14. When 18 pwt. of silver are worth $1.26, what is the value of 3 lb. 9 oz. 17 pwt. 8 gr. of silver ? 15. How many cubic inches in a quart, dry measure ? 16. How many cubic inches in a quart, liquid measure ? 17. Which is the heavier, a pound of silver or a pound of butter? An ounce of silver or an ounce of butter ? 18. From 35 lb. 1 pwt. take 33 lb. 5 oz. 9 pwt. 7 gr. 19. Change 184896 oz. to tons. 20. Find the cost of 281 cwt. of hay at $ 16 a ton. LESSON 101 1. For what is Apothecaries' Weight used ? 7. If a family use 6 pints of water a day, how long will a 71 gallon can last them ? 8. What are the denominations in Time Measure ? Years divisible by 4, except centennial years, are leap *years; and centennial years divisible by 400 are also leap years. 10. Which are leap years ? 1881 ? 1889 ? 1890 ? 1892 ? 1900 ? 1960 ? 1872 ? 1872 ? 2000 ? 11. Find the sum of 73 63 17 15 gr., 4 lb. 83 63 23 16 gr., 4 lb. 73 43 16 gr. 12. Divide 38 wk. 5 da. 18 hr. 21 min. 46 sec. by 7. 13. A note dated April 10, 1894, was paid Jan. 3, 1900. Find the time the note was on interest. OPERATION mo. da. 3 When the period is long the method of compound yr. subtraction is generally employed to find the time. 1900 1 30 days are considered a month. 1894 4 10 5 8 23 14. General Robert E. Lee was born Jan. 19, 1807. What was his age when the battle of Gettysburg was fought, July 1, 1863 ? 15. Benjamin Franklin was born Jan. 17, 1706, and died April 17, 1790. Find his age. 16. Find the number of days from June 8, 1899, to Jan. 5, 1900. SUGGESTION. — There are 22 days remaining in June; in July there are 31 ; in Aug. 31; Sept. 30; Oct. 31; Nov. 30; Dec. 31; and in Jan. 5. 17. Find the number of days from Oct. 30, 1899, to April 20, 1900. LESSON 102 How many 1. A miner worked full time in May, the first day of May being Friday, and half time in June. days did he work in both months ? 2. A note dated June 8, 1899, was paid 9 mo. 3 da. after date. Find the date of payment. 3. Find the rent of a house for 1 yr. 7 mo. at $15 a month. 4. Change 11 oz. 7 pwt. 23 gr. to grains. 7. How much are 30 gross of buttons worth at 4¢ a dozen ? 8. A dealer sold 2 bundles of paper at j$ a sheet. How much did he receive for it? 9! A druggist sold 83 of quinine at the rate of 30 gr. for 104. How much did he receive for it? - 10. 373% of a hundredweight equals how many ounces? 11. Multiply 2 wk. 3 da. 7 hr. 35 min. 40 sec. by 5. 12. If 3 pk. of onions cost $ }, how much will 24 bu. cost? 13. Change to seconds and add: min., 13 min., į min., 2 min., 3.3 min., 4.33} min. 14. A merchant bought 10 gross of buttons at $1.50 a gross, and retailed them at 15¢ a do . How much did he gain? 15. How many ounces are there in 18 cwt. 46 lb. 9 oz.? 16. Change 8964 oz. to higher terms, avoirdupois weight. 17. How much will 663% of a ream of paper cost at { ¢ a sheet? 18. How many pounds are there in 25% of į of a ton? 19. Three loads of coal weighed 4 T. 3 cwt. 65 lb. The first weighed 1 T. 4 cwt. 85 lb. The second weighed 1 T. 9 cwt. 90 lb. How much did the third load weigh? LESSON 103 1. Change to quarts and add : jpk., pk., 2; pk., i pk., 3.373 pk. 2. Find the value of 1635 lb. of wheat at 96 ¢ a bushel, allowing 60 lb. to the bushel. 3. If 3 gal. 2 qt. 1 pt. of cider are taken from a keg of cider containing 5 gal., how much is left in the keg? 4. How many bushels and pecks are there in 2895 lb. of beans, allowing 60 lb. to the bushel ? 5. How far will a train travel in 4z hr. at the rate of 15 mi. in 45 min.? 6. If a clock gains 2 min. 18 sec. each day, how much will it gain in a week? 7. How much will .621 of 2 reams of paper cost at $.005 a sheet? 8. How many days are there in 38,694 hr.? 9. Change 6 bales 2 bundles 11 quires 16 sheets to sheets. 10. When 18 pwt. of silver are worth $1.26, what is the value of 9 oz. 17 pwt.? 11. A man was born Feb. 7, 1849, and died May 16, 1899. How old was he when he died ? 12. Change to feet and add : 4 yd., 1; yd., 12 yd., ğ yd., Žyd. 13. How many ounces, pennyweights, and grains in 64,723 gr.? 14. Find the number of days from May 30, 1900, to July 4. 15. Change to feet and add : rd., & rd., įrd., 1.5 rd., .623 rd. 16. Find the cost of 18 cwt. 36 lb. of beef, at 111€ per 1b. 17. Change to hours and add: da., .7 da., da., 3.4 da., .871 da. 18. Puckey Bros. bought 25 gross of Spencerian pens for $18, and retailed them 3 pens for 5%. How much did they gain ? LESSON 104 English Money, sometimes called sterling money, is the legal currency of Great Britain. The unit is the pound sterling, and it is worth about $4.86. There is no coin known as the pound sterling. It is represented by a gold coin called a sovereign. 1. Recite the table of English money. 11. Name the gold coins of U.S. money, the silver coins, the nickel, the bronze. 12. $12 is what per cent of $100 ? $12 is what per cent of * 24 ? 13. Change to farthings: £3 128. 4d., £ 8 78. 3 d., £18 14s. 71d., £ 9 168. 6.5d. 14. Change to higher denominations: 43,657 far., 42,586d., 36,497 far., 37,945d. 15. How much of U.S. money is a shilling worth? 3 shillings? 16. How much of U.S. currency is a penny worth ? 17. What is the value of £3 108. in U.S. money? 18. How much is a dozen worth when 50¢ is paid for a score ? |