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176. Written Problems,

1. A cotton-picker earned Monday 8.75, Tuesday $.75, and Wednesday $.75; how much in the three days?

2. How much rent is paid in 12 months for a house that rents at $28 a month ?

3. Mary has $1.15, Lucy has $.85, and Ida has $1.05; how much do the three girls have ?

4. Frank had $12.75, and spent all but $3.90; how much did he spend ?

5. A farmer paid $1 359 for land at $9 per acre; how many acres did he buy?

6. A ranchman sold 39 head of cattle at $19 a head; how much did he get for all ?

7. Lewis bought half a dozen collars at 8.25 each, and a hat for $2.50; what did he pay for the collars and the hat?

8. Mr. Johnson's farm is worth $6 000; his stock and implements are worth $1 915; how much are all worth?

177. Oral Questions.

1. How much more is $1 than 50 cents? How many cents make a dollar ? How much more is $1 than $.75 ? How much more is $1 than $.25? 100 – 25 = ?

2. What is half of $1.50? What is a fourth of $3?

3. If 4 bushels of corn cost $2.00, what is the cost of 1 bushel ? of 2 bushels ? of 3 bushels ?

4. If 4 bushels of corn cost $2.00, what is the cost of half a bushel ?

5. A man needs $5.00: he can earn $1.25 per day; in how many days can he earn the $5.00 ?

6. But he has to spend $1.00 per day; how much can he save in a day?

7. If he can save $.25 per day, in how many days can he save $1.00? In how many can he save $5.00 ?

8. If 1 pound of coffee costs $.25, what will 12 pounds cost? What will 6 pounds cost? 3 pounds ?

2. If 10 pounds of coffee cost $2.50, what should 1 pound cost?

178. Written Exercises. — Topical.

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181. Oral Exercises.

1. A man has a square yard, 100 feet on each side ; how far all around ?

2. Another man has a yard that is 100 feet wide and 200 feet long; how far all around ?

3. A square 3 inches to the side is how many inches all around?

4. A plank 120 inches long and 8 inches wide is how many inches all around ?

5. A square field is 800 yards all around ; how long is one side? 3 sides ? 2 sides?

6. A room is 18 feet long and 20 feet wide; how many feet all around?

7. A square room is 88 feet all around; how long is each side?

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182. Oral Problems. — Miscellaneous.

1. Fred's father weighs 160 pounds; Fred weighs half as much ; how much does Fred weigh? How much do both weigh?

2. If there is in 1 newspaper one half of 16 pages, how many pages are in 9 such newspapers ?

3. Mary had 12 bananas; Lucy bought half as many, and paid 12 cents for them ; how much did she pay for each?

4. Mr. Brown bought 10 pounds of sugar, giving the dealer 5 cents per pound; how much did he pay? But the dealer said that the price was 51 cents per pound; Mr. Brown then paid the dealer 1 cent more on every pound; how much did he pay the second time? How much did he pay in all ?

5. A man bought 10 pounds of sugar at 51 cents per pound; how much did he pay? 10x5= ? 10 halves = ?

6. Three boys went fishing, and caught 36 perch; John caught half of them, Fred caught 8, and Harry caught all the others ; how many did Harry catch ?

7. A farmer had 40 acres in cotton; on half of it he made a bale to every 2 acres, and on the other half one fourth of a bale per acre ; how many bales did the 40 acres produce ?

8. Fred walked 2 hours at the rate of 27 miles per hour; how many miles did he walk ?

9. What must be paid for 4 pairs of shoes at $27 per pair ?

10. A horse trotted half an hour at the rate of 8 miles an hour, and walked half an hour at the rate of 4 miles an hour. How many miles did he go?

11. Mrs. Jones sold 4 ducks at $.50 each ; how many dollars did she get ? In 200 cents how many dollars ?

12. Mrs. Brown sold 8 chickens at $.25 each; how many dollars did she get? 8x25= ?

13. Lucy had 3 apples, which she divided equally between her 2 sisters; what did each get ?

14. Six boys spent $.25 each ; how much did all

spend ?

15. What will 6 dozen eggs cost at $.25 per dozen ?

16. John swam across the river and back; in all he swam 150 feet; how wide is the river? What is half of 150 ? 150 - 2=? 300-4=?

183. Written Problems. — Miscellaneous.

1. In one year a laborer worked 98 days on a cotton farm, 76 days getting cross-ties for a railroad, and 48 days clearing land. How many days did he work ?

2. A flat car has on it 37 bales of cotton, averaging 478 pounds to the bale ; what is the total weight?

3. A man bought a cow for $25; he paid 16 bushels of corn at $.50 per bushel, and the balance in money; how much cash did he pay?

4. A farmer sold 75 bushels of corn at 55 cents a bushel, and 62 bushels of wheat at 85 cents a bushel; how much did he get ?

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