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SECTION XIV.

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A. 1. A Boy having į of an orange gave away ś of that, what part of the whole orange did he give away ?

2. What is } of į?

3. If you cut an apple into three pieces, and then cut each of those pieces into two pieces, how many pieces will the whole apple be cut into ? What part of the whole apple will one of the pieces be?

4. What is į of į?

5. A boy had į of a pine apple, and cut that half into three pieces, in order to give away { of it. What part of the whole apple did he give away!

6. What is of}?

7. If an orange be cut into 4 parts, and then each of the parts be cut in two, how many pieces will the whole be cut into ?

8. What is į of { ?

9. A man having a barrel of flour, sold of that; how much did he sell?

10. What is of į?

11. If an orange be cut into 4 equal parts, and each of those parts be cut into 3 equal parts, how many parts will the whole orange be cut into ?

12. What is off!

13. A boy having { of a quart of chestnuts, gave away 4 of what he had. What part of the whole quart did he give away ?

14. What is of į?
15. What is į of į?
16. A man owning } of a ship, sold { of his share ;
what part of the ship did he sell, and what part did
he then own ?

17. What is į of } ?
18. What is į of ?

19. What is i of} ! 20. What is of i? 21. What is

of ?! 22. What is į of į? 23. What is į of ? 24. What is į of j ? 25. What is į of } 26. What is of ? ? 27. What is į of į? 28. What is of z ?

29. A boy having f of an orange, (that is, 2 pieces,) gave his sister of what he had ; how many thirds did he give her ?

30. What is į of ?

31. A boy having i of a pine apple, said he would give one half of what he had to his sister, if she could tell how to divide it. His sister says, you have got or three pieces, if you cut them all in two, you can give me į of them. But į of is } therefore I shall have of the whole pine apple.

32. What is ļof ?

33. A man owning of a share in the Boston bank, sold } of his part. What part of a share did he sell ?

34. What is of?

35. A man owning $ of a ship, sold of his share ; what part of the whole ship did he sell ? What part

had he left.? 36. What is off ? 37. What is į of f? 33. What is 39. What is į of ? 40. What is of 4 ! 41. What is į of ?

42. A man owning ý of a share in the Boston bank, sold } of his part; what part of a whole share did he sell ?

43. What is ļof ? 44. What is of?

45. A boy having of a water melon, wished to divide his part equally between his sister, his brother, and himself, but was at a loss to know how to do it; but his sister advised him to cut each of the fifths into 3 equal parts. How many pieces did each have ? and what part of the whole melon was each piece ?

46. What is ļoff ? 47. What is į off 48. What is $ off ? 49. What is į of ? 50. What is to of $ ? 51. What is į of 1? 52. What is į of į? 53. What is į of} 54. What is 55. What is of 56. What is 57. What is į 58. What is off 59. What is of 60. What is of 61. What is of 62. What is į of 63. What is of #! 64. What is i'o of 65. What is to of 66. What is of 67. What is } of j ? 68. What is šof $ ? 69. If a yard of cloth cost 2 dollars, whai wil? of a yurd cost ? 70. What is of 2; ? 71. A boy had 2 oranges, and wished to give of them to his sister, and

į to his brother, but he

did not know how to divide them equally. His brother told him to cut the whole into halves, and then cut each of the halves into 3 pieces. What part of a whole orange did each have ?

72. What is of 24? 73. A man bought 4 bushels of corn for 3 dollars; what part of a dollar did 1 bushel cost?

Change the 3p to thirds, and then find 1 of 1 as above.

74. What is of 5% ?

75. If 5 bushels of wheat cost 7 dollars, what is that a bushel ?

76. What is į of 7* ?

77. A man bought 6 gallons of brandy for 3f dollars; what was that a gallon ?

78. What is £ of 83 ?

79. A man bought 7 gallons of wine for 84 dollars; how much was that a gallon ?

80. What is of 84 ?

81. A man bought 10 pieces of nankin for 63 dollars ; how much was it a piece ?

82. What is to of of?

83. If 9 bushels of rye cost 77 dollars, what is that a bushel ?

84. What is f of 77 ? 85. What is 3 of 5? 86. What is į of 84 ? 87. What is of 64 ? 88. What is į of 94 ?

89. A man bought 7 yards of cloth for 18dollars ; what was that a yard ? What would 3 yards cost at that rate ?

90. What is of 187? What is of 182 !

91. A man bought 5 barrels of cider for 271 dollars; what was it a barrel ? What would 7 barrels ecst at that rate ? 92. What is of 277? What is 1 of 273?

93. If 6 barrels of flour cost 38f dollars, what would 10 barrels cost at that rate?

94. What is of 384 ?

B. 1. A man bought a piece of cloth for 42dollars, and was obliged to sell it for of what it cost him; how much did he lose ?

2. A man bought a quantity of four for 534 dollars, and sold it for of what it cost him ; how much did he gain?

3. If 7 men can do a piece of work in 45 days, how long will it take 1 man to do it? How long will it take 3 men to do it?

4. If 4 men can do a piece of work in 9 days, how long would it take to do it, if 7 men were enployed ?

5. There is a pole standing so that of it is in the water, and as much in the mud ; how much is in the mud ?

6. If a man can travel 135 miles in 3 hours, how many miles will he travel in 8 hours ?

7. If 5 horses will eat 261. loads of hay in a year what will 8 horses eat in the same time?

8. If 4 cocks will empty a cistern in het hours, how long will it take 7 cocks of the same size to

empty it ?

SECTION XV.

A. 1. A Boy having 2 oranges wished to give of an orange apiece to his playmates; how

many

could he give them to? If he had given of an orange apiece, how many could he have giver them to ?

2. How many times į are there in 2? How many times s are there in 21.

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