21. At 1$ dollars a pound, how many pounds of indigo can be bought for 9 dollars ? 22. How many times is 1. contained in 9%? 23. At 14 dollars a barrel, how many barrels of raisins can be bought for 99 dollars ? 24. How many times is 14 contained in 9? 25. At % of a dollar a piece, how many pieces of nankin can be bought for 82 dollars ? 26. How many tinies is { contained in 8%?. 27. At & of a dollar a pound, how many pounds of tea can be bought for 7 dollars ? 28. How many times is contaired in 73 ? 29. How many times is 34 contained in 7? 30. How many times is 53 contained in 17 ? 31. How many times is 4 contained in 9? 32. How many times is 3 contained in 127 B. 1. At th of a dollar a pound, how many pounds of meat can be bought for of a dollar ? . Note. Change i to tenths. 3. A man, having of a barrel of flour, distributed it among some poor persons, giving them of a barrel apiece; how many did he give it to ? Note. Change both fractions to twelfths ; that is, reduce them to a common denominator. 4. How many times is contained in ? 5. If a pound of almonds cost of a dollar, how many pounds can be bought for f of a dollar? Note. Reduce the fractions to a common denominator. 6. How many times is contained in ? 7. If a piece of nankin cost of a dollar, how many pieces can be bought for 4x dollars ? that is, 12 dollars ? 8. How many times is contained in ? 9. If a bushel of barley cost of a dollar, how many bushels can be bought for / of a dollar? How many for 15 dollars ? 10. How many times is contained in Z ? How many times in 18?.. 11. How many times is contained in ?? 12. How many times is ģ contained in ? TABLES OF COINS, WEIGHTS, AND MEASURES Table 1.- Federal Money. 1 dime. 1 dollar. 10 dollars 1 eagle. Table II.-- STERLING MONEY. make 4 farthings, q. 1 penny. Table III.— TROY WEIGHT. 24 grains, gr. make 1 pennyweight. 20 pennyweights “ 1 ounce. 12 ounces 66 1 pound. Table IV.-AVOIRDUPOIS Weight. 16 drams, dr. make 1 ounce. 16 ounces 1 1 pound. si quarter of a hun28 pounds I dred weight. 4 quarters make 1 hundred weight. cwt. 20 hundred weight " 1 ton. Table V.-Cloth MEASURE. 21 inches make 1 nail. 4 nails 1 quarter of a yard. 4 quarters 1 yard.. 3 quarters I ell Flemish. 5 quarters 1 ell English. 6 quarters 1 aune, or ell French. . Table VI.--WINE MEASURE. 4 gills make 1 pint. 2 pints 1 quart. 4 quarts 1 gallon. 314 gallons I barrel. 63 gallons I hogshead. 2 hogsheads 1 pipe. 2 pipes 1 tun. 2 pints make 1 quart. 8 quarts 1 peck. specks « i bushel. Table VIII.-MEASURE OF TIME. 60 seconds, sec. make 1 minute. 60 minutes 1 hour. 24 hours 1 day. 7 days 1 week. 4 weeks 1 month. 13 months 1 day and ) 6 hours, or 365 1 year. days and 8 hours) • For convenience of reckoning, it is usual in calendars to call the year 365 days for 3 successive years, and every fourth year 366, (for in 4 years the six hours' overplus amount to a day,) which is called bissextile or leap year. This day is added to February. The common year is divided into twelve months, which are sometimes called calendar months, because they are the months used in calendars. The names of the months, and the number of days in each, are as follows: Names. 3. March 9. September 11. November 30 31 Winter. Autumn. Summer. Spring. Winter. 12. December Miscellaneous Examples. 1. In 2 pounds how many ounces? 2. In 8 yards how many quarters ? 3. In 3 quarters of a yard how many nails ? 4. i of a dollar is how many cents ? 5. How many farthings is of a penny? 6. How many pence is & of a shilling? 7. f of a yard is how many quarters and nails? 8. In 3 £ how many shillings? 9. How much is 4 of a shilling? 10. How much is of a bushel of wheat? 11. How much would of a barrel of wine cost, at one dollar a gallon? 12. How much would d cwt. of sugar cost, at 8 cents a pound? 13. How much is of a day? 14. How much is of a day? . 15. How much is of a week? 16. How much is of an hour ? 17. How much would of a hogshead of wine cost, at 2 dollars a gallon ? 18. If a man spend 28 dollars in a month, what is that a week? How much a day? 19. If a man spend 16 dollars a week, what is that a day? 20. If a man buy 4 bushels of grain for 5 dollars, how much is that a bushel ? 21. If wine is 2 dollars a gallon, how much is that a pint ? 22. If you give 5 cents a gill for wine, what is that a pint? What is it a quart? What is it a gallon? 23. If wine is worth 20 cents a pint, what is that a gill? What is it a quart? What is it a gallon ? 24. If a yard of cloth is worth 7 dollars, what are 23 yards worth? 25. If a man earn 11 dollars a week, what is that a day? What for 3 days? What for 41 days? 26. If a man earn 2 dollars in a day, what will he earn in a week? 27. What is of a hogshead of wine? |