[Let the answers be given in dollars and cents or in shillings. i dollar is 100 cents.] 7. If 5 bushels of corn cost 7 dollars, what is that a bushel ? 8. If a man receive 8 dollars for 6 days' work, what is that per day? 9. If 3 bushels of wheat cost 8 dollars, what will 2 bushels cost? 10. A man had 30 dollars, and gave away 3 sevenths of it; how much did he give away? 11. If 4 yards of cloth cost 10 dollars, what will 3 yards cost? 12. If 3 barrels of cider cost 8 dollars, what will 10 barrels cost? 13. If 7 pounds of flour cost 40 cents, what will 10 pounds cost? 14. If 4 firkins of butter cost 26 dollars, what will 7 firkins cost ? 15. If 3 men can do a piece of work in 7 days, how long will it take 1 man to do it? How long would it take 4 men ? 16. If 2 cocks will empty a cistern in 3 hours, in how long a time would i empty it? In how long a time would 7 cocks empty it? SECTION XI. A. 1. Bought 1 half of a yard of cloth for 1 dollar and 1 half; what was that a yard? 2. 1 and 1 half is the half of what number?* 3. If 1 third of a yard of cloth cost 1 dollar and 8 fourths of a dollar, how much does a yard cost?. * See Sect. yl. Art. A., and Sect. IX. Art. B. . 4. 2 and 3 fourths is third of what number? 5. If i half of a barrel of beer cost 2 dollars and 1 fourth of a dollar, how much will a barrel cost? €. 2 and 3 fourths is one half of what number? 7. If 1 fourth of a box of lemons cost 3 dollars and 2 thirds of a dollar, what will a box cost ? 8. 2 and 2 thirds is 1 fourth of what number? 9. 3 and I half is 1 fourth of what number? 10. If i third of a barrel of pork cost 4 dollars and 1 third of a dollar, what will i barrel cost? 11. 4 and 2 thirds is 1 third of what number? 12. If 1 sixth of a barrel of fish cost 2 dollars and 1 fifth of a dollar, what will a barrel cost ? 13. 3 and 2 fifths is 1 sixth of what number? 14. If 1 fifth of a barrel of salmon cost 3 dollars and 2 sevenths of a dollar, what is that a barrel ? 15. 4 and 3 sevenths is 1 fifth of what number? 16. If a man can travel 4 miles and 3 sevenths of a mile in 1 ninth of a day, how far will he travel in a whole day? 17. 5 and 3 sevenths is 1 ninth of what number? 18. 2 and 4 fifths is 1 seventh of what number? 19. 6 and 3 eighths is 1 eighth of what number? 20. 7 and 5 sixths is 1 third of what number? 21. 8 and 3 sevenths is 1 fourth of what number? 22. 5 and 3 tenths is 1 seventh of what number? 23. 8 and 5 ninths is 1 fifth of what number? 24. 9 and 4 fifths is 1 eighth of what number? 25. 6 and 4 tenths is 1 tenth of what number? 26. 7 and 4 ninths is 1 fifth of what number? 27. 8 and my tenths is 1 seventh of what number? B. 1. If 2 thirds of a barrel of beef cost 3 dollars, what does 1 third of a barrel cost? 2. 3 is 2 times what number ?* * See Seot. VI. Art. B. Ans. 3 is 2 times the half of 3 ; but 1 half of 3 is 3 halves, or 1 and 1 half;* therefore 3 is 2 times 1 and 1 half. 3. If 3 fifths of a yard of cloth cost 4 dollars, what will 1 fifth of a yard cost ? 4. 5 is 3 times what number? 5. If 3 sevenths of a barrel of pork cost 2 dollars, what will 1 seventh of a barrel cost? 6. 2 is 3 times what number? 7. If 4 thirds of a bunch of shingles cost 5 dollars, what does 1 third of a bunch cost ? 8. 7 is 4 times what number? 10. A man bought 4 ninths of a barrel of flour for three dollars; what would be the price of 1 ninth of a barrel at the same rate ? 11. 5 is 4 times what number? 12. A man bought 5 eighths of a hundred weight of sugar for 6 dollars; what would 1 eighth of a hundred weight cost at the same rate ? 13. is 5 times what number? 14. 3 is 5 times what number? 15. 8 is 5 times what number? 16. 9 is 4 times what number? 17. 11 is 6 times what number? 18. 13 is 7 times what number? 19. 14 is 8 times what number? 20. 17 is 5 times what number? 21. 18 is 8 times what number? 22. 17 is 9 times what number? 23. 15 is 10 times what number? 24. 20 is 9 times what number? 25. 22 is 10 times what number? 26. 24 is 17 times what number? 27. If 2 thirds of a barrel of beef cost 3 dollars, See Sect. X., Art. A.. what will i third of a barrel cost? What will the whole barrel cost ? 28. *If 5 is 2 thirds of some number, what is I third of the same number ? 2 and i half is 1 third of what number? Then 5 is two thirds of what number: 29. If 3 fourths of a barrel of flour cost 5 dollars, what will 1 fourth of a barrel cost? What will the whole barrel cost? 30. If 8 is 3 fourths of some number, what is 1 fourth of the same number? 2 and 2 thirds is 1 fourth of what number? Then 8 is 3 fourths of what number 31. A man bought 2 sevenths of a barrel of oil for 5 dollars ; how much will 1 seventh cost at the same rate ? how much would a barrel cost ? 32. If 9 is 2 sevenths of some number, what is 1 seve enth of the same number? 4 and i half is 1 seventh of what number? Then 9 is 2 sevenths of what number? 33. Bought 5 eighths of a chaldron of coal for y dollars; what is the price of 1 eighth, at the same rate ? What is the price of the whole chaldron ? 34. If 12 is 5 eighths of some number, what is 1 eighth of the same number? 2 and 2 fifths is 1 eighth of what number? Then 12 is 5 eighths of what number? 35. If a man can do 7 ninths of a piece of work in 4 days, how long would it take him to do 1 ninth of it? how long would it take him to do the whole? 36. If 3 is 7 ninths of some number, what is 1 ninth of the same number? 3 sevenths is 1 ninth of what number? Then 3 is » ninths of what number? 37. If 3 fifths of a chaldron of coal cost 8 dollars, what is the whole chaldron worth ? 38. 7 is 3 fifths of what number? 39. A man bought 6 sevenths of a cask of raisins for 5 dollars; what was the whole cask worth? 40. 8 is 6 sevenths of what number? Son Sect 1. Art B.. Exame in and following. 41. A man had 4 sixths of a week's board for 3 dollars ; how much is that for a whole week ? 42. 3 is 5 sixths of what number? 43. 9 is 5 eighths of what number? 44. 10 is 7 thirds of what number? 45. 11 is 6 fifths of what number? 46. 12 is 7 fifths of what number? 47. 15 is 2 sevenths of what numoci ? 48. 17 is 3 tenths of what number? 49. A man bought 5 eighths of a cask of wine for 19 dollars; what would the whole cask cost? 50. 19 is 3 eighths of what number? 51. 21 is 4 fifths of what number? 52. Bought 5 ninths of a ton of logwood for 23 dollars; what would a ton cost at that rate? 53. 23 is 7 ninths of what number? 54. 21 is 3 tenths of what number? 55. 29 is 4 sevenths of what number? 56. 31 is 5 eighths of what number? 57. 33 is 6 sevenths of what number? 58. 38 is 4 ninths of what number? 59. A man bought 1 barrel and 1 seventh of a barrel of wine for 41 dollars; what was that a barrel ? Note. 1 barrel and 1 seventh of a barrel is the same as 8 sevenths of a barrel. If 8 sevenths of a barrel cost 41 dollars, what does a barrel cost ? 60. 35 is 8 sevenths of what number? 61. A man bought 1 ton and 4 fifths of a ton (that is, 9 fifths of a ton) of fustic for 43 dollars; what was that a ton ? 62. 52 is 9 fifths of what number? 63. Bought 1 ton and 2 sevenths of a ton of logwood for 48 dollars; what was that a ton ? 64. 67 is 9 sevenths of what number? |