4. 12 is of what number? 5. 15 is šof what number? 6, 18 is & of what number? 7. 20 is & of what number? 8. 24 is of what number? 9. 28 is of what number? 10. 30 is jy of what number? 11. 3 is of what number? 12. 4 is of what number? 13. 5 is of what number? 14. 8 is of what number? 15. 9 is of what number? 16. 17 is of what number? 17. 25 is of what number? 18. 38 is of what number? 19. 43 is of what number? 20. 54 is yo of what number? Miscellaneous Examples. 1. A man sold 8 yards of cloth for 3$ dollars a Hard; what did it come to? A man sold a horse for 76 dollars, which was of what it cost him ; how much did it cost him? 3. A man sold f of a gallon of wine for 40 cents ; what was that a gallon ? 4. If it will take 17 yards of cloth to make a coat, how many yards will it take to make 7 coats ? 5. Il i horse consume 37 bushels of oats in 2 days, how much would 2 horses in 5 days ? 6.'li , when the days are 94 hours long, a man perform a journey in 10 days, in how many days would he perform it when the days are 12 hours long? 7. A man sold 8 yards of cloth for 7 dollars a yard, and received 8 firkins of butter at 68 dollars a firkin; how much was then due to him? 8. Tyro men are 38 miles apart, and are travel ling towards each other, one at the rate of 3 miles an hour, the other 2 miles; how much do they approach each other in an hour? How much in 2 hours ? In how many hours will they meet? At what distance from each place from which they set out ? SECTION XIII. A. 1. If you give f of an orange to one boy, and { to another, how much more do you give the first than the second ? 2. 1 of an orange is how many 4 of an orange ! 3. If you give 1 of an orange to one boy, and t to another, how many would you give away! How many would you have left ? 4. 1 and are how many 1? 5. A man gave to one labourer ¿ of a bushel of whrat, and to another; how many of a bushel did he give to both ? How many bushels ? 6. I and I are how many 1 ? How many times 1 ? 7. A man gave { of a barrel of flour to one man, and of a barrel to another; to which did he give the most? 8. 4 is how many ? 9. A man bought { of a bushel of wheat at one time, and of a bushel at another; at which time did he buy the most? 10. is how many ? 11. A man bought as of a yard of cloth at one time, and 4 of a yard at another; at which time did he buy the most ? 12. g are how many ? 13. A man wished to give of a bushel of wheat to one man, and f of a bushel to another; but he could not tell how to divide it. Another man, standing by, advised him to divide the whole bushel into șix equal parts first, and then take of them for one, and { of them for the other. How many parts did he give to each? How many to both ? How many had he left? 14. 1 is how many t? $ is how many ? 1 and are how many t? 15. A man, paying some money to his labourers, gave each man į of a dollar, and each boy & of a dollar; how much more did he give to a man than to a boy? 16. What is the difference between į and t? 17. If a man can earn $ of a dollar in a day, and a boy of a dollar, how much does the man earn more than the boy? 18. What is the difference between 4 and 1? 19. A boy, distributing some nuts among his panions, gave of a quart to one, and j of a quart to another; how much more did he give to one than to the other? Note. Change them to sixths. 21. A man, having two bushels of grain to distribute among his labourers, wished to give of a bushel to one, and of a bushel to another, and the rest to a third; but was at a loss to tell how to divide it; at last he concluded to divide each bushel into six equal parts, or sixths, and then to distribute those parts. How many sixths did he give to each? 22. is how many ? 23. A man had a horse, and a cow, and a sheep. The horse would eat of a load of hay in the winter, the cow 1, and the sheep t. How many of a load would each eat? How many # would they all ent? How many loads ? com 24. A boy, having a quart of 'nüts, wished to 'divide them so as to give one companion , annther 1, and a third f of them; but, in order to make a proper division, he first divided the whole into cight equal parts, and then he was able to divide them as he wished. How many eighths did be give to each ? How many eighths had he left for himself? 25. 1 is how many f? 4 is how many $? } and and į are how many $? 26. A man gave of a barrel of flour to one man, and of a barrel to another; to which did he give the most? How much? 27. Which is the largest, for $? How much the largest ? 28. A boy, having a pound of almonds, said he intended to give of them to his sister, and 1 to his brother, and the rest to his mamma. His mamma, smiling, said she did not think he could divide them so. 0 yes said he; I will first divide them into twelve equal parts, and then I can divide them well enough. Pray how many twelfths did he give to each? 29. f is how many ? is how many ? $ and I are how many ? 30. Mr. Goodman, having a pound of raisins, said he would give Sarah }, and Mary }, and James of them; and he told Charles he should have the rest, if he could tell how to divide them. Well, said Charles, I would first divide the whole into twelve equal parts, and then I could take , and 4, and t of them. How many twelfths would each have? 31. 1 and 1 and 1 are how many ty? 32. George bought a pine-apple, and said he would give of it to his papa, and g to his mamma, and 1 to his brother James, if he could divicie it. James took it, and cut it into twentycequal piecht! I can, |