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? 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 L—Federal Money. 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 VI—Wine Measure. 1 gallon. 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. |