rel, he could buy only is of that number, that is, 6 barrels, 25 and 26. Ans. 94. 31. 4} is %, and 9; is 44. Now } is contained in 48 48 times, and a is contained only at part as many times, consequently only 2 or 24. B. 1. į is foi consequently 5 pounds can be Dought for } of a dollar. 3. iis is, and ; is fg. If he had given only i'a apiece, he could have given it to 9 persons, but since he gave i he could give it to only 1 half as many, or 41 persons. 5. is , and is ui. If a pound had cost z' of a dollar, 14 pounds could be bought for li of a dollar, but since it costs, only į as many can be bought; that is, 4 pounds. 9. is 1, and is 4. If a bushel had cost at of a dollar, 65 bushels might have been bought, but since it cost is, only is part as much could be Sought ; that is, 41 bushels. 12. f is is, and j is it, it is contained in i 15 times, but Ře is contained only as many times ; that is, 3 times Miscellaneous Examples. 5. of a penny is of 4 farthings. Ans. 23 farthings. 6. of 12 pence. Ans. 10 pence. 7. of 4 quarters is 2 quarters and of a quarter; } of a quarter is į of 4 nails, which is 1 nails. Ans. 2 quarters, 1; nails. 13. of 24 hours is 15 hours. 14. of 24 hours is 14 hours and of an hour; 4 of 60 minutes is 24 minutes. Ans. 14 hours, 24 minutes. 28. There being 4 farthings in a penny, 1 farthing is part of a penny. 30. 3 farthings is of a penny. 31. 1 penny is į of a shilling, because there are 12 pence in a shilling. 34. 5 pence is of a shilling. 49. 2 farthings is ts, or 24 of a shilling. 5 farthings is ' of a shilling. 51. 1 penny is sto of 1 pound. 7 pence is to of 1£. 59. 3s. 5d. is 41 pence, which is alty of l. 75. I nail is ja ofa yard, 5 nails is of a yard. 39. 1 oz. is i' of 1 lb. 15 oz. is ii of 1 lb. 91. 1 lb. is 1 of 1 quarter. 9 lbs. is of i quarter. 100. At the end of 1 hour they would be 7 and In 7 hours, 7 times 71, which is 543 miles. 121. This is the principle of fellowship; 3 shillings were paid ; one paid }, the other . 122. One paid , the other $. 123. 20 dollars were paid in the whole, one paid , another o, and the third . 121. 3 and 4 and 5, are 12. The first put in ini the second the third is 129. 4 dollars for 2 months, is the same as 8 dollars for 1 month; 3 dollars for 3 months, is the same as 9 dollars for 1 month; and 2 dollars for 4 months, is the same as 8 dollars for 1 month. The question is the same as if A had put in 8 dollars, B 9 dollars, and C 8 dollars. A must have 45, B 15, and C, of 100 dollars. 131. A s money was in 4 times as long as C's. It is the same as if A had put in 8 dollars for tho miles apart. |