Ans. Two fifths of five. 60. Three is what part of five ? Ans. Three fifths of five. 61. Four is what part of five ? 62. How many fifths make a whole one? 63. If cherries are five cents a quart, how many quarts can you buy for six cents? How many for seven cents? How many for eight cents? How many for nine cents? How many for eleven cents ? How many for thirteen cents ? 64. What do you understand by one fifth, two fifths, &c. of any thing? See remark after example 16th. 74. If a barrel of beef cost six dollars, and it were divided into six equal parts, what would one of the parts be worth ? that is, what is one sixth of it worth? What are two sixths of it worth? What are three sixths of it worth? Four sixths? Five sixths ? 75. If fish is worth six dollars a barrel, what part of a barrel will one dollar buy? What part of a barcel will two dollars buy? Three dollars ? Four dol. 'ars? Five dollars ? . 76. What part of six is one? . 78. Three is what part of six ? Ans. Three sixths of six. 81. How much rye, at six shillings a bushel, can you buy for seven shillings? How much for eight shillings? Nine shillings? Ten shillings? Eleven shillings? Twelve shillings? Thirteen shillings? Fifteen shillings? Seventeen shillings? 82. What do you understand by one sixth, two sixths, &c. ? 83. Eight are how many times six ? 91. If coal is worth seven dollars a chaldron, what is one seventh of a chaldron worth? What are two sevenths of a chaldron worth? Three sevenths ? Four sevenths? Five sevenths? Six sevenths ? 92. At the rate of seven dollars a yard, how much broadcloth can you buy for one dollar ? How much for two dollars ? How much for three dollars ? How much for four dollars? How much for five dollars? How much for six dollars? How much for eight dollars? How much for ten dollars? How much for twelve dollars? How much for fifteen dollars ? 93. What part of seven is one? 96. Four is what part of seven ? . 98. What do you understand by one seventh, two sevenths, &c. of any thing ? 99. How many sevenths make a wnole one ? 100 Nine are how many times seven ? 101. Ten are how many times seven ? 102. Eleven are how many times seven? 103. Twelve are how many times seven ? 104. Thirteen are how many times seven ? 105. Fourteen are how many times seven? 106. Fifteen are how many times seven? 107. Sixteen are how many times seven ? 103. When wheat is eight shillings a bushel, what is one eighth of a bushel worth? What are two eighths of a bushel worth? What are three eighths of a bushel worth? What are four eighths of a bushel worth? Five eighths ? Six eighths ? Seven eighths? 109. When wood is eight dollars a cord, what part of a cord can you buy for a dollar ? What part of a cord can you buy for two dollars ? What part for three dollars ? What part for four dollars ? What part for five dollars ? What part for six dollars! What part for seven dollars? How much can you buy for nine dollars? How much for ten dollars ? How much for eleven dollars? How much for thirteen dollars? How much for fifteen dollars? How much for nineteen dollars ? 110. What part of eight is one ? · 111. What part of eight is two? 112. Three is what part of eight? 113. Four is what part of eight? 114. Five is what part of eight? 115. What do you understand by one eighth, two eighths, &c. of any number? 116. Seven is what part of eight? 117. How many eighths make a whole one ? 123. When sugar is nine dollars a hundred weight, what is one ninth of a hundred weight worth? What are two ninths of a hundred weight worth? Three ninths ? Four ninths? Five ninths ? Six ninths ? Seven ninths ? Eight ninths? . 124. When rye is nine shillings a bushel, what part of a bushel can you buy for one shilling ? What part for two shillings ? What part for three shillings ? For four shillings ? For five shillings? For six shillings? Seven shillings? Eight shillings? How much for ten shillings? For thirteen shillings? For fourteen shillings? Sixteen shillings? Twenty shillings? 125. What do you understand by one ninth, two ninths, three ninths, &c., of any number? 126. Three is what part of nine ? 134. When hay is ten dollars a ton, what is one tenth of a ton worth? What are two tenths of a ton worth? What are three tenths of a ton worth? Four tenths? Five tenths ? Six tenths ? Seven tenths ? Eight tenths? Nine tenths ? 135. When sugar is ten dollars a hundred yeight, what part of a hundred weight can you buy for one dollar? What part for two dollars ? What part for three dollars ? What part for four dollars ? What part for five dollars ? Six dollars ? Seven dollars ? Eight dollars ? Nine dollars? How much can you buy for eleven dollars? Thirteen dollars ? Fifteen dollars? Seventeen dollars ? 136. What do you understand by one tenth, two tenths, three tenths, &c., of any thing ?* 137. How many tenths make a whole one ?* C. Instead of writing the names of numbers, it is usual to express them by particular characters, called figures. One is written .............1 Ten is written ............. 10 4. If you had fifteen cents, how many cakes could you buy at 4 cents apiece? How many at 2 cents apiece? How many at 3 cents apiece? How many at 5 cents apiece ? 5. Fifteen are how many times 4? 2? 3? 5? 6. Sixteen are how many times 5? 3? 6? 2 ? 7 ? 4?' 7. Seventeen are how many times 6? 2? 7? 3? 5! 4 ? 8. Eighteen are how many times 4? 7? 9? 6? 3? 2 ? 5? 8? * These questions should frequently be put to the learners, |