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MISCELLANEOUS QUESTIONS. 1. Required the number of cubic feet in a box, 24 feet wide, 17 feet high, and 14 feet long? 24=; 11 =; 141 = 1
9X16X 231 231
4 = 57; feet, Ans. 2. What cost 15% yards of cloth, 23 yards wide, at $ 31 per square yard? 15 = 173 ; 2 =*; 31 = .
= $ 1363 Ans.
1 3. If $ 12} will purchase a piece of land that is 91 rods long and 6 rods wide, how long a piece that is 3rods wide may be obtained for $91? 124=;91=4;61=* ; 34 =*; 91=4.
4 3 X37 XR$X X64 87X4 X 4 X 25 X 7
= 12 rods, Ans. 4. When 18; square rods of land are sold for $ 31, what is the value of 62, square rods ? 18% = '7; 344 = ; 62= 7. 1
$ 10: Ans.
2 5. How many boxes that are 1 foot 7 inches high, 1 foot 5 inches wide, and 5 feet 1 inch long, will it require to hold the same quantity that a box 4 feet 9 inches wide, 2 feet 10 inches high, and 25 feet 5 inches long, would contain ?
3 2 5
= 30 boxes, Ans.
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