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6. Find the least common multiple of 8 and 12.
7. Find the least common multiple of 8 and 14.
8. Find the least common multiple of 9 and 15.
9. Find the least common multiple of 15 and 18.

10. Find the least common multiple of 10, 14, and 15.

11. Find the least common multiple of 15, 24, and 35.

12. Find the least comrnon multiple of 30, 48, and 56.

13. Find the least common multiple of 32, 72, and 120.

14 Find the least common multiple of 42, 60, and 125.

15. Find the least common multiple of 250, 180, and 540.

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XXIII. 1.* At į of a dollar a bushel, how many bushels of potatoes may be bought for 5 dollars ? How many at į of a dollar a bushel ?

2. At į of a shilling apiece, how many peaches may be bought for a dollar ? How many at of a shilling apiece ?

3. A gentleman distributed 6 bushels of corn among some labourers, giving them of a bushel apiece ; how many did he give it to ? How many would he have given it to, if he had given i of a bushel apiece ?

4. If it takes of a bushel of rye to sow 1 acre, how inany acres will 15 bushels sow?

5. A merchant had 47 cwt. of tobacco which he wished to put into boxes, containing to cwt. each. How many boxes must he get?

6 A gentleman had a hogshead of wine which he wished to put into botiles, containing of a gallon each. How many bottles will it take?

7. If of a barrel of cider will last a family 1 week, how many weeks will 7 barrels last?

8. If y's of a bushel of grain is sufficient for a family of two persons 1 day, how many days would 16 bushels last? How many persons would 16 bushels last 1 day?

9. If a labourer drink it of a gallon of cider in a day, one day with another, how long will it take him to drink a bogshead ?

10. If an axe-maker put to of a lb. of steel into an axe, how many axes would 1 cwt. of steel be sufficient for ?

11. If it take 1į bushel of oats to sow an acre, how many acres will 18 bushels sow?

* See First Lessons, Sect. XV.

12. If it take 1} bushel of wheat to sow an acre, how many acres will 23 bushels sow?

13. At 1} dollar a bushel, how much wheat may be bought for 20 dollars?

14. At 34 dollars a barrel, how many barrels of cider may be bought for 40 dollars ?

15. At the rate of 15 bushels to the acre, how many acres will it take to produce 75 bushels of rye ?

16. At 4 dollars per cwt., how many tons of iron can I buy for $150 ?

17. At 114 cents per lb., how much steel can I buy for $50.00 ?

18. If a man can perform a journey in 580 hours, how many days will' it take him to perform it if he travel 97% hours in a day?

19. How many coats may be made of 187 yards of eloth, if 375 yards make 1 coat?

20. In 43 yards how many rods?
21. In 87 yards how may rods?
22. In 853 feet how many rods?
23. In 2,473 feet how many furlongs !
24. In 43,872 feet how many miles ?

25. If i bushel of apples cost of a dollar, how many bushels may be bought for of a dollar?

26. At į of a dollar a dozen, how many dozen of lemons may be bought for of a dollar? How many dozen for i dollar?

27. At of a dollar a dozen, how many dozen of oranges may be bought for of a dollar ? How many for 2 dollars ?

28. At of a dollar a bushel, how many bushels of apples may be bought for of a dollar ? How many for 5 dollars?

29. At 1 of a dollar per lb., how many pounds of figs may be bought for of a dollar ? How many pounds for 1 dollar?

30. At of a dollar a bushel, how many bushels of apples may be bought for 11 dollar?

31. If į of a chaldron of coal will supply a fire 1 week, how many weeks will of a chaldron supply it ?

32. If 1 lb. of sugar cost of a dollar, how many pounds may be bought for å of a dollar ? How many pounds for 1 dollar ?

33. At of a dollar per bushel, how many bushels of apples may be bought for of a dollar ? How many at of a dollar per bushel ?

34. At 4 of a dollar per bushel, how many bushels of potatoes may be bought for of a dollar? How many at of a dollar per bushel ?

35. At of a dollar a bushel, how much corn may be bought for 1 of a dollar ? How much for 1 of a dollar ?

36. At of a dollar per bushel, how much rye may be bought for of a dollar ? How much for ļof a dollar ?

37. At of shilling, apiece, how many eggs may be bought for of a dollar ?

38. If it take it of a pound of flour to make a pennyloaf, how many penny-loaves may be made of of a pound?

39. If a four-penny loaf weigh is of a pound, how many will weighof a pound?

40. If a two-penny loaf weight of a pound, how many will weigh 1. ib.? How many will weigh 73 lb.?

41. If a six-penny loaf weight of a pound, how many six-peony loaves will weigh of a pound ? How many will weigh 4 lb. ?

42. If of a pound of fur is sufficient to make a hat, how many bats may be made of 4 lb, of fur ?

43. If 10 oz. of fur is sufficient to make a hat, how many

be made of 4 lb. 7 oz. of fur? 44. If i bushel of apples cost of a dollar, how many bushels may be bought for 3 dollars ?

45. If a bushel of apples cost 2s. 5d. how many bushels may be bought for 3 dollars and 5 shillings?

46. If 13, that is, of a yard of cloth will make a

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coat, how many coats may be made from a piece containing 437 yards ?

47. If 21 bushels of oats will keep a horse 1 week, how long will 183 bushels keep him?

48. If 4 yards of cloth will make a suit of clothes, how many suits will 87 yards make ?

49. If a man can build 41, rods of wall in a day, how many days will it take him to build 84, rods?

50. If 49 of a ton of hay will keep a cow through the winter, how many cows will 2315 tons keep at the same rate ?

51. At 994 dollars a chaldron, how many chaldrons of coal may be bought for 375 dollars ?

52. At 143. dollars per cwt., how many cwt. of yellow ochre may be bought for 243}dollars ?

53. At 25 dollars a cask, how many casks of claret wine may be bought for 387g dollars ?

54. Ai 95 dollars a ton, how much iron may be bought for 2,956 dollars ?

55. How many times is a contained in 17 ?
56. How many times is in contained in 83 ?
57. How many times is 1977 contained in 253 ?
58. How many times is 420 contained in 1,677 ?
59. How many times is { contained in 14 ?
60. How many times is íg contained in 37 ?
61. How many times is 3 contained in 241 ?
62. How many times is 151 contained in 1034
63. How many times is 2777 contained in 1,605 ?

64. At 3 dollars a barrel, what part of a barrel of cider may be bought for of a dollar ?

65. At 7 dollars a barrel, what part of a barrel of flour may be bought for ļof a dollar ? What part for

of a dollar ?

66. At 11 dollars per cwt., what part of 1 cwt. of sugar may be bought for } of a dollar? What part of 1 cwt. may be bought for of a dollar ? What part for 32 dollars ?

67. At 93 dollars per ton, what part of a ton of iron may be bought for 25 dollars ?

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