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DIVISION 274. Oral Questions.

1. How many nickels can you get for a dime ?

2. How many 2-cent postage stamps can you buy with 10 cents.

3. What must 3 be multiplied by to make 9?
4. Subtract by twos from 20 to 0.

5. If apples cost 2 cents each, how many can you buy for 20 cents ?

6. There are 30 pupils, two by two, at double desks; how many double desks ?

7. Subtract by threes from 24 to 0.

8. There are 40 shoes, all in pairs ; how many pairs of shoes?

9. There are 40 shoes on horses, all full-shod; how many horses ?

10. How many nickels can you get for 50 cents ?

275. In Division we find how many times one num

ber is contained in another.
The number to be divided is called the Dividend.
The number to divide by is called the Divisor.
The result is called the Quotient.
The sign of Division is - .
It is read divided by.
10:5 is read “ Ten divided by five."

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2. George paid 20 cents for pencils at 5 cents apiece. How many pencils did he buy?

3. A miller put 86 bushels of meal into sacks. Each sack held two bushels. How many sacks ?

4. At 5 cents a quart for berries, how many quarts will five dollars pay for ?

5. A grocer sold 90 pounds of tomatoes in 3-pound cans. How many cans ?

6. A girl walks 3 miles every day. In how many days does she walk 60 miles ?

7. A man divided 60 cents equally among some boys, giving each boy 4 cents. How many boys ?

8. A class must read a story of 96 pages at the rate of 3 pages a day. How many days?

9. A' factory made in one week 800 wagon wheels. For how many wagons ?

10. There are 1 200 soldiers in tents, 4 men in a tent. How many tents ?

II. If the multiplier is 4 and the product is 1 600, what is the multiplicand ?

12. If the dividend is 1 800, and the divisor is 9, what is the quotient ?

13. There are 1 200 shingles in 6 bundles; how many shingles to the bundle ?

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21717. Oral Problems.

1. A boy had half a dollar, and found a dollar and a half. How much did he then have ?

2. A man had two dollars and a half and lost a dollar and a half; how much did he then have?

3. Mary is half as old as Kate, who is sixteen years old. How old is Mary?

4. Henry's weight is 96 pounds, which is twice Mary's weight. How much does Mary weigh?

5. If you cut an apple into two equal parts, how much of the apple is one part ?

6. If a cocoanut be divided equally among 4 boys, what part of the cocoanut does each boy get ?

7. How many quarter-dollars can you get for half a dollar?

8. A boy has a dollar and two half-dollars. How much money has he?

9. A girl has a dollar, a half-dollar, and a quarter-dollar. How much money has she? How many quarterdollars could she get for her money ?

10. How many quarters make a half ? How many quarters make a whole ?

11. How many quarters are a half and a quarter ?
12. How many are 1, 1, and 2?
13. Add 181 and 1. 194 +=? 201 + 1 =?

14. If you divide 4 of an apple into two equal parts what do you call each of the two parts ?

278. Written Problems.

1. A man had 78 acres in two fields of equal size. How many acres in each field ? 78=2= ?

2. A man had 94 dollars and spent half of his money. How much money did he spend ? 94 + 2 = ?

3. A girl had 20 apples and gave half of them away. How many did she give away?

20 ; 2=10
1 of 20 = 10
1 X 20= 10

20x =10 4. In one field there are 30 acres, and in an- 30 other 294 acres. How many acres are in the +29! two fields ?

5. In one field there are 30 acres and in another field there are 291 acres. How much larger is one than the other ? 30 – 291 = ?

6. The width of the river is 1 mile, and the lake is 100 times as wide as the river. How wide is the lake? 100 x {=?

7. A's farm contains 444 acres; B's farm is half as large as A's, and C's is half as large as B's. How many acres are in C's farm ?

8. A man weighs 160 pounds, and his son weighs one fourth as much. Find the son's weight.

9. Find the difference between 1000, and half of 1000.

10. 1 000 - 1 of 1 000 = ?

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279. Oral Problems.

1. If a pigeon flies 60 miles per hour, how far will it go in ten hours ?

2. How long will it take to go 60 miles at the rate of 5 miles an hour ?

3. If a package of envelopes is worth 5 cents, what are 12 such packages worth ?

4. What is the product of 12 and 11?

5. If a man works 8 hours a day, in how many days will he work 64 hours ?

6. If a dividend is 120 and the divisor is 12, what is the quotient?

7. Subtract by sixes from 72 to 0.

8. How long will it take to pick 24 quarts of berries at the rate of 6 quarts per hour ?

9. At 200 shingles to the bundle, how many shingles are in 5 bundles ?

10. There are 60 soldiers in groups of 4; how many groups ?

11. Forty-two dollars will pay for how many sheep at $8 per head? How much money will be left over ?

12. At 500 pounds to the bale, what is the weight of eight bales of cotton ?

13. A huckster sold 25 quarts of berries and gained 3 cents a quart; how much did he gain on all ?

14. A man hauled 4 loads of sand for $3. How much per load ?

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