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

Note. First find how many he would have given it to, if he had given ¢ of a bushel to each.

4. In 3 are how many times ? How many times ?

5. If of a barrel of four will last a family one month, how long will 4 barrels last the same family? How long will 6 barrels last? How long will 10 barrels last?

6. How many times is contained in 4? How many times in 6 ? How many times in 10 ?

7. If of a bushel of wheat will last a family one week, how many weeks will 64 bushels last the same family? 8. How

many times is contained in 68? 9. There is a cistern having a pipe which will fill it in g of an hour ; how many times would the pipe fill the cistern in 3 hours ?

10. How many times is contained in 3? ?

11. How much cloth at 11 dollars (that is į dol. lars) a yard can be bought for 4 dollars ?

12. How many times is 1} or contained in 4 ?

13. A man distributed 84 bushels of wheat among some poor persons, giving 14 bushels to each; how many did he give it to ?

14. How many times is 14 contained in 84?

15. If a soldier is allowed 14 pounds (that is of a pound) of meat in a day, to how many soldiers would 63 pounds be allowed ?

16. How many times is 14 contained in 67 ? 17. If 13 tons of hay wiil keep a horse through the winter, how many horses will io tons keep?

18. How many times is 15 contained in 10*>

19. At 24 dollars a box, how many boxes of raj. sins can be bought for 10 dollars ?

20. How many times is 2contained in 10?

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21. At 13 dollars a pound, how many pounds of indigo can be bought for 93 dollars ?

22. How many times is 1} contained in 98 ?

23. At 16 dollars a barrel, how many barrels of raisins can be bought for 93 dollars ?

24. How many times is 14 contained in 93 ?

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

26. How many times is contained 8z?

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

28. How many times is contained in 73? 29. How many times is 31 contained in 73? 30. How many times is 5j contained in 17 ? 31. How many times is 4 contained in 93? 32. How many times is 3contained in 124?

B. 1. At th of a dollar a pound, how many pounds of meat can be bought for ļof a dollar?

Note. Change 1 to tenths.
2. How many times is it contained in 1?

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 is, reduce them to a common denominator.

many

times is { contained in 2? 5. If a pound of almonds cost of a dollar, how many pounds can be bought for of a dollar ?

Note. Reduce the fractions to a common denominator.

6. How many times is 4 contained in g?

7. If a piece of nankin costs of a dollar, how many pieces can be bought for 4 dollars ? that is, 2 dollars ?

8. How many times is f contained in 47?
9. If a bushel of barley cost of a dollar, how

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4. How

nds of

many bushels can be bought for ţ of a dollar ? How many for 15 dollars ?

10. How many times is contained in ? How many times in 15?

11. How many times is contained in ?
12. How many times is į contained in į?

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TABLES OF COINS, WEIGHTS, AND MEASURES.

Table 1.

FEDERAL MONEY.

Federal Money is the currency of the United States.

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Used in weighing Gold, Silver, and some Liquids.

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Table IV.- AVOIRDUPOIS WEIGHT.
Used in weighing Groceries, Hay, &c., and all the Metals,
except Gold and Silver. It is now the custom to allow 100
Ibs. for a hundred weight instead of 112 as formerly.

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Used in measuring Grains, Salt, Oysters, &o.

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make 1 quart,

1 peck, 1 bushel,

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markud ,

pk bu

marked min

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make 1 minute.

1 hour,

1 day, 64 I week,

1 month, 1 year,

2 pints quarte * pecks

Table VIII. - MEASURE OF TIME.

80 seconds (sec.)
60 minutes
24 hours
7 days
4 weeks
13 months, 1 day and 6 hours,

or 12 calendar months

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For convenience of reckoning, it is usual ir calen. dars to call the year 365 days for 3 successive years, and every fourth

year 366, (for in 4 years the six hours overplus amount to a day,) which is called bissextile or leap year. This day is added to Feb. ruary.

The common year is divided into twelve months, which are sometimes called calendar months, because they are the months used in calendars.

The names of the months, and the number of days in each, are as follows:

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1. In 2 pounds how many ounces?
2. In 8 yards how many quarters ?
3. In 3 quarters of a yard how many nails ?
4. % of a dollar is how many cents ?
5. How

many farthings is of a penny? 6. How many pence is of a shilling? 7. $ of a yard is how many quarters and nails ?

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