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200. Oral Problems.
1. A man earns $3 per day, and spends half he earns; how much does he save in 6 days ?
2. If 4 girls share equally 200 chestnuts, how many does each girl have ?
3. Frank had 16 marbles; he gave Fred half of them, and gave Tom one fourth of them; how many did he give Fred? How many did he give Tom? How many did he have left?
4. If 1 barrel of four weighs 196 pounds, what do 2 barrels weigh?
5. How many soldiers, each getting 1 a pound, will receive 196 pounds of flour?
6. If 4 bushels of corn cost $2.00, what is the cost of half a bushel ?
7. A man needs $5.00: he can earn $1.25 per day; in how many days can he earn the $5.00 ?
8. What number must be subtracted from 100 to leave 25 remainder ?
9. A man spent $104, and had $104 left; how much had he at first ?
10. If you add 25 to a number, the sum will be 100; what is the number?
11. If you multiply a number by 6, the product will be 48; what is the number?
12. If you subtract 16 from a number, the remainder will be 84; what is the number?
201. Written Problems.
1. Add one thousand seventy, ten thousand seven, and four hundred nine.
2. A farmer raised 39 bales of cotton averaging 496 pounds. Find the weight of all.
3. If it takes 3 lb. of seed-cotton to make 1 pound of lint, how much lint will 1350 lb. seed-cotton make ?
4. What is the sum of 19, 29, and 978 ?
5. A farmer raised 405 bu. oats on 9 acres, 136 bu. wheat on 8 acres, and 260 bu. corn on 10 acres; how many acres did he have in grain, and how many bushels of grain did he raise?
6. A square field requires 45 panels of fence to the side; how many rails will it take to fence the field, at 12 rails to the panel ?
7. A bridge 537 feet long is floored with planks half a foot wide; how many planks are in the floor?
8. A card of buttons has 6 in a row, and 24 rows how many buttons are on 12 such cards ?
9. There is an orchard of 1620 trees, 36 trees to the row; how many rows are there?
10. For 18 days a ship averaged 144 miles per day; how many miles did she sail in all ?
11. Four men shared equally 5 49-pound sacks of flour; what was each one's share ?
12. At 6 cents for 1 pound, how much sugar can be bought for 132 cents ?