PRACTICAL, QUESTIONs IN ADDITION. I. Add together £45 + 3694 + £37 4- 4253 + £101 2. Add together £147 -- 695 + 1 127 + 150 + 77. 3. Bought 9 pieces of linem, containing as follows, viz. – Nos. 1,4 and 9, 25 yards each, Nos. 2, 3 and 8, 28 yards each, and Nos. 5, 6 and 7, 29 yards each; how many yards in all? 4. ‘Troy was taken 1184 years before the birth of Christ ; how long is that before this present year, 1824. 5. Euclid the geometrician was born about 297 years before the christian era; how many years is it since 2 6. Suppose I was born in the year 1781 ; in what year will I be 47 years of age? 7. The mean distance between the planet Jupiter and the Sun, is computed to be four hundred and twenty-six millions of miles; that of Saturn seven hundred and eighty millions ; what is the distance between these planets in opposition? . 8. The mean distance between the earth and sun being 81 millions of miles, and between the earth and moon, two hundred and forty thousand; what is the distance between the sun and moon in a lunar eclipse P . . . . . 9. There are two numbers, the greater exceeds the less by 27, the less is 69; required the greater and the sum of both P 10. The less of two numbers is 9709, the difference between them 1192; what is the greater? * * 11. If from Dublin to Naas be 14 miles, thence to Castledermot 19, from Castledermot to Carlow 5, from Carlow to Kilkenny 18, thence to Clonmel 24, thence to Kilworth 23, and from Kilworth to Cork 18; how many miles from Dublin to Cork; 12. If from the creation of the world to the flood was 1650 years, thence to the vocation of Abraham 427, from that period to the founding of the temple 1010, from that to the foundation of Rome 266, thence to the birth of Christ 752, and since 1823; how long is it since the creation? . 13. What day of the year was the 27th of September1804? 14. What day of the year was the 21st day of June 1763? 15. A man travelling from Cork to Belfast, goes the first day 41 miles, the second day 42 miles, the third day 38 miles, the fourth 43 miles, and was them within 39 miles of Belfast; how many miles is Cork from Belfast P 32. Measured on the road from Limerick to Dublin the following distances, which are to be repaired, 1 mile and 27 perches; 5 furlongs and 32 perches; 7 furlongs 5 perches, and 1 mile, 1 furlong, 36 perches; how much is to be repaired in all? 33. Bought 3 pipes of oil, No. 1, 121 gallons 2 quarts; No. 2, 119 gallons 3 pints, and No. 3, 125 gallons, 1 quart, 1 pint; what quantity did those 3 pipes contain 34. What is the distance of two towns, one from the other, the one north of Dublin 39 miles, and the other south of Dublin 47 miles P 35. What is the difference of longitude, between Constantinople in 28° 56' E and Savannah in 80°20' WP One guinea and 3 tenpenny pieces.......... I demand the amount 36 PRACTICAL, QUESTIONSIN SUBTRACTION 1. The sum of two numbers is 156, and one of them is 98 what is the other ? ..., 2. The greater of two numbers is 251, their difference is 97, what is the other? 3. How long is it since the discovery of America which happened in the year 1492? 4. A merchant owed 1500l., of which he has paid 525l., 1471, and 359l.; how much remains due 2 5. If Cork be 121 miles from Dublin, and Clonmel 41miles from Cork, how many miles distant is Clonmel from Dublin P 6. If I was born in the year 1781, how old am I in 1824? 7. A lease was made in the year 1785 for 99 years how many years are yet unexpired in the year 1824? 8. If in four bags were 1000l. and in the first 1961, in the second220l., in the the third 2531. how much was in the fourth? 9. What number is it which being added to 9707, will make 1090 P 10. What is the difference between twice forty-four, and twice four and forty P 11. The less of two numbers is 114, their sum is 360, what is their difference, and what is the greater? 12. What number added to three times 297, will make 960? 13. What five numbers, all different, will make 1000? 14. How much does seven hundred millions exceed seven hundred thousand P 15. How much is a thousand less than a million? 16. How many years is Thomas, born in 1757, older than James, born in 1801 P 17. What is the distance between the sum and moon in a solar eclipse 2 o 18. The diameter of the earth is 7960 miles, and the diameter of the moon 2180 miles ; how much doth the diameter of the earth exceed that of the moon? 19. Suppose I lent 500l. and have received in part, three hundred and ninety-one pounds; how much remains due F 20. 1 owe to A 250l, but compound with him for 195l, I owe to B4271, but compound with him for 3071; Lowe to C 35ll, but compound with him for 2591; and to D 1471, but compound for 851; what do I save by these compositions? |