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20. A man having some labourers gave them ! half a dollar 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 oues.

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 thirds are there in 2? in 3 ? in 4? in 5?

31. How can you tell how many thirds there are · 1 any number?

Answer. Since there are 3 third 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 busbel 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 i third of a bushel of oats in 1 day, how many days would it take him to eat 3 bushels and 2 thirds of a bushel ?

35. How many thirds are there in 3 and 2 thirds?

36. If i horse can eat 1 third of a busbel 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 ?
38. In seven and i third how many thirds ?

39. If i horse will eat i fourth of a ton of hay in 1 month, how inany horses will eat a ton in the same time? How many will eat 2 tons ? How many will eat 3 tons ? A tons ? 5 tons ? 6 tons ?

10. 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 ny 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 ?

18. 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 ? 53. In 5 and 3 fifths how many fifths ? 54. In 6 and 4 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 ? 57. In 3 and 4 sixths how many sixths ? 58. In 6 and 5 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 sevenths how many sevenths ? 62. In 17 and 5 sevenths 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 ? 65. In 3 and 5 eighths how many eighths ? 66. In 5 and 7 eighths how many eighths ? 67. 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 he tenths how many tenths? 75. In 8 and 9 tenths how many tenths ? 76. In 7 and 4 tenths how many tenths ? 77. In 9 and 8 tenths how many tenths ? 78. In 7 and 4 seventbs 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. l. 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 dollars will it take?

6. In 5 halves how many times 1 ?

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 1 third of a bushel apiece; how many bushels did it take?

11. In 6 thirds how many times 1 ?
12. In 5 thirds how many times 1 ?

13. A man gave eight paupers 1 third of a dollar apiece ; how many dollars did it take?

14. In 8 thirds how many times 1 ?
15. In 10 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 dellars will he spend in 8 days ? How many in 7 days? How many in 11 days?

18. In 8 fourths how many times 1 ? 19. In 7 fourths how many times 1 ? 20. In 11 fourths how many times 1 ? 21. In 13 fourths how many times I ? 22. In 18 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 beer 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 ?
26. In 8 fifths how many times I ?
27 In 11 fifths how many times I ?
28. In 17 fifths how many times I ?
29. In 18 sixths how many times 1 ?
30. In 23 fifths how many times 1 ?
31. In 21 sevenths how many times 1 ?
32. In 24 eighths how many times 1 ?
33. In 36 ninths how many times I?

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34. In 30 tenths how many times 1 ?
35. In 35 fourths how many times 1 ?
36. In 37 eighths how many times I ?
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 tiines 1 ?

SECTION IX.

A. 1. If a breakfast for 1 man cost 1 third of a doilar, what would a breakfast for two men cost?

2. How much is 2 times I third ?

3. If it take you I third of an hour to travel 1 mile, how long will it take you to travel 3 miles ?

4. How much is 3 times 1 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 I 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 dollar will it take ?

12. 3 times 1 fourth are how many fourths ? 13. If you give 3 men 3 fourths of a bushel of

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