13. Reduce 6to an improper fraction. 14. Reduce 8% to an improper fraction. 15. Reduce 94 to an improper fraction. 8. How much is 9 times 7*? 9. How much is 8 times 9? 10. How much is 10 times 73? See Sections V. & X. 1. What is of 6? 2. What is 4 of 6 ? 3. What is 1 of 8 ? 4. What is of 9 ? 5. What is į of 9 ? 6. What is į of 10 ? 7. What is 4 of 147 8. What is of 5? 9. What is z of 5? 10. What is į of 7 ? 11. What is şof 7 ? 12. What is of 35 ? 13. What is į of 17 ? 14. What is of 26 ? 15. What is g of 27 ? 16. What is $ of 37 ? 17. What is of 47 ? 18. What is of 42 ? 19. What is of 65? 20. What is of 75? See Sections VI. & XI. A. 1. 2 is of what number? 2. 4 is į of what number? 10. 9% is to of what number? B. 1. 4 is of what number? 2. 6 is of what number? 4. 12 is # of what number? 5. 15 is of what number? 6. 18 is of what number? 7. 20 is şof what number? 8. 24 is of what number? 9. 28 is į of what number? 10. 30 is a of what number? 11. 3 is of what number? 12. 4 is of what number? 13. 5 is of what number? 14. 8 is į of whạt number? 15. 9 is of what number? 16. 17 is of what number? 17. 25 is of what number? 18. 38 is of what number? 19. 43 is, of what number? 20. 54 is % of what number? Miscellaneous Examples. 1. A man sold 8 yards of cloth for 3$ dollars a yard; what did it come to? 2. A man sold a horse for 76 dollars, which was g of what it cost him ; how much did it cost him? 3. A man sold of a gallon of wine for 40 cents ; what was that a gallon ? 4. If it will take 17 yards of cloth to make a coat, how many yards will it take to make 7 coats ? 5. If i horse consume 34 bushels of oats in ? days, how much would 2 horses consume in 5 days? 6. If, when the days are 91 hours long, a man perform a journey in 10 days, in how many days would he perform it when the days are 12 hours long? 7. A man sold 8 yards of cloth for 78 dollars a yard, and received 8 firkins of butter at 6 dollars a firkin ; how much was then due to him? 8. Two men are 33 miles apart, and are travel ing towards each other, one at the rate of 3 miles an hour, the other 2 miles; how much do they approach each other in an hour ? How much in 2 hours ? In how many hours will they meet? At what distance from each place from which they set out ? SECTION XIII. 1 A. 1. If you give of an orange to one boy, and | to another, how much more do you give the first, than the second ? 2. { of an orange is how many of an orange ? 3. If you give į of an orange to one boy, and 1 to another, how many would you give away? How many i would you have left ? 4. 1 and 1 are how many f? 5. A man gave to one laborer 4 of a bushel of 7 wheat, and to another; how many i of a bushel did he give to both ? How many bushels ? 6. 4 and are how many 1? How many times 1 ? 7. A man gave į of a barrel of flour to one man, and is of a barrel to another ; to which did he give the most ? 8. is how many ? 9. A man bought { of a bushel of wheat at one time, and of a bushel at another; at which time did he buy the most? 10. Į is how many ? 11. A man bought of a yard of cloth at one time, and of a yard at another; at which time did he buy the most ? 12. are how many ? to one man, and f of a bushel to another ; but he could not tell how to divide it. Another man standing by advised him to divide the whole bushel into six equal parts first, and then take of them for one, and of them for the other. How many parts did he give to each ? How many to both ? How many had he left ? 14. } is how many £? } is how many t? į and } are how many ? 15. A man paying some money to his laborers, gave each man of a dollar, and each boy { of a dollar; how much more did he give to a man than to a boy? 16. What is the difference between į and t? 17. If a man can earn of a dollar in a day, and a boy 1 of a dollar, how much does the man earn more than the boy? 18. What is the difference between $ and ? 19. A boy distributing some nuts among his companions, gave of a quart to one, and I of a quart to another ; how much more did he give to one, than to the other? NOTE. Change them to sixths. 21. A man having two bushels of grain to distribute among his laborers, wished to give 4 of a bushel to one, and of a bushel to another, and the rest to a third ; but was at a loss to tell how to divide it ; at last he concluded to divide each bushel into six equal parts, or sixths, and then to distribute those. parts. How many sixths did he give to each? 22. s is how many f? 23. A man had a horse, and a cow, and a sheep. The horse would eat of a load of hay in the winter, the cow }, and the sheep . How many t of a load would each eat? How many & would they all eat? How many loads |