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3. A man having 3 bushels of corn distributed it among some poor persons, giving them of a bushel each; to how many did he give it ?

Note. Find first how many he would have given it to, if he had given of a bushel to each.

4. In 3 are how many times į? How many times ?

5. If of a barrel of flour will last a family one month, how long will 4 barrels last the same family? How long will 6 barrels last? How long will 10 barrels last !

6. How many times is contained in 4 ? How many times in 6 ? How many times in 10 ?

7. If of a bushel of wheat will last a family one week, how many weeks will 67 bushels last the same family ?

8. How many times is contained in 62 !

9. There is a cistern having a cock which will fill it in f of an hour ; how many times would the cock fill the cistern in 3 hours ?

10. How many times is contained in 37 ?

11. How much cloth at i dollars (that is idollars) a yard can be bought for 4 dollars ?

12. How many times is 1} or contained in 4 ?

13. A man distributed 84 bushels of wheat among some poor persons, giving 11 bushels to each ; how many did he give it to?

14. How many times is 1} contained in 84 ?

15. If a soldier is allowed 1į pounds (that is of a pound) of meat in a day, to how many soldiers would 63 pounds be allowed ?

16. How many times is 11 contained in 6 ?

17. If if tons of hay will keep a horse through the winter, how many horses will 10 tons keep?

18. How many times is lg contained in 10?

19. At 2} dollars a box, how many boxes of raisins can be bought for 10 dollars ?

20. How many times is 24 contained in 10 ?

21. At 14 dollars a pound, how many pounds of indigó can be bought for 9 dollars ?

22. How many times is 14 contained in 93 ?

23. At 14 dollars a barrel, how many barrels of raisins can be bought for 9 dollars ?

24. How many times is 14 contained in 94 ?

25. At of a dollar apiece, how many pieces of rankin can be bought for 8f dollars ?

26. How many times is / contained in 83 ?

27. At of a dollar a pound, how many pounds of tea can be bought for 7 dollars ?

28. How many times is contained in 74 ? 29. How many times is 3} contained in 73 ? 30. How many times is 5] contained in 17 ? 31. How many times is 4 contained in 93 ? 32. How many times is 3 contained in 124?

B. 1. At t of a dollar a pound, how many pounds of meat can be bought for of a dollar ?

Note. Change } to tenths.
2. How many times is it contained in 1?

3. A man having of a barrel of flour distributed it among, some poor persons, giving them of a barrel apiece; how many did he give it to ?

Note. Change both fractions to twelfths; that is, reduce them to a common denominator.

4. How many times is { contained in ?

5. If a pound of almonds cost of a dollar, how many pounds can be bougit for of a dollar?

Note. Reduce the fractions to a common denominator.

6. How many times is 4 contained in?

7. If a piece of nankin cost of a dollar, how many pieces can be bought for 4 dollars ? that is y dollars ?

8. How many times is contained in 43 ? 9. If a bushel of barley cost of a dollar, low

many bushels can be bought for of a dollar ? How many for 1 dollars ?

10. How many times is contained in 7 ? How many times in 15 ?

11. How many times is contained in ? 12. How many times is contained in ?

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For convenience of reckoning, it is usual in calendars to call the year 365 days for 3 successive years, and every fourth year 366, (for in 4 years the six hours overplus amount to a day) which is called bissextile or leap year. This day is added to February

The common year is divided into twelve months, which are sometimes called calendar months, because they are the months used in calendars.

The names of the months, and the number of days in each, are as follows:

Number of daye.

31
28, in leap yea': 29.
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Wintet. Aatum. Summer. Spring. Winter.

Names.
1. January
2. February
3. March
4. April
5. May
6. June
7. July
8. August
9. September
10. October
11. November

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1. In 2 pounds how many ounces ? 2. In 8 yards how many quarters ? 3. In 3 quarters of a yard how many nails ? 4. of a dollar is how many cents ? 5. How many farthings is of a penny ! 6. How many pence is of a shilling ? 7. of a yard is how many quarters and nails !

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