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257. Written Problems.

1. From A to C the distance is 406 miles; from B to C the distance is 239 miles. What is the distance from A to B ?

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A- I 2. John must have 1000 pounds of cotton picked by Saturday night. By Friday night he has picked 836 pounds. How much must he pick on Saturday ?

3. A girl raised 127 chickens and sold 93 of them. How many were left ?

4.. Two bales of cotton weigh 1 000 pounds. One weighs 509 pounds. Find the weight of the other bale. . 5. On Thursday Lewis planted 103 rows of corn. In the forenoon he planted 59 rows; how many in the afternoon ?

6. Subtract one thousand nine hundred nine from two thousand.

7. A man paid $136 for a horse, and sold him for $155. How much did he gain ?

8. From one thousand, subtract each of the following numbers: (1) 301; (2) 907; (3) 896; (4) 263; (5) 759; (6) 917; (7) 49.

9. Find the greatest number of the following ten numbers, and from it subtract each of the smaller numbers: 49, 101, 816, 342, 271, 66, 89, 349, 701, 299.

10. At the end of the first year a merchant had gained $1 346; at the end of the second year he had gained $3 040; how much was his profit the second year ?

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261. Oral Problems.

1. Alice had 17 roses; she gave 3 to her teacher, and sent 5 to a sick friend; how many did she then have ?

2. A miner made $11 one week and $10 the next week; he spent all but $5; how much did he spend ?

3. A fisherman caught one morning 9 trout, and in the evening 7; he sold all but 4; how many did he sell ? 9+7–4=?

4. If 13 is subtracted from the sum of 9 and 12, what is the remainder ? 9+12-13= ?

5. To the sum of 6 and 7 add the difference between 25 and 31. 6+7+(31 – 25) = ?

6. Henry read 100 pages in his book in three days; Monday he read 42 pages, and Tuesday 28 pages; how many pages did he read the third day ?

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263. Written Problems.

1. In a field there are 42 acres, in a second 27 acres, and in a third 47 acres. How many more acres are in the first and second than in the third ?

2. A lady bought a bonnet for $6, and a belt for $1.50. How much change did she receive from a tendollar note?

3. A certain train ran 100 miles in three hours. The first hour it ran 35 miles, the second hour 27 miles, and how many miles in the third hour ?

4. Subtract one hundred nine from the sum of eighty-seven and thirty-three. (87+33) - 109= ?

5. Subtract the sum of eighty-one and forty-four from two hundred one. 201-(81+44)= ?

6. Three bales of cotton weigh 1 491 pounds. One weighs 487 pounds, another 509 pounds, and the third how much ?

7. A farmer had $181; he spent $36 for tools, paid a debt of $43, and had how much left ?

8. Three numbers added make 707 ; one of the numbers is 39, another 99; find the third number.

9. What number added to 196+203 makes the sum 1 000 ?

10. John bought a geography for 90 cents, a slate for 15 cents, and a dictionary for 50 cents. Find what he had left out of five dollars.

11. A man paid for two lots $360, and $270. He sold both together for $595. How much did he lose?

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