Note. Reduce the whole to pence. 60. 78. 8d. is what part of l£ ? 61. What is the price of 2 yards of cloth, at 3s. 4d. a yard? 62. What will 8 yards of cloth cost, at 2s. 8d. a yard ? 63. What will 4 bushels of wheat cost, at 5s. 9d. a bushel ? 64. What must you give for 4 barrels of cider, at 21 dollars a barrel? 65. If 3 bushels of wheat be divided between 2 men, how much would they have apiece? 66. If 4 bushels of corn be divided among 5 men, how much would they have apiece? 67. If 3 bushels of corn be divided among how much would they have apiece? 68. How many nails are there in 1 yard? 69. How many nails are there in 4 yards? 7 men, 70. How many nails are there in 5 yards and 2 nails? 71. In 7 yards and 3 quarters, how many quarters. 72. In 4 yards, 2 quarters, and 3 nails, how many nails? 73. 1 nail is what part of a quarter? 74. 3 nails is what part of a quarter? 75. 1 nail is what part of a yard ? 76. What part of 1 yard is 3 nails? 5 nails ? 7 nails? 10 nails? 15 nails? 77. In 8 quarters of a yard how many yards? 78. In 12 quarters of a yard how many yards? 79. In 10 quarters of a yard how many yards ? 80. In 15 quarters of a yard how many yards? 81. In 12 nails how many quarters of a yard? 82. In 16 nails how many quarters of a yard? How many yards? 83. In 24 nails how many quarters of a yard ? How many yards? 84. In 35 quarters of a yard how many yards? 85. In 45 nails how many yards? 86. In 63 nails how many yards? 87. At 2 cents a nail what would 4 yards of cloth cost? 88. At 2 dollars for 1 quarter of a yard what would 2 yards cost? 89. 1 oz. is what part of a lb. ? 90. What part of a lb. is 2 oz. ? 3 oz. ? 4 oz. ? 5 oz. ? 7 oz. ? 10 oz.? 15 oz. ? 91. What part of a qr. of 1 cwt. is 1 lb. ? 2 lbs. ? 3 lbs. 4 lbs. ? 7 lbs. ? 9 lbs. ? 14 lbs. ? 18 lbs. ? ́ 23 lbs. ? 92. At 3 cents for 1 oz. what would 1 lb. cost? 93. At 3 cents for 2 oz. what would 1 lb. cost? 94. At 3 cents for 8 oz. what would 1 lb. cost? 95. At 5 cents for 10 oz. what would 1 lb. cost? 96. At 8 shillings for 4 lbs. what would 10 lbs. cost? 97. If a man consume 1 lb. and 3 oz. of meat in a day, how much would he consume in a week? 98. If a man spend 23 dollars in a day, how much would he spend in a week? 99. If a man travel 34 miles in an hour, how far would he travel in 3 hours? how far in 7 hours? how far in 12 hours? 100. If 2 men start from the same place, and travel in opposite directions; one at the rate of 33 miles in an hour, and the other 4 miles; how far will they be apart at the end of 1 hour? how far at the end of 2 ho irs? how far at the end of 3 hours? how far at the end of 7 hours ? 101. Two men start from the same place, and travel the same way; one at the rate of 44 miles in an hour, the other at the rate of 44 miles in an hour ; how far will they be apart at the end of 1 hour! how far in 2 hours? how far in 5 hours? how far i 10 hours? how far in 3 days, if they travel 10 dollars a hours in a day? 102. How many yards of cloth, at 5 yard, must be given for 8 barrels of flour, at 7 dollars per barrel? 103. What part of a month is 1 week? 2 weeks? 3 weeks? 104. What part of a year is 1 month? 2 months? 3 months? 4 months? 5 months? 6 months? 7 months? 8 months? 9 months? 10 months? 11 months? 105. What part of 1 month is 1 day? 2 days? 3 days? 7 days? 8 days? 11 days? 15 days? 18 days? 20 days? 24 days? 27 days? 106. If 5 bushels of oats will keep 7 horses through the winter, how many bushels will it take to keep 12 horses the same time? 107. If you give 7 men 2 bushels of corn apiece, how many bushels would it take for the whole? 108. A man, failing in trade, was able to pay his creditors only 4 shillings on a dollar; how much would he pay on 2 dollars? how much on 3 dollars? how much on 7 dollars? how much on 10 dollars? 109. A man, failing in trade, is able to pay only 9 shillings on a pound; how much would he pay on a debt of 2 pounds? how much on 3 pounds? how much on 12 pounds? 110. A man, failing in trade, is able to pay only 4 shillings and 7 pence on a dollar; how much would he pay on a debt of 7 dollars ? 111. If 6 dollars' worth of provisions will serve 3 men 5 days, how many days will it serve 1 man? how many days will it serve 2 men? how many days will it serve 8 men? 112. If 10 dollars' worth of provision will serve 7 men 4 days, how many days will it serve 9 men? 113. If 12 dollars' worth of provisions will serve 7 men 3 days; how many men would it serve I 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 scrve 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 1 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 labourers, 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, hired 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 follars; the first gave 3 dollars, the second 5 dolars, 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 often 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 compar y; 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 company; 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 us often as B put in 3; A's money |