13. Reduce 6; to an improper fraction. 14. Reduce 81* to an improper fraction. 15. Reduce 93 to an improper fraction. . 1. How much is 3 times 241 7. How much is 4 times 10; ? - 18 is 4 of what number 7 20 is # of what number 7 . 24 is # of what number 1 28 is 4 of what number 7 10. 30 is for of what number? 11. 3 is # of what number 1 12. 4 is ; of what number 1 13. 5 is 4 of what number 1 14. 8 is ; of what number 2 15. 9 is # of what number 7 16, 17 is 4 of what number 1 17. 25 is # of what number 1 18, 38 is ; of what number 1 19. 43 is # of what number 1 20. 54 is 'o of what number 1 i Miscellaneous Examples. 1. A man sold 8 yards of cloth for 34 dollars a yard; what did it come to ? 2. A man sold a horse for 76 dollars, which was # 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 1 4. If it will take 14 yards of cloth to make a coat, how many yards will it take to make 7 coats 7 5. If I horse consume 34 bushels of oats in 2 days, how much would 2 horses in 5 days 1 6. If when the days are 94 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 7; dollars a yard, and received 8 firkins of butter at 63 dollars a firkin; how much was then due to him 7 8. Two men are 38 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 7 A. l. If you give 4 of an orange to one boy, and + to another, how much more do you give the first, than the second 7 2. 3 of an orange is how many # of an orange? 3. If you give 4 of an orange to one boy, and 4 to another, how many # would you give away ? How many # would you have left ir 4. 4 and + are how many # 1 5. A man gave to one labourer # of a bushel of wheat, and # to another; how many # of a bushel did he give to both 1 How many bushels? § 6. 3 and ; are how many # 1 How many times 11 7. A man gave 4 of a barrel of flour to one man, and-i-of a barrel to another; to which did he give the most 7 8. , is how many # 1 -9. A man hought # of a bushel of wheat at one time, and # of a bushel at another; at w!"ch time did he buy the most 2 10. # is how many # 7 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 7 12. 3 are how many # 1 13. A man wished to give 3 of a bushel of wheat s to one man, and 3 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 4 of them for one, and 4 of them for the other. How many parts did he give to each 7 How many to both 1 How many had he left 14. 4 is how many # 3 + is how many # 1 + and # are how many # 1 15. A man paying some money to his labourers, 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 2 16. What is the difference between 4 and #3 17. If a man can earn # of a dollar in a day, and a boy # of a dollar, how much does the man earn more than the boy 18. What is the difference between # and 44 19. A boy distributing some nuts among his companions, gave 4 of a quart to one, and 4 of a quart to another; how much more did he give to one, than to the other ? NotE. Change them to sixths. { 20. What is the difference between q and 47 21. A man having two bushels of grain to distribute among his labourers, wished to give # 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 bushed into six equal, parts, or sixths, and then to distribute those parts. How many sixths did he give to each? 22. 4 is how many # 1 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 4, and the sheep #. How many # of a load would each eat? How many # would they all eat How many loads |