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8. I bought 1 bushel of berries for $14, and sold them at the rate of 2 quarts for 25%. How much was gained ?

9. State the relative value of each figure in .444. 10. At 163 $ each, how many dozen lemons can I buy for $2? $4? $51? 33¢?$11? $2; ?

11. If .374 of anything cost 15$, how much will .75 of it cost?

12. $ 163 is the sum of .3 and .031 of the cost of my watch. Find the cost.

13. What part of 4 bushels is 2 pecks ?
14. What per cent of 4 bushels is 2 pecks ?
15. What part of 150 bushels is 30 bushels ?
16. What per cent of 150 is 30 ?

17. If a merchant bought 150 bushels of apples, but found 30 bushels were unsalable, what per cent of the apples were bad? What per cent were good ?

LESSON 84

Add the following:

1. 3264.74

46.84 7031.05 6003.47

26.43 706.38 1549.721

6.331 92.84 729.64 76.363

2. 7469.03

72.643 764.36 7064.39 704.061 536.72

89.76 8031.45 732.84 627.62 1847.87}

3.
$ 96,430.42

7369.84

722.76 5062.46 70001.64

8.56 58.63 749.38 8617.72 64321.79 5682.373

Find the value of:
4. 8.56 x 50 9. 7.84 - 2.5 14. 8.5 = .163
5. 81 X.663 10. 48 :.33} 15. $ 8.65 + $.05
6. 2.8 x 54 11. 9.6 = 6.63 16. $ 865 : $.05
7. .42 x 1.44 12. 41 *.61 17. $.865 : $.05
8. 450 x 3.3} 13. 85 :.163 18. 161 X.161
Find the total cost :
19. 321 bu. of wheat at 871€ per bu.

25 gal. 3 qt. of molasses at 56¢ a gal.
820 eggs at 21¢ a dozen.
1 T. 250 lb. of hay at $ 16 a ton.
62 pr. stockings at 371¢ a pair.
16 lb. 8 oz. steak at 16¢ per pound.

94 lb. lard at 13$ per pound. 20. Find the value of 30 firkins of butter, each containing 56 pounds, at 21° ¢ per pound.

21. At 6¢ a quart, what will be the cost of 12 gal. 3 qt. 1 pt. of milk?

LESSON 85

1. How are common fractions expressed ?

2. What does the denominator of a fraction show? The numerator?

3. What is a proper fraction? Give examples.
4. What is an improper fraction? Give examples.
5. What is a pure decimal? Give examples.
6. What is a mixed decimal ? Give examples.

7. What distinction is sometimes made between a decimal fraction and a decimal ?

SUGGESTION. – Bo is a decimal fraction, and .5 is a decimal.

8. If 13 yd. of ribbon cost $.91, find the cost of 31 yd. 9. How many hundredths equal .3? .4?.6? .8 ? 10. At 5$ each how many pencils can I buy for .5 of a dollar? .8 of a dollar ?

11. If of a ton of hay is worth $12, how much is of a ton worth?

12. j of $27 equals 4. of what a suit of clothes cost. Find the cost of the suit.

13. What is the relation of 27 to 9? 32 to 8? 8 to 32 ?

14. If 9 men can do a piece of work in 123 days, how long will it take 27 men to do it?

15. $16 is .25 of what sum ? $ 16 is 25% of what sum?

16. 12 is .08 of what number? 12 is 8% of what number?

17. The area of a rectangle is 225 square feet, its length is 25 feet. What is its width ?

18. 21 is .333 of what number? $12 is 331% of the cost of a cow. Find the cost of the cow.

19. of 12 is of what number? of what number? 20. f of 16 is of what number? 40% of what number?

21. I bought tea at $1 a pound, and sold it at $ a pound. How much was gained on 10 pounds ?

22. If a boy earns $ 54 in 6 days, how much can he earn in 3 days ? 12 days?

23. After spending .4 of my money and .663 of the remainder I had $20 left. How much had I at first?

24. How much silk can I get for $8 at the rate of 3 yd. for $10?

BILLS

LESSON 86

1. What is a bill ? Define debtor. Define creditor. 2. When is a bill receipted ?

NOTE. — It is customary for the creditor to render an itemized bill, and if it is not paid, a second form of bill, called a Statement, is sent to the debtor. The Statement contains only the words, “ To Bill Rendered,” or “To Merchandise,” together with the amount.

The symbol @, read at, indicates the price of one of the articles named.

3. In the bill on the following page, name the purchaser. From whom were the goods purchased ?

4. Where were the goods purchased ? When ? When was the bill made out? When was the bill paid ?

5. Give the name of the person who receipted the bill for the company.

The following are a few of the abbreviations and symbols commonly used in bills and accounts.

at.
Dr.

debtor.
Acct., %
account. doz.

dozen. Amt. amount. lb..

pound. bal. balance. mdse..

merchandise. bbl. barrel. No., #

number. ¢

cents. payt. . payment. Co.

received. Cr. creditor. yd.

yard.

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(Form 1) 6.

NEW YORK, May 19, 1900. MR. THOMAS WRIGHT,

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1. Make out the following bill according to Form 1, supplying names and date: 16 yd. calico, at 8]¢; 74 yd. velvet, at $14; 21 doz. handkerchiefs, at $42; doz. pr. kid gloves, at $1.65 per pair; 87 yd. silk, at $1.75; 362 yd. muslin, at 96; 141 yd. cashmere, at $1.45; 2; yd. flannel, at 724; 12; yd. linen, at 8714.

2. Make out the following bill according to Form 1, supplying names and date: 52 yd. linen edging, at 20% ; 30 yd. sheeting, at 17$ ; 8 pr. woolen stockings, at 6214; 164 yd. calico, at 8$; 10 yd. gingham, at 1214; 3 pr. shoes, at $2.25; 2 brooms, at 35%.

GRAD. ARITH. V. -7

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