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93. If 6 barrels of flour cost 38f dollars, wha^ would 10 barrels cost at that rate?

94. What is y of 38f?

B. 1. A man bought a piece of cloth for 42£ dollars, and was obliged to sell it for f of what it cost him; how much did he lose?

2. A man bought a quantity of flour for 53f dollars, and sold it for f of what it cost him; how much did he gain?

3. If 7 men can do a piece of work in 4| days, how long will it take 1 man to do it? How long will it take 3 men to do it?

4. If 4 men can do a piece of work in 9f days, how long would it take to do it, if 7 men were employed 1

5. There is a pole standing so that -| of it is in the water, and § as much in the mud; how much is in the mud 1

6. If a man can travel 13f miles in 3 hours, how many miles will he travel in 8 hours 7

7. If 5 horses will eat 26J loads of hay in a year, what will 8 horses eat in the same time?

8. If 4 cocks' will empty a cistern in 6f hours, how long will it take 7 cocks of the same size to empty it?

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SECTION XV.

A. 1. A Boy having 2 oranges wished to give £ of an orange apiece to his playmates; how many could he give them to? If he had given §• of an orange apiece, how many could he have given them to t

2. How many times £ are there in 21 How many times | are there in 21

3. A man having 3 bushels of corn distributed it among some poor persons, giving them J of a bushel each; to how many did he give it 1

Note. Find jirst how many he would have given it to, if he had given £ of a bushel to each.

4. In 3 are how many times £1 How many times £ 1

5. If | of a barrel of flour will last a family one month, how long will 4 barrels last the same family t How long will 6 barrels last 1 How long will 10 barrels last 1

6. How many times i3 § contained in 4 1 How many times in 0? How many timesjn 10?

7. Iff of a bushel of wheat will last a family one week, how many weeks will 6f bushels last the same family?

8. How many times is £ contained in 6| 1

9. There is a cistern having a cock which will fill it in § of an hour; how many times would the cock fill the cistern in 3| hours 1

10. How many times is § contained in 3| 1

11. How much cloth at 1£ dollars (that is f dollars) a yard can be bought for 4 dollars 1

12. How many times is \\ or f contained in 4?

13. A man distributed 8£ bushels of wheat among some poor persons, giving l£ bushels to each ; how many did he give it to 1

14. How many times is \\ contained in 8£?

15. If a soldier is allowed l£ pounds (that is £ of a pound) of meat in a day, to how many soldiers would 6| pounds be allowed?

16. How many times is l£ contained in 6| 1

17. If If tons of hay will keep a horse through the winter, how many horses will 10 tons keep?

18. How many times is If contained in 10?

19. At 2i dollars a box, how many boxes of raisins can be bought for 10 dollars?

20. How many times is 2^ contained in 10 1

21. At If dollars a pound, how many pounds of indigo can be bought for 9f dollars?

22. How many times is If contained in 9|?

23. At 1| dollars a barrel, how many barrels of raisins can be bought for 9^ dollars?

24. How many times is 1| contained in 9|?

25. At -J of a dollar apiece, how many pieces of nankin can be bought for 8f dollars?

26. How many times is f contained in 8f 1

27. At f of a dollar a pound, how many pounds of tea can be bought for 7§ dollars?

28. How majay times is £ contained in 7§?

29. How many times is 3£ contained in 7§?

30. How many times is 5£ contained in 17 1

31. How many times is 4| contained in 9| 1

32. How many times is 3^ contained in 12* 1

B. 1. At TVof a dollar a pound, how many pounds of meat can be bought for ^ of a dollar? Note. Change \ to tenths.

2. How many times is TV contained in £?

3. A man having £ of a barrel of flour distributed it among some poor persons, giving them } of a barrel apiece; how many did he give it to?

Note. Change both fractions to twelfths; that ?s, reduce them to a common denominator.

4. How many times is £ contained in f?

5. If a pound of almonds cost \ of a dollar, how many pounds can be bought for f of a dollar T

Note. Reduce the fractions to a common denominator.

6. How many times is | contained in f?

7. If a piece of nankin cost f of a dollar, how many pieces can be bought for 4f dollars 1 that is V dollars 1

8. How many times is § contained in 4f-?

9. If a bushel of barley cost J of a dollar, how

%any bushels can be bought for f of a dollar 1 How many for If dollars 7

10. How many times is f contained in J 1 How many times in If 1

11. How many times is ^ contained in f 1

12. How many times is $ contained in 11

TABLES OF COINS, WEIGHTS, AND MEASURES. Table LFederal Money.

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4 quarters make 1 hundred weight.

20 hundred weight" 1 ton.

* Table V.Cloth Measure.

2£ inches make 1 nail.

4 nails " 1 quarter of a yard.

4 quarters 44 1 yard.

3 quarters " 1 ell Flemish.

5 quarters " 1 ell English.

6 quarters " 1 aune Ot ell French.

Table VIWine Measure.

1 gallon.
1 barrel.
1 hogshead.
1 pipe.
1 tun.

Table VII.Dry Measure.

2 pints make 1 quart.

8 quarts" 1 peck.

4 pecks " 1 bushel.

Table VIII.Measure Of Time.

60 seconds sec.
60 minutes
24 hours
7 days
4 weeks
13 months 1 day and i
6 hours, or 365 >
days and 6' hours J

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