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 ? 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. 7369.84 722.76 5062.46 70001.64 8.56 58.63 749.38 8617.72 64321.79 5682.373 Find the value of: 25 gal. 3 qt. of molasses at 56¢ a gal. 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. 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. debtor. dozen. Amt. amount. lb.. pound. bal. balance. mdse.. merchandise. bbl. barrel. No., # number. ¢ cents. payt. . payment. Co. received. Cr. creditor. yd. yard. . . company. recd. . (Form 1) 6. NEW YORK, May 19, 1900. MR. THOMAS WRIGHT, 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 |