1. A man sold 8 yards of cloth for 3 dollars a yard; what did it come to ? 2. A man sold a horse for 76 dollars, which was of what it cost him; how much did it cost him? 3. A man sold of a gallon of wine for 40 cents; what was that a gallon? 4. If it will take 17 yards of cloth to make a coat, how many yards will it take to make 7 coats? 5. If 1 horse consume 34 bushels of oats in 2 days, how much would 2 horses in 5 days? 6. If when the days are 94 hours long a man perform a journey in 10 days, in how many days would he perform it when the days are 12 hours long? 7. A man sold 8 yards of cloth for 73 dollars a yard, and received 8 firkins of butter at 63 dollars a firkin; how much was then due to him? 8. Two men are 38 m les apart, and are travel ing towards each other, one at the rate of 3 miles au hour, the other 2 miles; how much do they approach each other in an hour? How much in 2 hours? In how many hours will they meet? At what distance from each place from which they set out? SECTION XIII. and A. 1. If you give of an orange to one boy, to another, how much more do you give the first, than the second? 2. of an orange is how many of an orange? 3. If you give of an orange to one boy, and to another, how many would you give away How many would you have left? 4. and are how many? 5. A man gave to one labourer of a bushel of wheat, and to another; how many of a bushel did he give to both? How many bushels? 6. and are how many? How many times 1? 7. A man gave of a barrel of flour to one man, and of a barrel to another; to which did he give the most? 8. is how many? 9. A man bought of a bushel of wheat at one time, and of a bushel at another; at which time did he buy the most? 10. is how many? 11. A man bought of a yard of cloth at one time, and of a yard at another; at which time did he buy the most? 12. are how many? 13. A man wished to give of a bushel of wheat to one man, and of a bushel to another; but he could not tell how to divide it. Another man stand ing by advised him to divide the whole bushel inte six equal parts first, and then take of them fo one, and of them for the other. How many parts did he give to each? How many to both? How many had he left? 14. is how many? is how many? are how many? and of a 15. A man paying some money to his labourers, gave each man of a dollar, and each boy dollar; how much more did he give to a man thar to a boy? 16. What is the difference between ¦ and ¦ ? 17. If a man can earn of a dollar in a day, and a boy of a dollar, how much does the man earn more than the boy? 18. What is the difference between 4 and ? 19. A boy distributing some nuts among his companions, gave of a quart to one, and † of a quart to another; how much more did he give to one, than to the other ? NOTE. Change them to sixths. 20. What is the difference between 1 and ? 21. A man having two bushels of grain to distribute among his labourers, wished to give of a bushel to one, and 3 of a bushel to another, and the rest to a third; but was at a loss to tell how to divide it; at last he concluded to divide each bushel into six equal parts, or sixths, and then to distribute hose parts. How many sixths did he give to each? 22. is how many †? 23. A man had a horse, and a cow, and a sheep. The horse would eat & of a load of hay in the winter, the cow, and the sheep. How many load would each eat? How many eat! How many loads? of a would they all 24. A boy having a quart of nuts, wished to divide them, so as to give one companion, another t, and a third of them; but in order to make a proper division, he first divided the whole into eight equal parts, and then he was able to divide them as he wished. How many eighths did he give to each? How many eighths had he left for himself? 25. is how many ? is how many ? and and are how many? 26. A man gave 3 of a barrel of flour to one man, and 1⁄2 of a barrel to another; to which did he give the most? How much? 27. Which is the largest or ? How much the largest ? 28. A boy having a pound of almonds, said he intended to give of them to his sister, and to his brother, and the rest to his mamma. His mamma smiling said she did not think he could divide them so. O yes I can said he, I will first divide them into twelve equal parts, and then I can divide them well enough. Pray how many twelfths did he give to each? 29. is how many? is how many? } and are how many? 30. Mr. Goodman having a pound of raisins, said ne would give Sarah, and Mary, and James of them, and he told Charles he should have the rest, if he could tell how to divide them. Well, said Charles, I would first divide the whole into twelve equal parts, and then I could take and of them. How many twelfths would each have? 31. and and are how many? and 32. George bought a pine apple, and said he would give of it to his papa, and to his mamma, and to his brother James, if he could divide it. James took it, and cut it into twenty equal pieces, and then distributed them as George had desired. How many twentieths did he give to each ? 33. is how many? is how many? is how many? is how many? 34. is how many ro ? 35. is how many 1 ? 36. is how many? 37. is how many? are how many? 38. 47. are how many? 48. Reduce to sixths and to sixths. 49. and are how many? 50. Reduce and to eighths. 60. and and are how many? 61. and and are how many? and and and are how many? are how many? 64. and are how many 's? |