42. A father having $105.06 gave $97.08 to his son. If he divided the remaining amount equally between his two daughters, how much did each receive? 43. Find the cost of 81.25 acres of land at $46.75 an acre. 44. At $0.875 per bushel, how much corn can be bought for $52.50? 45. A dressmaker had 40 yd. of cloth. yd. for a dress, 32 yd. for a coat, and 31 yd. How many yards had she left? She used 121 for a waist. 46. Mr. White owned of a farm. He sold of his share & 10 at $60 an acre. If the entire farm contained 80 acres, how much money did he receive? 47. At 12 cents a dozen, how much will of 16 dozen buttons cost? 48. If of a dozen oranges cost 20 cents, how much will 51 dozen cost? 49. A company of four men leased a tract of West Virginia land and drilled an oil well. It flowed for a time at the rate of 100 barrels a day. If oil was selling at $1.68 a barrel, how much did they realize per day? 50. I paid $6.30 for ribbon. If I paid 60 for of a yard, how many yards did I buy? 51. A man sells 27.5 casks of wine, each containing 31.25 gallons, from a stock of 1000 gallons. How much remains? 52. A bought a horse for $100, a cow for $451⁄2, and a wagon for $783. What was the cost of all? 53. $65 is the value of of an acre of land. At this rate how many acres of land can be bought for $6396? 54. Change 27000 pounds to tons. 55. One side of a square is 18 ft. 8 in. tance around it? What is the dis 56. If I spend $1 for an inkstand, $ for a book, and $4 for paper, how much do I spend in all ? 57. Lucy has $, and Mary $ 2. Which has the more, and how much more? 58. Charles earned $171, John $201, and William $251. How much more must they earn to have $75 in all? 59. Perform the operations indicated: 5 x 3.75 1 × 310 60. On Jan. 1, 1906, Mr. Blethrow bought of T. C. Jenkins & Co., the following: Find total, and receipt the bill, acting as clerk for T. C. Jenkins & Co. yourself. 61. How many pecks are there in 17 bushels? 62. (.5+.75)+.00125 ? = 63. In an orchard there are 144 trees; 18 are cherry, 36 are apple, and of the remainder are peach trees. How many are peach trees? 64. How many pecks are there in 25 bu. 3 pk.? 65. Find the cost of 21 bushels wheat at 80 a bushel. 66. 1 ton of coal will cost how many times as much as 5 hundredweight? as 600 pounds? as 60 pounds? 67. A haystack contains 9000 pounds of hay. How much is it worth at $15 a ton? 68. A grocer bought 5 barrels of cider at $6.50 a barrel, and sold it at $0.10 a quart. How much did he gain? 69. A farmer exchanged 45 pounds of butter, at 30 cents a pound, for sugar, at 5 cents a pound. How many pounds of sugar did he receive? 70. How many cubic feet of air are there in a room 12 ft. long, 10 ft. wide, and 9 ft. high? 71. What is the cost of 48 gal. oil at 5 cents a quart? 72. For $201, how many barrels, at $ 24 a barrel, can be bought? 73. A boy lost of his marbles one day, of them the next 1 day, and had 44 marbles left. How many had he at first? 74. John had 120 marbles. Henry He gave Louis & of them, and of the remainder. How many had he remaining? 75. If a boy pays $2.50 a hundred for papers, and sells them for 5 cents apiece, how much does he gain on 300 papers? 76. A field contains 25 rows of corn. If each row yields 5 bu. 3 pk., how much corn will the field yield? 77. What will be the cost of painting the ceiling and the floor of a kitchen 14 ft. long and 12 ft. wide, at $0.10 per square yard? 78. If a boy's wages are $1 per day, how much will he earn in 14 days? 79. How many loads of earth will be removed in excavating a cellar 24 ft. long, 18 ft. wide, and 6 ft. deep? 80. Add one and one tenth, one and one thousandth, one hundred and one thousandth, ten and five hundredths, and six tenths. 81. Frank worked 2 hours each day and 12 hours on Saturday. Find his earnings for 10 weeks at 12¢ an hour. 82. What is the relation of 2 pecks to 4 bushels? Express the relation both in common and decimal fractions. 83. Divide 24 by .24. 84. 12.50 is of what number? 85. From ten tenths take one ten-thousandth. 86. Why is the expression $61⁄2 times 425 chairs wrong? Why is $6 times 425 wrong? 87. If 12% of a flock of 960 sheep are sold, how many are left? 88. A market gardener bought 20 yards of carpet at $1.25 1 a yard and paid for it in potatoes at $0.50 a bushel. How many bushels were required? 89. If a bushel of wheat weighs 60 pounds, how much will 3 pecks weigh? 90. If 8 lb. tea cost $4.80, how much will 24 lb. cost? 91. If huckleberries are selling at 10 a quart, how much will be received for 4 quarts 1 pint? 92. A dairyman buys milk at $0.24 a gallon and retails it at a profit of 33%. How much does he gain on one gallon? on 50 gallons? 93. After selling 25 yd. muslin from a web, there remain 15 yd. How many yards were in the web at first? 94. At a distance of 9 ft. apart, how many fence posts will be required to fence a lot 150 ft. long and 75 ft. wide? 95. (2.5 × 2.5) ÷ 6.25 = ? 96. At $4.50 a day, what amount will a man receive for working 4 weeks of 6 days each? 97. A property holder bought a brick house for $4524 and sold it at a gain of 75%. For what sum did he sell it? PART II - SIXTH YEAR REVIEW OF NOTATION AND NUMERATION The figures 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 0 are called Arabic numerals, and the method of representing numbers by these figures is called the Arabic notation. 1. In 555 the first place at the right is called the second place is called called place. place; place; the third place is 2. The 5 tens are how many times the 5 ones? The 5 hundreds are how many times the 5 tens? Upon what does the value of a figure in any number depend? 3. A cent is what part of a dime? A dime is what part of a dollar? In our system of notation and of money, 10 ones of any place make 1 ten of the next higher place. 4. Compare 20, 200, 2000. How is any integer affected by adding one naught to the right? two naughts? three naughts? 5. How is any integer affected by removing one naught from the right? two naughts? three naughts? Separate into periods, enumerate, and read: 6. 600247015 9. 247100503 7. 920369400 10. 301000004 8. 500010369 11. 630630630 Never use and in reading whole numbers. 12. 270600005 13. 605702609 14. 807000001 |