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5. If 1 third of a yard of cloth cost 2 dollars, what is that a yard ?

6. 2 is 1 third of what number?

7. If 1 third of a yard of cloth cost 3 dollars, what is that a yard ?

8. 3 is 1 third of what number?

9. If 1 fourth of a firkin of butter cost 3 dollars, what is that a firkin ?

10. 3 is 1 fourth of what number?

11. A man bought 1 third of a bushel of wheat for 4 shillings; what would a bushel cost at that rate ?

12. 4 is 1 third of what number?

13. If a man can ride 2 miles in 1 fifth of an hour, how far can he ride in an hour ?

14. 2 is 1 fifth of what number?

15. A man, being asked the age of his eldest son, answered that his youngest son, who was 3 years old, was just 1 fifth of the age of his eldest son; how old was the eldest son ?

16. 3 is one fifth of what number?

17. A man bought l sixth part of a hundred weight of sugar for 2 dollars; what would a hundred weight cost at the same rate ?

18. 2 is 1 sixth of what number?

19. Bought 1 fifth of a pound of starch for 5 cents, what was that a pound?

20. 5 is 1 fifth of what number?

21. Bought I fourth of a pound of aqua fortis for 6 cents; what was that a pound ?

22. 6 is 1 fourth of what number?

23. Bought 1 seventh of a hundred weight of cocoa for 4 dollars; what would 1 hundred weight cost at the same rate ?

24. 4 is 1 seventh of what number?
25. 7 is 1 fifth of what number?
26. 5 is 1 third of what number?

27. 4 is 1 eighth of what number?
28. 6 is 1 sixth of what number ?
29. 8 is 1 third of what number?
30. 9 is 1 fourth of what number?
31. 7 is 1 sixth of what number?
32. 8 is 1 seventh of what number?
33. 9 is 1 eighth of what number?
34. 8 is 1 tenth of what number?
35. 7 is 1 ninth of what number?
36. 6 is 1 fifth of what number?
37. 10 is 1 seventh of what number?

B. 1. A man bought some linen and some cotton cloth; for the linen he gave 4 shillings a yard, which was twice as much as he gave for the cotton; what did he give for a yard of the cotton ?

2. 4 is 2 times what number?

3. If 2 thirds of a yard of cloth cost 6 dollars, what would I third cost ?

4. 6 is 2 times what number?

5. If 3 fourths of a barrel of flour cost 6 dollars, what will one fourth of a barrel cost?

6. 6 is three times what number?

7. If 2 Gifths of a pound of chocolate cost 8 cents, what would I fifth of a pound cost?

8. 8 is 2 times what number?

9. If 3 fifths of a pound of candles cost 9 cents, what will 1 fifth of a pound cost ?

10. 9 is 3 times what number?

11. If 2 sevenths of a pound of spermaceti candles cost 10 cents, what will 1 seventh of a pound cost?

12. 10 is 2 times what number?

13. If 5 eighths of a pound of cotton cost 10 cents, what will I eighth cost ?

14. 10 is five times what number?
15. If 2 thirds of a yard of cloth cost 4 dollars,

what will one third cost ? If one third of a yard cost 2 dollars, what will a yard cost ?*

16. If 4 is 2 thirds of some number, what is 1 third of the same number ?-2 is I third of what number ?*—Then 4 is two thirds of what ?

17. If 2 thirds of a barrel of flour cost 6 dollars, what will 1 third of a barrel cost? If 1 third of a barrel cost 3 dollars, what will a barrel cost ?*

18. If 6 is 2 thirds of some number, what is 1 third of the same number?-3 is one third of what number !--Then 6 is two thirds of what?

19. If 3 fourths of a bushel of wheat cost 6 shillings, what will i fourth of a bushel cost? If 1 fourth of a bushel cost 2 shillings, what will a bushel cost ?

20. If 6 is 3 fourths of some number, what is 1 fourth of the same number 1-2 is 1 fourth of what number 1-Then 6 is 3 fourths of what ?

21. If 2 fifths of a gallon of wine cost 4 shillings, what will 1 fifth of a gallon cost? If one fifth of a gallon cost 2 shillings, what will a gallon cost ?

22. If 4 is two fifths of some number, what is 1 fifth of the same number 1-2 is 1 fifth of what number 1-Then 4 is 2 fifths of what ?

23. If 3 sevenths of a pound of tobacco cost 6 cents, what will l seventh of a pound cost ? If 1 seventh of a pound cost 2 cents, what will a pound cost ?

24. If 6 is 3 sevenths of some number, what is 1 seventh of the same number?-2 is 1 seventh of what number?—Then 6 is 3 seventlis of what ?

25. If 2 sevenths of a barrel of fish cost 4 dollars, what will l seventh of a barrel cost? What will a' barrel cost ?

26. 4 is 2 sevenths of what number? 27. If 3 eighths of a pound of chocolate cost 6

* See this Sect. Art. A.

cents, what will 1 eighth of a pound cost? What will a pound cost?

28. 6 is 3 eighths of what number?

29. If eight cents will buy 2 fifths of a pound of: aqua fortis, how many cents will buy a pound ?

30. 8 is 2 fifths of what number?

31. A man bought 3 fourths of a hundred weight of yellow ochre for 9 dollars ; what was that a hundred weight?

32. 9 is three fourths of what number?
33. 8 is 4 ninths of what number?
34. 9 is 3 tenths of what number?
35. 10 is 5 sevenths of what number?
36. 12 is 3 fifths of what number?
37. 12 is 4 ninths of what number?
38. 10 is 2 sevenths of what number?
39. 14 is 7 fifths of what number?
40. 15 is 3 elevenths of what number?
41. 16 is 2 fifths of what number?
42. 18 is 6 tenths of what number?
43. 20 is 5 ninths of what number?
44. 21 is 3 ninths of what number?
45. 24 is 8 ninths of what number?

C. 1. If 5 eighths of a cask of claret wine cost 15 dollars, what is that a cask ? How much cider, at 4 dollars a barrel, would it take to pay for a cask of the wine?.

2. 15 is five eighths of how many times 4?

3. If 2 thirds of a pound of coffee cost 18 cents, how much would a pound cost? How many oranges, at 5 cents apiece, might be bought for a pound ?

4. 18 is 2 thirds of how many times 5?

5. A man bought 4 sevenths of a hundred weight of sugar for 20 shillings; how many dollars would a hundred weight come to at the same rate ?

6. 20 is 4 sevenths of how many times 6 ?

43. Six times thirteen are how many ! 44. Six times fourteen are how many? 45. Six times fifteen are how many ? 46. Six times sixteen are how many ? 47. Six times seventeen are how many? 48. Six times eighteen are how many? 49. Six times nineteen are how many? 50. Six times twenty are how many ? 51. Seven times eleven are how many? 52. Seven times twelve are how many ? 53. Seven times thirteen are how many! 54. Seven times fourteen are how many ? 55. Seven times fifteen are how many? 56. Seven times sixteen are how many? 57. Seven times seventeen are how many? 58. Seven times eighteen are how many ? 59. Seven times nineteen are how many? 60. Seven times twenty are how many ? 61. Eight times eleven are how many ? 62. Eight times twelve are how many ? 63. Eight times thirteen are how many ? 64. Eight times fourteen are how many ? 65. Eight times fifteen are how many ? 66. Eight times sixteen are how many ? 67. Eight times seventeen are how many? 68. Eight times eighteen are how many ? 69. Eight times nineteen are how many ? 70. Eight times twenty are how many ? 71. Nine times eleven are how many ? 72. Nine times twelve are how many? 73. Nine times thirteen are how many ? 74. Nine times fourteen are how many ? 75. Nine times fifteen are how many? 76. Nine times sixteen are how many ? 77. Nine times seventeen are how many? 78. Nine times eighteen are how many ? 79. Nine times nineteen are how many?

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