a lb. ? 84. In 35 quarters of a yard how many yards ? 87. At 2 cents a nail, what would 4 yards of cloth cost? 88. At 2 dollars for 1 quarter of a yard, what would 2 yards cost? 89. 1 oz. is what part of 90. What part of a lb. is 2 oz. ? 3 oz. ? 4 oz. ? 5 oz. ? 7 oz. ? 10 oz. ? 15 oz.? 91. What part of a qr. of 1 cwt. is 1 lb. ? 2 lbs.? 3 lbs. ? 4 lbs. ? 7 lbs.? 9 lbs. ? 14 lbs.? 18 lbs. ? 23 lbs.? 92. At 3 cents for 1 oz. what would 1 lb. cost? 93. At 3 cents for 2 oz. what would 1 lb. cost? 94. At 3 cents for 8 oz. what would 1 lb. cost? 95. At 5 cents for 10 oz. what would 1 lb. cost? 96. At 8 shillings for 4 lbs. what would 10 lbs, ('ost? 97. If a man consume 1 lb. and 3 oz. of meat in a day, how much would he consume in a week? 98. If a man spend 2 dollars in a day, how much would he spend in a week ? 99. If a man travel 34 miles in an hour, how far would he travel in 3 hours ? how far in 7 hours : how far in 12 hours ? 100. If 2 men start from the same place, and trav: el in opposite directions, one at the rate of 3} miles in an hour, and the other 4 miles, how far will they be apart at the end of 1 hour ? how far at the end of 2 hours ? how far at the end of 3 hours ? how far at the end of 7 hours ? 101. Two men start from the same place, and travel the same way, one at the rate of 44 miles in an hour, the other at the rate of 46 miles in an hour; how far will they be apart at the end of 1 hour how far in 2 hours ? how far in 5 hours? how far in 10 hours ? how far in 3 days, if they travel 10 hours in a day? 102. How many yards of cloth, at 5 dollars a yard, must be given for 8 barrels of flour, at 7 dollars per barrel ? 103. What part of a month is 1 week? 2 weeks? 3 weeks : 104. What part of a year is 1 month ? 2 months ? 3 months ? 4 months ? 5 months ? 6 months : 7 inonths ? 8 months? 9 months ? 10 months 11 inonths ? 105. What part of 1 month is 1 day? 2 days? 3 days ? 7 days? 8 days ? 11 days? 15 days ? 18 rlays ? 20 days ? 24 days ? 27 days? 106. If 5 bushels of oats will keep 7 horses through the winter, how many bushels will it take to keep 12 horses the same time? 107. If you give 7 men 2 busciels of corn apiece, how many bushels would it take for the whole ? 108. A man, failing in trade, was able to pay his creditors only 4 shillings on a dollar; how much would he pay on 2 dollars ? how much on 3 dollars ? how much on 7 dollars ? how much on 10 dollars ? 109. A man, failing in trade, is able to pay only 9 shillings on a pound; how much would he pay on a debt of 2 pounds? how much on 3 pounds? how much on 12 pounds ? 110. A man, failing in trade, is able to pay only 4 shillings and 7 pence on a dollar; how much would he pay on a debt of 7 dollars ? ill. If 6 dollars' worth of provisions will serve 3 men 5 days, how many days will it serve 1 man? how many days will it serve 2 men ? how many days will it serve 8 mea ? 112. If 10 dollars' worth of provision will serve ? men 4 days, how many days will it serve 9 men ? 113. If 12 dollars' worth of provisions will serve 7 men 3 days, how many men would it serve 1 day? how many 2 days ? how many 8 days ? 114. If 11 dollars' worth of provision will serve 6 men 8 days, how many men will it serve 5 days ? 115. If 8 dollars' worth of provisions will serve ? men 5 days, how many days would 16 dollars' worth of provision last 4 men ? 116. If i peck of wheat afford 12 ten-penny loaves, how many penny loaves may be obtained from it? how many two-penny loaves ? how many three-penny loaves? how many seven-penny loaves? 117. If i peck of wheat afford 11 eight-penny oaves, how many ten-penny loaves will it afford? 118. A man, having hired some men and some boys, agreed to give each man 3 shillings, and each boy 2 shillings; how much would it take to pay a inan and a boy? how much 2 men and 2 bov; ' how much 7 men and 7 boys? 1.9. A man, having 18 shillings to pay among his labourers, would give to every man 2 shillings, and to every boy 1 shilling; the number of men and boys was equal; how many were there of each ? 120. A gentleman, having 50 shillings, to pay among his labourers, would give to every man 8 pence, and to every hoy 4 pence; the number of men and boys was equal; how many were there of each? 121. Two men bought a bushel of corn; one gave 1 shilling, the other 2 shillings; what part of the whole did each pay? What part of the corn must each have ? 122. Two men bought a barrel of flour for 8 dollars; one gave 3 dollars, the other 5 dollars ; what part did each pay? and what part must each havo ? 123. Three men, A, B, and C, hired a garden ; A paid 6 dollars, B 5 dollars, and C 9 dollars; how lars ; much did they all pay? What part of the whole did each pay? They sold the produce for 40 dolwhat part of it must each have? What dig each one's share amount to? 124. Three men bought a lottery ticket for 16 dollars; the first gave 3 dollars, the second 5 dollars, and the third 2 dollars. They drew a prize of 120 dollars. What was each man's share ? 125. Two men hired a pasture for 58 dollars ; one put in 7 horses, and the other 3 horses; what ought each to pay? 126. Three men commenced trade together; they put in money in the following proportion; the first, 3 dollars, as often as the second put in 4, and as often as the third put in 5; they gained 87 dollars. What was each man's share of the gain? 127. Two men hired a pasture for 32 dollars; the first put in 3 sheep for 4 months, the second put in 4 sheep for five months; how much ought each to pay! Note. Three sheep for four months is the same as 12 sheep for 1 month ; 4 sheep for 5 months is the same as 20 sheep for 1 month. This question is therefore the same as if i man put in 12 sheep, and the other 20 sheep. 128. Two men, A and B, traded in company; A put in 1 dollar for 4 months, and B 2 dollars for 3 months, and they gained ninety cents; how many cents must each have? 129. Three men, A, B, and C, ny, and put in money in the following proportions ; A put in 4 dollars as often as B put n 3, and as often as C put in 2; A's money was in 2 months, . B's 3 months, and C's 4 months, and they gained 100 dollars; what was each one's share ? 130. Two men, A and B, traded in company; A put in 2 dollars as often as B put in 3; A's money traded in compa was employed 7 months, and B's money 5 months; they gained 58 dollars; what was each man's share of the gain? 131. Three men, A, B, and C, traded in company, and put in money in the following proportions; A put in 2 dollars as often as B put in 4, and as often as C put in 6; B's money was in twice as long as C's, and A's three times as long as B's; they gained 88 dollars ; what was each one's share of the gain ? Note. Interest is a reward or premium allowed by a debtor to a creditor for the use of money. The usual interest for 1 year, and that which is established by law in ihis country, is 6 cents on a dollar, 6 dollars on a hundred dollars, or 6 pounds on a hundred pounds ; or, in fine, 160 of the sum, whatever be the denomination. It is called 6 per cent., that is, 6 on the hundred, because it is always reckoned by the hundred. So 3 per cent., 4 per cent., &c. signify Tri TT, &c., or so much on a hundred. 132. The interest of 1 dollar being 6 cents for 1 year, what is the interest of 7 dollars for the same time? What is the interest of 10 dollars? Of 15 dollars ? Of 20 dollars ? Of 30 dollars? Of 50 dollars? Of 75 dollars ? Of 100 dollars ? Of 118 dollars ? 133. If the interest of 1 dollar is 6 cents for 1 year, what would it be for 2 years ? What would be the interest of 8 dollars for 2 years ? Of 17 dollars ? Of 43 dollars ? 134. If the interest of 100 dollars is 6 dollars for a year, what would be the interest of 50 dollars for the same time? Of 2 hundred? Of 3 hundred? Of 4 hundred? Of i hundred and 50 ? Of 2 hundred and 50 ? 135. If the interest of 100 dollars is 6 dollars for 1 year, what would be the interest of it for 6 months ? For 3 months ? For 4 months ? For 8 |