20. A man having some labourers gave them 1 half a do.lar apiece ; it took 3 dollars and 1 half a dollar to pay them how many labourers were there? 21. How many halves are there in 3 and 1 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? Answer. Since there are 2 halves in one, there will be twice as many halves as there are whole ones. 25. If you had l 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 1 ? 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 thiru's are there in 2? in 3 ? in 4! in 5? 31. How can you tell how many thirds there are in any number? 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 1 third of a bushel apiece ? 33. How many thirds are there in 2 and 1 third ? 34. If a horse can eat 1 third of a bushel of oats in 1 day, how many days would it take him to eat 3 bushe s and 2 thirds of a bushel ? 35. Hɔw many thirds are there in 3 and 2 thirds ? 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 ? 39. If 1 horse will eat I fourth of a ton of hay in I month, how many horses will eat a ton in the same time? How many will eat 2 tons ? How many will eat 3 tons ? 4 tons ? 5 tons ? 6 cons ? 40. How many fourths are there in 1 ? in 2 ? in 3? in 4 ? in 5 ? in 6 ? 41. How can you tell how many fourths there are in any number ? 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 ? 44. In 5 and 3 fourths how many fourths ? 45. In 7 and 1 fourth how many fourths ? 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 ? 5 tons ? 48. How many fifths are there in 1 ? in 2? in 3 ? in 4 ? in 5 ? in 7 ? in 9 ? 49. How can you tell how many fifths there are in any number? 50. In 2 and 1 fifth how many fifths ? 51. In 3 dollars and 2 fifths of a dollar how many fifths of a dollar ? 52. In 3 and 2 fifths how many fifths ? 55. How many sixths are there in 1 ? in 2! in 3? in 4 ? in 5 ? in 7 ? in 8 ? 56. In 2 and 2 sixths how many sixths ? . 59. How many sevenths are there in 1? in 2? in 3? in 4? in 6? in 9 ? in 10? 60 In 3 and 1 seventh how many sevenths ? 61. In 5 and 3 sevenéhs how many sevenths ? 62 In 7 and 5 seven hs how many sevenths ? 63. How many eighths are there in 1 ? in 3? in 5? in 8 64. In 2 and 3 eighths how many eighths ? 05. In 3 and 5 eighths how many eighths ? tih, 1, 5 and 7 eighths how many eighths ? t". How many ninths are there in 1? in 2? in ? in 5 ? 68. In 2 and 2 ninths how many ninths ? 69. In 4 and 3 ninths how many ninths ? 70. In 6 and 4 ninths how many ninths ? 71. In 8 and 7 ninths how many ninths ? 72. How many tenths in 1 ? in 2.? in 5 ? in 8? 73. In 3 and 3 tenths how many tenths ? 74. In 4 and 7 tenths how many tenths ? 75. In 8 and 9 tenths how many tenths ? 76. In 7 and 4 tenths how 77. In 9 and 8 tenths how many tenths ? 78. In 7 and 4 sevenths how many sevenths ? 79. In 9 and 2 thirds how many thirds ? 80. In 10 and 3 fourths how many fourths ? 81. In 8 and 4 fifths how many fifths ? 82. In seven and 5 ninths how many ninths ? B. 1. If you give 4 men 1 half of a barrel of flour apiece, how many barrels will it take? 2. In 4 halves how many times 1 ? 3. If you give 3 boys 1 half of an orange apiece how many oranges will it take? 4 In 3 halves how many times 1 ? 5. If you give five men 1 half of a dollar apiece, how many dllars will it take? 6 In 5 halves how many times 17 many tenths ? 7. In 6 halves how many times 1 ? 8. In 7 halves how many times 1 ? 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 I third of a bushel apiece ; how many bushels did it take? 11. In 6 thirds how many times 1 ? 13. A man gave eight paupers 1 third of a dol. lar a piece, how many dollars did it take ? 14. In 8 thirds how many times 1 ? 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 ? How many in 7 days ? How many in 11 days ? 18. In 8 fourths how many times 1 ? 23. How can you tell how many whole ones there are in any number of fourths ? 24. If 1 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 1 ? 1 34 In 30 tenths how many times I ? 35. In 35 fourths how many times 1 ? 36. In 37 eighths how many times 1 ? 37. In 43 fifths how many times 1 ? 38. In 48 ninths how many times 1 ? 39. In 53 tenths how many times 1 ? 40. In 57 eighths how many times 1 ? 41. In 76 tenths how many times 1 ! 42. In 78 ninths how many times 1 ! SECTION IX. A. 1. Ir a breakfast for 1 man cost I third of a dollar ; what would a breakfast for two men cost ? 2. How much is 2 times I third ? 3. If it take you third of an hour to travel 1 mile, how long will it take you to travel 3 miles ? 4. How much is 3 times I third ? 5. If 1 man can eat 1 third of a pound of meat at a meal, how much can 5 men eat ? 6. How much is 7 times 1 third ? 7. If 1 man can eat 2 thirds of a pound of meat for dinner, how many thirds of a pound would 3 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 ? how many dollars ? 10. 5 times 2 thirds are how many thirds ? how many times 1 ? 11. If you give 3 men 1 fourth of a dollar apiece, how many fourths of a do lar will it take ? 12. 3 times 1 fourth are how many fourths ? 13. If you give 3 men 3 fourths of a bushle of |