirds in one, there will be 3 times as many thirds as there are whole ones. 32. If you had 2 bushels and I third of a bushel of corn to give to some poor persons, how many could you give it to if you should give them I third of a bushel apiece 33. How many thirds are there in 2 and 1 third? 34. If a horse can eat I third of a bushel of oats in 1 day, how many days would it take him to eat 3 bushes and 2 thirds of a bushel 1 85. Haw many thirds are there in 3 and 2 thirds f 36. If I horse can eat I third of a bushel of oats in a day, how many horses will it take to eat 5 bushels and 2 thirds of a bushel in the same time ! 37. In 5 and 2 thirds how many thirds 1 38. In seven and I third how many thirds 1 39. If I horse will eat I fourth of a ton of hay in Kmonth, how many horses will eat a ton in the same time ! How many will eat 2 tons ! How many will eat 3 tons 1 4 tons 5 tons ! 6 cons ! 40. How many fourths are there in 1 in 27 in 3? in 4 1 in 5 1 in 6 41. How can you tell how many fourths there are in any number 1 42. How many fourths are there in 4 and 1 fourth 43. In 5 tons of hay and 3 fourths of a ton how many fourths of a ton 14 44. In 5 and 3 fourths how many fourths 1 45. In 7 and 1 fourth how many fourths 1 46. In 9 and 3 fourths how many fourths 47. If a horse eat 1 fifth of a ton of hay in a month, how many horses will eat a ton in the same time ! 2 tons 3 tons ! 4 tons 1 5 tons 1 48. How many fifths are there in 11 in 21 in 3" in 4 1 in 5 ! in 7 ? in 9 7 49. How can you tell how many fifths there are in any number 1 50. In 2 and I fifth how many fifths 1 51. In 3 dollars and 2 fifths of a dollar how many fifths of a dollar 1. 52. In 3 and 2 fifths how many fifths 1 53. In 5 and 3 fifths how many fifths 1 54. In 6 and 4 fifths how many fifths 1 55. How many sixths are there in 11 in 21 in 3 * in 4 1 in 5 ! in 7 ? in 81 56. In 2 and 2 sixths how many sixths 1 57. In 3 and 4 sixths how many sixths 1 58. In 6 and 5 sixths how manv sixths 1 How many sevenths are there in 1 ° in 21 In 2 and 3 eighths how many eighths 2 . In 5 and 7 eighths how many eighths 2 . In 2 and 2 ninths how many ninths 2 In 8 and 9 tenths how many tenths 2 . In 7 and 4 tenths how many tenths 2 In seven and 5 ninths how many ninths B. l. If you give 4 men l half of a barrel of flour apiece, how many barrels will it take 2. In 4 halves how many times 1 2 3. If you give 3 boys 1 half of an orange apiece how many oranges will it take 2 4. In 3 halves how many times 1 ° 5. If you give five men 1 half of a dollar apiece, how many dellars will it take 2 6 In 6 halves how many times 1 7 7. In 6 halves how many times I ? 8. In 7 halves how many times 17 9. How can you tell how many whole ones there are in any number of halves? 10. A man divided some corn among 6 persons, giving them 1 third of a bushel apiece ; how many bushels did it take 7 11. In 6 thirds how many times 1 ? 12. In 5 thirds how many times 1 7 13. A man gave eight paupers 1 third of a dollar a piece, how many dollars did it take 1 14. In 8 thirds how many times I ? 15. In 10 thirds how many times I ? 16. How can you tell how many whole ones there are in any number of thirds ! 17. If a man spends 1 fourth of a dollar in one day, how many dollars will he spend in 8 days 1 How many in 7 days 7 How many in 11 days 1 18. In 8 fourths how many times I ? 19. In 7 fourths how many times 1 7 20. In 11 fourths how many times 1 7 21. In 13 fourths how many times I ? 22. In 18 fourths how many times I ? 23. How can you tell how many whole ones there are in any number of fourths 24. If I fifth of a barrel of flour will last a family 1 day, how many barrels will last them 10 days How many 8 days 11 days 17 days 25. In 10 fifths how many times I ? 26. In 8 fifths how many times 1 7 27. In 11 fifths how many times 1 7 28. In 17 fifths how many times 1 7 29. In 18 sixths how many times 1 7 30. In 23 fifths how many times 1 7 31. In 21 sevenths how many times I ? 32. In 24 eighths how many times 1 7 33. In 36 ninths how many times l P 34 In 30 tenths how many times I ? SECTION IX. A. l. If a breakfast for I man cost I third of a dollar ; what would a breakfast for two men cost? 2. How much is 2 times I third 1 3. If it take you I third of an hour to travel l mile, how long will it take you to travel 3 miles 1 4. How much is 3 times I third 1 5. If I man can eat I third of a pound of meat at a meal, how much can 5 men eat 1 6. How much is 7 times 1 third 7 7. If I man can eat 2 thirds of a pound of meat for dinner, how many thirds of a pound would 8 men eat? 8. How much is 2 times 2 thirds : 9. A man gave to 4 paupers 2 thirds of a dollar apiece, how many thirds of a dollar did he give them 1 how many dollars ? 10. 5 times 2 thirds are how many thirds 1 how many times 1 ? 11. If you give 3 men I fourth of a dollar apiece, how many fourths of a do lar will it take 1 12. 3 times I fourth are how many fourths? 13. 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