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and 83 cents of a third; how much did he receive in the whole ?
8. I received 25 dollars and 58 cents of one man, 45 dollars and 83 cents of another, and 8 dollars and 39 cents of a third ; how much did I receive in the whole ?
The two last examples may be performed in the mind, but they will be rather difficult. A more convenient method will soon be found.
1. Write in words the following numbers.
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23
10,000 35 25
20,030 58 26
50,705 63 27
300,050 84 29
476,089 96 30
707,720 100 31
1,000,370 103 32
5,600,073 110 33
8,081,305 113 34
59,006,341 127 35
305,870,400 308 36
590,047,608 520 37
1,000,000,000 738 138
3,670,000,387 1,000 39
45,007,070,007 1,001 40
680,930, 100,700 1,010 41
50,787,657,000,500 1,100 42 270,000,838,003,908 1,018 43
68,907,605 2,107 44 56,000,034,750 3,250 45 6,703,720,000,857 5,796
Write in figures the following numbers. 1. Thirty-four. 2. Fifty-seven. 3. Sixty-three. 4. Eighty. 5. One hundred. 6. One hundred and one. 7. One hundred and ten. 8. Three hundred and eleven. 9. Five hundred and seventeen. 10. Eight hundred and fifty. 11. Nine hundred and eighty-six. 12. One thousand and one. 13. One thousand and ten. 14. Three thousand, one hundred and one. 15. Five thousand, and sixty. 16. Ten thousand, and five. 17. Thirty thousand, five hundred and four. 18. Sixty-seven thousand, and forty. 19. Five hundred thousand, and seventy-one. 20. Two hundred and seven thousand, six hundred. 21. Four millions, sixty thousand, and eighty-four.
22. Ninety-seven millions, thirty-five thousand, eight hundred and five.
23. Fifty millions, seventy thousand, and eight. 24. Three hundred millions, and fifty-seven.
25. Two billions, fifty-three millions, three hundred and five thousand, two hundred.
26. Fifty billions, two hundred and seven millions, sixty-seven thousand, iwo hundred.
27. Eighty-seven millions, and sixty-three.
28. Six hundred billions, two hundred and seven thousand, and three.
29. Thirty-five trillions, nine millions, and fifty eight.
30. Six hundred and fifty-seven trillions, seven billions, ninety-seven thousand, and sixty-seven.
31. Seventy millions, two hundred and fifty thousand, three hundred and sixty-seven.
32. Four hundred and seven trillions, and eightyseven thousand.
33. Thirty-five billions, ninety-eight thousand, one hundred.
34. Forty millions two hundred thousand, and seventy-four.
85. Eighty-three millions, seven hundred and sixtythree thousand, nine hundred and fifty-seven.
II. 1.* A man bought a watch for fifty-eight dollars, a cane for five dollars, a hat for ten dollars, and a pair of boots for six dollars. What did he give for the whole ?
2. In an orchard there are six rows of trees; in the two first rows, there are fifteen troos in each row, in the third row, seventeen; in the fourth row,
in the fifth row, eight; and in the sixth row, nineteen. How many trees are there in the orchard ?
3. Four men bought a piece of land; the first gave sixty-three dollars; the second, seventy-eight; the third, forty-five; and the fourth, twenty-three. How much did they give for the land ?
4. In an orchard, 19 trees bear cherries, twentyeight bear peaches, 8 bear plums, and 54 bear apples. How many trees are there in the orchard ?
5. How many days are there in a year, there being in January 31 days; in February 28; in March 31; in April 30; in May 31; in June 30; in July 31; in August 31 ; in September 30; in October 31 ; in November 30; in December 31.?
6. The distance from Portland (in Maine) to Boston, is 114 miles; from Boston to Providence, 40 miles ; from Providence to New Haven, 122 miles; from New Haven to New York, 88 miles; from New York to Phile adelphia, 95 miles, from Philadelphia to Baltimore, 102 miles; from Baltimore to Charleston, S. C., 716 miles ; from Charleston to Savannah, 110 miles. How many miles is it from Portland to Savannah ?
* See First Lessons, sect. 1.
7. What number of dollars are there in four bags ; the first containing 275 dollars ; the second, 356 ; the third, 178; the fourth, 69?
8. How many times does the hammer of a clock strike in 24 hours ? ,
Note. At 1 o'clock it strikes once, at 2 o'clock it strikes twice, &c.
9. A man has four horses ; the first is worth sixtyseven dollars; the second is worth eighty-four dollars; the third is worth one hundred and twenty dollars; and the fourth is worth one hundred and eighty-seven dollars; and he has four saddles worth twelve dollars apiece. How much are the horses and saddles worth ?
10. A man owns five houses ; for the first he receives a rent of 427 dollars; for the second, 763 dollars; for the third, 654 dollars ; for the fourth, 500 dollars; and for the fifth, 325 dollars; and the rest of his income is 3,250 dollars. What is his whole income?
11. A gentleman owns five farms; the first is worth 11,500 dollars; the second, 3,057 dollars; the third, 2,468 dollars; the fourth, 9,462 dollars; and the fifth, 850 dollars; and he owns a house worth 15,000 dollars, a carriage worth 753 dollars, and two horses worth 175 dollars apiece. How much are they all worth?
12. A merchant bought four pieces of cloth, each piece containing 57 yards. For the first piece he gave 235 dollars; for the second, 384 dollars ; for the third, 327 dollars; and for the fourth, 486 dollars. How many yards of cloth did he buy? How much did he give for the whole ?
13. In 1818 the navy of the United States consisted of three 74s; five 44 gun frigates ; three 36s; two 32s ; one 20; ten 18s. How many guns did they all carry
? 14. Suppose it requires 650 men to man a 74; 475 to man a 44; 275 to man a 36; 350 to man a 32; 200 to man a 20; and 180 to man an 18, How many men would it take to man the whole ?
15. The hind quarters of a cow weighed one hundred and five pounds each ; the fore quarters weighed ninety-four pounds each ; the hide weighed sixty-three pounds; and the tallow seventy-six pounds. What was the whole weight of the cow ?
16. A man bought a barrel of flour for 6 dollars, and sold it so as to gain 2 dollars. How much did he sell it for ?
17. I bought a quantity of salt, for 18 dollars, and sold it for 7 dollars more than I gave for it; how much did I sell it for ?
18. A man bought three hogsheads of molasses for 132 dollars, and sold it so as to gain 25 dollars ; how much did he sell it for ?
19. A man being asked his age, answered that he was twenty-seven years old, when he was married, and that he had been married thirty-nine years. How old was he?
20. A man being asked his age, answered that he had passed the 19 first years of his life in America, and that he had afterwards spent 7 years in Germany, 13 years in France, 3 years in Holland, and 24 years in England. How old was he ?
21. A merchant bought four hogsheads of wine for four hundred and thirty-seven dollars, and sold it again for ninety-four dollars more than he gave for it. How much did he sell it for ?
22. A man commenced trade with three thousand, two hundred and fifty dollars; after trading for some time, he found he had gained two hundred and thirtyseven dollars. How much had he then ?
23. Money was first made at Argos, eight hundred and ninety-four years before Christ. How long has it been in use at this date, 1822 ?
24. The war between Great Britain and the American colonies commenced in 1775 and continued 8 years. In what year was the war concluded ?
25. Gen. Washington was born in the year 1732, and was 67 years old when he died. Iu what year did he die ?