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3. The time at St. Louis is 1 hr. 4 min. 5645 sec. earlier than that of New York, whose longitude is 74° 1' 6". What is the longitude of St. Louis ?

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4. The time at Louisville is 5 hr. 16 min. 38 sec. earlier than that of Dublin, whose longitude is 6° 20' 30" west. What is the longitude of Louisville ?

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REM.

When it is 9 A.M. at New York it is 10 A.M. 15° east of New York and 15° west of New York the time is 8 A.M.

5. The difference in time of Washington and St. Petersburg is 7 hr. 9 min. 191 sec. What is the difference in longitude?

Ans. 107° 19' 483" = difference in longitude.

6. The longitude of Cincinnati is 84° 24' west. When it is 10 o'clock A.M. at Cincinnati, it is 22 min. 8 sec. past, 10 at Buffalo. What is the longitude of Buffalo?

Ans. Longitude of Buffalo 78° 52'.

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per bushel ?

per bushel ?

1. What is the cost of 40 bushels of wheat at $1.25

Ans. $50. 2. What is the cost of 110 bushels of wheat at $1.25

Ans. $137.50. 3. Sold at one time 57 bushels of wheat at $1.20 per bushel, at another 140 bushels at $1.25 per bushel, at a third sale 436 bushels at $1.30 per bushel ; what was the amount of sales ?

Ans. $810.20. 4. I paid $1236.43 on a debt of $2143.24 ; how much do I still owe?

Ans. $906.81. 5. Bought 237 acres 1 rod 20 perches of land, at $45.50 per acre ; what is the cost ?

237} A. = 237.375 A. Ans. $10800.567. 6. Purchased 450 acres of land for $15000 ; what was the price per acre?

Ans. $33. 7. John Jones bought of Peter Smith,

4 doz. handks. at 124 cts. each ($3),
60 yd. muslin at 81 cts. per yd.,
25 yd. drilling at 124 cts. per yd. (®),

424 yd. cloth, at $2.371 per yd. $23. What was the amount of goods ? Ans. $115.011. 8. 3 dollars per dozen is how much apiece ?

Ans. 25 cents.

9. 6 dollars per dozen is how much apiece ?

Ans. 50 cents. 10. 9 dollars per dozen is how much apiece?

Ans. 15 cents. 11. 371 cents each is how much per doz. ?

Ans. $4.50. 12. 621 cents each is how much per

doz. ?

Ans. $7.50. 13. 874 cents each is how much

per
doz. ?

Ans. $10.50. 14. Sold 5654 bushels of wheat for $636.184 ; what was the price per bushel ?

Ans. $1.12. 15. Paid. $150 for carpeting at $1.25 per yard ; how many yards were bought?

Ans. 120 yards. 16. If 4 lb. sugar cost $.37), what will 25 lb. cost?

Ans. $2.345. 17. A, B, and C bought 600 acres of land ; A is to have .3 of it, B .25, and C the balance; what is C's part, and how many acres does each get? Ans. C gets .45 = 270 A., A gets 180 A., and B 150 A.

18. Add the following: 5 T. 2 cwt. 30 lb. 12 oz. 10 dr., 8 T. 5 cwt. 63 lb. 8 oz. 9 dr., 15 T. 5 cwt. 75 lb. 5 oz. 6 dr., 12 T. 9cwt. 41 lb. 5 oz. 6 dr., 14 T. 6 cwt. 80 lb. 5 oz. 3 dr. Put cwt. and lb. together. Thus, T. lb.

dr.

The denomination of 5 230 12 10 lb. is the most important 8 563 8 9 in Avoirdupois Weight. 15 575 5 6 The oz. may be regarded 12 941 5 6 as a fraction, and then 14 680 5 3 2000 lb. = 1 Ton is all 55 991 5 2, Ans. that is necessary.

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19. From 8 T. 563 lb. 8 oz. 9 dr. take 5 T. 230 lb. 12 oz. 10 dr.

Ans. 3 T. 332 lb. 11 oz. 15 dr. 20. Reduce 5 lb. 8 oz. 12 pwt. 14 gr. to grains.

Ans. 32942 gr. 21. One lb. Troy is what part of a lb. Avoirdupois ?

Ans. 145 22. Reduce 1 mi. 2 fur. 8 rd. 3 yd. 2 ft. 8 in. to inclics.

Ans. 80924 in. 23. How many yards in 4 pieces of cloth, each containing 35 yd. 3 qr. ?

Ans. 143 yd. 24. What is the value of 5 T. 420 lb. coal, @ $94 pcr ton ?

Ans. $22.144 25. In 12 lb. 6 oz. 10 pwt. 12 gr., reduce the lower denominations to the fraction of a lb.

Ans. 12312 = 120, or 12.54375. 26. Reduce the lower denominations to the fraction of an acre in 30 A. 3 R. 12 P.

Ans. 30.825 A., or 3038 A. 27. What is the value of the land in Ex. 26, at $54.25

Ans. 1672.25625. 28. What part of a mile is 360 yd. ? Ans. A mi. 29. What part of a mile is 8 rd. 3 yd. 1 ft.?

Ans. 2740 mi. 30. What will 3250 lb. hay cost at $8 per ton ?

2868 T. = T. Ans. $13.

1 $ 31. How many tons in 8750 lb. ?

Ans. 4T. = 4.375 T. 32. What is the time between May 9th, 1858, and Sept. 11th, 1872 ?

Ans. 14 yr. 4 mo. 2 da. 33. What is the time between July 12th, 1863, and Jan. 1st, 1871 ?

Ans. 7 yr. 5 mo. 19 da.

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34. What is the time between Sept. 15th, 1875, and March 10th, 1878 ?

Ans. 2 yr. 5 mo. 25 da. 35. George was born April 12th, 1823, and died Jure 9th, 1879; what was his age ?

Ans. 56 yr. 1 mo. 27 da. 36. James was born August 14th, 1854 ; how old is he July 1st, 1875? Ans. 20 yr. 10 mo. 17 da.

37. How many days from March 15th to June 21st of the same year?

Ans. 98 days. 38. How many days from Jan. 12th to, April 10th of the same year ?

88 days when not leap year; Ans.

89 days when leap year.

REM.—When the time is long, that is, a year or more, we use 30 days for a month and 12 months for a year; but when the time is short, only a few months, we often require the exact number of days.

39. How much land in 4 lots; the first containing 5 A. 3 R. 20 P., the second 4 A. 2 R. 15 P., the third 7 A. 1 R. 5 P., and the fourth 12 A. 15 P.?

Ans. 29 A. 3 R. 15 P. 40. I have a lot of 15 A. 3 R. and 30 P., that I wish to divide into 4 lots of equal size; how much in each ?

Ans. 3 A. 3 R. 371 P. 41. A man having 1236 A. 3 R. 12 P. of land, sold three parcels; the first, 276 A. 1 R. 8 P. ; the second, 301 A. 2 R. ; the third, 205 A. 12 P.; and the fourth, 101 A. 1 P. ; how much remained unsold ?

Ans. 352 A. 3 R. 313 P.

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