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14. If a boy earns $1.25 a day, and a man earns $3.25 a day, how long will it take the boy to earn as much as the man can earn in 15 days?

15. Multiply .0014 by 3.012.

16. What is the cost of 4879 feet of boards at $.02 a board foot ?

17. At $.125 a pound, how many pounds of meat can be bought for $9 ?

18. The product of two numbers is .0006. If one of the numbers is .04, what is the other?

19. A grocer bought 75 barrels of flour at $4.75 a barrel. He sold 31 barrels at $5.37 a barrel and the remainder at $4.87 a barrel. Find his gain.

20. Explain the effect of removing the naught in the following: .015, .250, .018, .240, .016.

21. If 14.5 acres produce 168.635 bushels of wheat, what is the yield per acre ?

22. Divide if by .014.

23. My wheat crop was 272 bushels. I sold .625 of it at $1.085 a bushel. How much did I get for it?

24. Multiply 1000 by .001, and divide the product by .01.

25. There are 31.5 gallons in a barrel. How many barrels are there in 2378.25 gallons ?

26. A farm of 1717 acres was sold in plots of 1.25 acres each, the price for each plot being $75.50. How much was received for the farm ?

27. Change 124 to a mixed decimal.

28. A cubic foot of pure water weighs 627 lb. Find the weight of 10.75 cu. ft.

29. Change .625 to a common fraction.

REVIEW OF FRACTIONS AND DECIMALS

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30. A teacher paid .16 of his salary for rent, .24 for provisions, 18 for clothes and other expenses, and put the remainder, $655.20, in the bank. How much was his salary ?

31. Multiply 3.18 by 5.5, and write the result in words.

32. How many pounds of sugar can be bought for $16.25, if 5.5 pounds cost $.3575?

33. How many acres are there in a field containing .09 of 108.3125 acres ?

34. How many miles will a freight train travel in 58 hours if it travels 200 miles an hour ?

35. Divide forty-two ten-thousandths by five hundred twenty-five thousandths. 36. What is the value of (1.5 - 3.75):

: .25 ? Find the cost of: 37. 90 lb. meal @ 31%. 41. 120 yd. flannel @ 75%. 38. 256 lb. lard @ 12,4. 42. 288 yd. linen @ 37_¢. 39. 186 doz. eggs @ 163 $. 43. 68 lb. butter @ 254. 40. 128 yd. gingham @ 614. 44. 315 yd. prints @ 331$.

45. How many yards of muslin, at 122 cents a yard, can be bought for $6?

46. At 75 cents a bushel, how many bushels of potatoes can be bought for $36?

47. At 16 cents a gallon, how many gallons of oil can be bought for $48?

48. How many yards of lining, at 64 cents a yard, can be bought for $4 ?

49. How many dozen eggs, at 12) cents a dozen, can be bought for $28 ?

50. At 163¢ a pound, how many pounds of coffee can be bought for $15 ?

SIMPLE ACCOUNTS FOR BOYS AND GIRLS

An account is a statement of the receipts and disbursements of any person.

There are two sides to an account: the first, or debit side, on which are entered all receipts; the second, or credit side, on which are entered all disbursements, or amounts paid out.

The person who owes the money is the debtor (Dr.), and the person to whom the money is due the creditor (Cr.).

The balance is the difference between the debit and credit sides.

SEPTEMBER 1, 1906

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Continue the balance of each montl, through the following months to September, 1906.

NOTE TO PARENTS. Children should bf encouraged to keep their own personal accounts.

SIMPLE ACCOUNTS FOR BOYS AND GIRLS

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1. October. Oct. 3, Bought 1 pair of shoes, $2.50. 1 hat, $1.50. Oct.8, Repairs to bicycle, $.75. Oct. 15, Earned $1.50. Oct. 17, Worked for Mr. Black and received $.75. Oct. 25, Saturday outing, $.60.

2. November. Nov. 5, Bought a sled, $.95. Nov. 9, Bought a cap, $.75: Nov. 15, Shoveled snow off Mrs. Graham's walk, $.30. Nov. 17, Sawed kindling wood for Mr. Goff, $.50. Nov. 26, Bought a knife, $.25. Nov. 30, Ran errands, $.35.

3. December. Dec. 3, Bought 1 pair of skates, $.75. Dec. 10, Received from Mr. Black for work in store, $1.00. Dec. 17, Expense for school supplies, $.17. Dec. 21, Received from Mrs. Williams for carrying in load of coal, $.30. Dec. 22, Bought Christmas presents, $3.75. Dec. 25, Christmas gift from Uncle James, $1.00. Dec. 29, Expense for having skates sharpened, $.10.

4. January, 1907. Jan. 5, Received from Mrs. Jones for fixing doorbell, $.15. Jan. 8, Bought 1 pair mittens, $.50. Jan. 15, Delivered bills around town for Mr. Black, $.50. Jan. 25, Bought necktie, $.25. Jan. 30, Bought “ History of French Revolution," $.75.

5. February. Feb. 6, Worked on Saturday for Mr. Black, $.75. Feb. 11, Shoveled snow from sidewalk for Mr. Hart, $.25. Feb. 16, Ran errands, $.40. Feb. 20, Helped unload car of feed, $1.00. Feb. 26, Copied 2 leases for Mr. Irwin, $.75. Feb. 28, Bought pair of gloves, $1.25.

6. March. March 1, Cleaned yard for Mrs. Williams, $.50. March 6, Bought 2 pairs of socks, $.30. March 11, Bought new umbrella for mother, $1.75. March 15, Repaired fence for Mr. Jones, $.25. March 27, Car fare, $.30. March 30, Sold my old bicycle for $5.00.

7. April. Apr. 1, Burned paper and refuse for Mr. Hart, $.25. Apr. 8, Made garden for Mrs. Black, $.50. Apr. 10, Whitewashed cellar for Mrs. Goff, $.35. Apr. 15, Wheeled load of coal for Mr. Brown, $.35. Apr. 25, Bought 4 collars and 2 pairs of cuffs, $.90. Apr. 30, Bought necktie, $.25.

8. May. May 3, Bought straw hat, $1.00. May 7, Mowed lawn for Mrs. Jones, $.25. May 13, Repaired Mr. Brown's sidewalk, $.40; May 30, Bought baseball, $.50. May 31, Received a reward of $5.00 for finding a pocketbook containing $50, which I returned to owner.

9. June. June 1, Made $.20 selling papers. June 6, Worked a day for Mr. Black, $.75. June 10, Delivered package, $.25. June 17, Bought ball bat, $.50. June 20, Wheeled a trunk for Mr. Hart, $.25. June 29, Bought 1 pair of baseball shoes, $1.00.

10. July. July 4, Fireworks, $.50. July 6, Received from Mr. Black salary for week, $5.00. July 12, Bought 2 shirts, $1.50. July 13, Received week's salary, $5.00. July 15, Bought outing suit, $6.50. July 20, Received my salary, $5.00. July 25, Expense for small articles, $.95. July 27, Received my week's salary, $5.00. July 30, Received for overtime, for month, $7.50.

11. August. Aug. 3, Salary, $5.00. Aug. 8, Bought 1 pair of tan shoes, $2.50. Aug. 10, Received salary, $5.00. Aug. 15, Bought fishing tackle, etc., $3.75. Aug. 17, Received week's salary, $5.00. Aug. 31, Expenses for 2 weeks' vacation, $15.75.

Sept. 1, Balance, Cash on hand,

Make out a statement at close of year, showing total receipts and disbursements, and proving final balance.

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