men 3 days; how many men would it serve 1 day? how many 2 days ? how many 8 days ? 114. If 11 dollars' worth of provision will serve 6 men 8 days; how many men will it serve 5 days ! 115. If 8 dollars' worth of provision will serve 7 men 5 days; how many days would 16 dollars' worth of provision last 4 men ? 116. If i peck of wheat afford 12 ten-penny loaves, how many penny loaves may be obtained from it ? how many two-penny loaves ? how many three-penny loaves ? how many seven-penny loaves? 117. If 1 peck of wheat afford 11 eight penny loaves ; how many ten-penny loaves will it afford ? 118. A man having hired some men and some boys, agreed to give each man 3 shillings, and each boy 2 shillings ; how much would it take to pay a man and a boy ? how much 2 men and 2 boys ? how much 7 men and 7 boys ? 119. A man having 18 shillings to pay among his labourers, would give to every man 2 shillings, and to every boy 1 shilling ? the number of men and boys was equal; how many were there of each ? 120. A gentleman having 50 shillings to pay among his lahourers, would give to every man 8 pence, and to every boy 4 pence; the number of men and boys was equal; how many were there of each? 121. Two men bought a bushel of corn, one gave 1 shilling, the other 2 shillings ; what part of the whole did each pay? What part of the corn must each have ? 122. Two men bought a barrel of flour for 8 dollars ; one gave 3 dollars, the other 5 dollars, what part did each pay ? and what part must each have ? 123. Three men, A, B, and C, bired a garden; A paid 6 dollars, B 5 dollars, and C 9 dollars ; how much did they all pay? What part of the whole did each pay? They sold the produce for 40 dollars; what part of it must each have ? What did each one's share amount to ? 124. Three men bought a lottery ticket for 10 dollars; the first gave 3 dollars, the second 5 dol. lars, and the third 2 dollars. They drew a prize of 120 dollars. What was each man's share ? 125. Two men hired a pasture for 58 dollars ; one put in 7 horses, and the other 3 horses; what ought each to pay ? 126. Three men commenced trade together; they put in money in the following proportion; the first, 3 dollars, as often as the second put in 4, and as of ten as the third put in 5; they gained 87 dollars. What was each man's share of the gain ? 127. Two men hired a pasture for 32 dollars. The first put in 3 sheep for four months, the second put in 4 sheep for five months ; how much ought each to pay ? Note. Three sheep for four months is the same as 12 sheep for 1 month, 4 sheep for 5 months is the same as 20 sheep for 1 month. This question is therefore the same as if 1 man put in 12 sheep, and the other 20 sheep. 128. Two men, A and B, traded in company; A put in 1 dollar for 4 months, and B 2 dollars for 3 months, and they gained ninety cents ; how many cents must each have ? 129. Three men, A, B, and C, traded in compa ny; and put in money in the following proportions ; A put in 4 dollars as often as B put in 3, and as often as C put in 2 ; A's money was in 2 months, B's 3 months, and C's 4 months, and they gained 100 dollars; what was each one's share ? 130. Two men, A and B, traded in company ; A put in 2 dollars as often as B put in 3; A's money was employed 7 months, and B's money 5 months ; they gained 58 dollars ; what was each 'man's share of the gain ? 131. Three men, A, B, and C, traded in company, and put in money in the following proportions ; A put in 2 dollars as often as B put in 4, and as often as C put in 6. B's money was in twice as long as C's, and A's three times as long as B's: they gained 88 dollars ; what was each one's share of the gain ? Note. Interest is a reward or premium allowed by a debtor to a creditor for the use of money. The usual interest for 1 year, and that which is established by law in this country, is 6 cents on a dollar, 6 dollars on a hundred dollars, or 6 pounds on a hundred pounds, or in fine too of the sum whatever be the denomination. It is called 6 per cent., that is 6 on the hundred, because it is always reckoned by the hundred. So 3 per cent., 4 per cent., fc. signify Titi Ito, fc. or so much on a hundred. 132. The interest of 1 dollar being 6 cents for 1 year, what is the interest of 7 dollars for the same time? What is the interest of 10 dollars ? Of 15 dollars? Of 20 dollars ? Of 30 dollars ? Of 50 dollars? Of 75 dollars ? Of 100 dollars ? Of 118 dollars? 133. If the interest of 1 dollar is 6 cents for 1 year, what would it be for 2 years ? What would be the interest of 8 dollars for two years ? Of 17 dollars ? Of 43 dollars ? 134. If the interest of 100 dollars is 6 dollars for a year, what would be the interest of 50 dollars for the same time? Of 2 hundred? Of 3 hundred? Of 4 hundred ? Of 1 hundred and 50 ? Of 2 hundred and 50 ? 135. If the interest of 100 dollars is 6 dollars for I year, what would be the interest of it for 6 months ? For 3 months ? For 4 months ? For 8 months ? For 9 months ? For 1 month? For ? months ? For 5 months ? For 7 months ? For 10 months ? For 11 months ? 136. What is the interest of 100 and 32 dollars for 2 years, at 6 per cent. ? 137. What is the interest of 300 dollars for 1 year and 6 months, at 6 per cent. ? 138. What is the interest of 1 dollar for 6 months at 6 per cent. ? What for 2 months ? What for I month ? What for 3 months ? 4 months ? 5 months ? 7 months ? 9 months ? 11 months ? 139. What is the interest of 57 dollars for 1 year and 7 months, at 6 per cent. ? 140. What is the interest of 200 and 67 dollars for 1 year and 4 months, at 6 per cent. ? 141. If the interest of 1 year is 6 per cent., what would be the per cent. for 2 years ? For 3 years ? For 5 months ? For 2 months! For 1 month? For 4 months ? For 5 months ? For 7 months ? For 8 i months ? For 9 months ? 142. If the interest of 2 months or 60 days is 1 per cent., what would be the per cent. for 20 days ? What for 40 days ? What for 15 days ? What for 45 days ? What for 12 days ? What for 10 days ? What for 5 days? 143. What is the interest of 100 and 37 dollars for 2 years 3 months and 20 days? 144. A can do a piece of work in 2 days; how much of it can he do in 1 day ? 145. B can do a piece of work in 4 days; how much of it can he do in 1 day? -146. If A can do į of a piece of work in 1 day, and B can do į of it in 1 day, how much would both do in a day? How long would it take them both together to do the whole ? 147. If I man can do a piece of work in 2 days, and another in 3 days, how much of it would each do in a day ? How much would both together do ? How long would it take them both to do the whole ? 148. A cistern has 2 cocks; the first will fill it in 3 hours, the second in 6 hours; how much of it would each fill in an hour ? How much would both together fill? How long would it take them both to fill it ? 149. A man and his wife found by experience, that, when they were both together, a bushel of meal would last them only 2 weeks; but when the man was gone, it would last his wife 5 weeks. How much of it did both together consume in 1 week? What part did the woman alone consume in 1 week ? What part did the man alone consume in 1 week ? How long would it last the man alone ? 150. If 1 man could build a piece of wall in 5 days, and another man could do it in 7 days, how much of it would each do in 1 day? How many days would it take them both to do it ? 151. A cister has 3 cocks; the first would fill it in 3 hours; the second in 6 hours; the third in 4 hours; what part of the whole would each fill in 1 hour? and how long would it take them all to fill it, if they were all running at once ? 152. A and B together can build a boat in 8 days, and with the assistance of C they can do it in 5 days; how much of it can A and B build in 1 day ! how much of it can A, B, and C, build in 1 day? how much of it can C build alone in 1 day ? how long would it take C to build it alone ? 153. Suppose I would line 8 yards of broadcloth that is li yards wide, with shalloon that is of a yard wide ; how many yards of the shalloon will line 1 yard of the broadcloth ? how many yards will line the whole ? 154. If 7 yards of cloth cost 13 dollars, what will 10 yards cost ? |