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did not know how 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 } of 23?

73. A man bought 4 bushels of corn for 3? dollars; what part of a dollar did i bushel cost ?

Change the 3 to thirds, and then find 1 of y as above.

74. What is of 55?

75. If 5 bushels of wheat cost 78 dollars, what is that a bushel ?

76. What is of 73?

77. A man bought 6 gallons of brandy for 87 dollars; what was that a gallon ?

78. What is ¢ of 8z? 79. A man bought 7 gallons of wine for 84 dol

how nuch was that a gallon ? 80. What is 4 of 8#?

81. A man bought 10 pieces of nankin för 63 dollárs ; how much was it a piece ?

82. What is ty of 6%?

83. If 9 bushels of rye cost 7 dollars, what is that a bushel ?

84. What is ģ of 7%? 85. What is $ of 5*? 86. What is į of 8? 87. What is of 6-%? SS. What is į of 94?

89. A man bought Ý yards of cloth for 18dollars ; what was that a yard? What would 3 yards cost at that rate ?

90. What is of 18? What is of 18£?

91. A man bought 5 barrels of cider for 27 dollats; what was it a barrel ? What would y barrels cost at that rate?

92. What is of 273? What is of 273?

lars ;

93. If 6 barrels of flour cost 384 dollars, what would 10 barrels cost at that rate ?

94. What is Le of 384?

B. 1. A man bought a piece of cloth for 42 dollars, and was obliged to sell it for of what it cost him; how much did he lose ?

2. A man bought a quantity of flour for 534 dollars, and sold it for f 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 94 days, how long would it take to do it if 7 men were employed ?

5. There is a pole standing so that of 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 cistern in 64 hours, how long will it take 7 cocks of the same size tó empty it?

SECTION XV.

A. 1. A boy, having 2 oranges, wished to give f 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 1 ? How many times f?

5. If % of a barrel of four will last a family one month, how long will 4 barrels last the same family? How long will 6 harrels last? How long will 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 6j 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 cistera in 3 hours ?

10. How many times is contained in 37 ?

11. Hor much cloth at 11 dollars (that is, a dollars) a yard can be bought for 4 dollars ?

12. How many times is 14 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 1} contained in 81?

15. If a soldier is allowed 1 pounds (that is, of a pound) of meat in a day, to how many soldiers would 6 pounds be allowed ?

16. How many times is 1} contained in 67 ?

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 21 dollars a box, how many boxes of rajsins can be bought for 10 dollars ?

20. How many times is 24 contained in 10?

21. At 1f dollars a pound, how many pounds of indigo can be bought for 9f dollars ?

22. How many times is 15 contained in 94?

23. At 14 dollars a barrel, how many barrels of raisins can be bought for 94 dollars ?

24. How many times is 14 contained in 98 ?

25. At [of a dollar a piece, how many pieces of uankin can be bought for 8f dollars ?

26. How many times is { contained in 8?

27. At g of a dollar a pound, how many pounds of tea can be bought for 7 dollars ?

28. How many times is ß contained in 73 ? 29. How many times is 3f contained in 73? 30. How many times is 51 contained in 17 ? 31. How many times is 42 contained in 9? 32. How many times is 3 contained in 124 ?

B. 1. At to of a dollar a pound, how many pounds of meat can be bought for ļof a dollar ?

Note. Change { to tenths.
2. How many times is It contained in 1?

3. A man, having of a barrel of flour, distributed it among some poor persons, giving them t 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 of a dollar, how many pounds can be bought for of a dollar?

Note. Reduce the fractions to a common denominator.

6. How many times is † contained in ?

7. If a piece of nankin costs of a dollar, how many pieces can be bought for 4 dollars ? that is, 1 dollars ?

8. How many times is g contained in 4? 9. If a bushel of barley cost of a dollar, how many bushels can be bought for ļ of a dollar? How many for 1 doliars ?

10. How many times is contained in /? How many times in 1g?

11. How many times is contained in ? 12. How many times is g contained in ?

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