5. If i third of a yard of cloth cost 2 dollars, what is that a yard? 6. 2 is 1 third of what number? 7. If i third of a yard of cloth cost 3 dollars, what is that a yard? 8. 3 is 1 third of what number? 9. If i fourth of a firkin of butter cost 3 dollars, what is that a firkin? 10. 3 is 1 fourth of what number? 11. A man bought i third of a bushel of wheat for 4 shillings, what would a bushel cost at that rate ? 12. 4 is 1 third of what number? 13. If a man can ride 2 miles in 1 fifth of an hour, how far can be ride in an hour ? 14. 2 is 1 fifth of what number? 15. A man, being asked the age of his eldest son, answered that his youngest son, who was 3 years old, was just 1 fifth of the age of his eldest son; how old was the eldest son ? 16. 3 is 1 fifth of what number? 17. A man bought 1 sixth part of a hundred weight of sugar for 2 dollars, what would a hundred weight cost at the same rate ? 18. 2 is 1 sixth of what number? 19. Bought 1 fifth of a pound of starch for 5 cents, what was that a pound? 20. 5 is 1 fifth of what number? 21. Bought 1 fourth of a pound of aquafortis for 6 cents, what was that a pound? 22. 6 is 1 fourth of what number? 23. Bought 1 seventh of a hundred weight of cocoa for 4 dollars, what would i hundred weight cost at the same rate ? 24. 4 is 1 seventh of what number?. 27. 4 is 1 eighth of what number? B. 1. A man bought some linen and some cotton cloth; for the linen he gave 4 shillings a yard, which was twice as much as he gave for the cotton ; what did he give for a yard of the cotton ? 2. 4 is 2 times what number? 3. If 2 thirds of a yard of cloth cost 6 dollars, what would i third cost? 4. 6 is 2 times what number? 5. If 3 fourths of a barrel of flour cost 6 dollars, what will one fourth of a barrel cost? 6. 6 is three times what number? 7. If 2 fifths of a pound of chocolate cost 8 cents, what would 1 fifth of a pound cost ? 8. 8 is 2 times what number? 9. If 3 fifths of a pound of candles cost 9 cents, what will 1 fifth of a pound cost ? 10. 9 is 3 times what number? 11. If 2 sevenths of a pound of spermaceti candles cost 10 cents, what will 1 seventh of a pound cost ? 12. 10 is 2 times what number? 13. If 5 eighths of a pound of cotton cost 10 ceuts, what will 1 eighth cost ? 14. 10 is five times what number? 15. If 2 thirds of a yard of cloth cost 4 dollars, what will one third cost? If one third of a yard cost 2 dollars, what will a yard cost ?* 16. If 4 is 2 thirds of some number, what is 1 third of the same number? 2 is 1 third of what number?*Then 4 is two thirds of what? 17. If 2 thirds of a barrel of flour cost 6 dollars, what will i third of a barrel cost ? If i third of a barrel cost 3 dollars, what will a barrel cost?* 18. If 6 is 2 thirds of some number, what is 1 third of the same number?-3 is one third of what number? - Then 6 is 2 thirds of what? 19. If 3 fourths of a bushel of wheat cost 6 shillings, what will i fourth of a bushel cost ? If i fourth of a bushel cost 2 shillings, what will a bushel cost ? 20. If 6 is 3 fourths of some number, what is 1 fourth of the same number?-2 is 1 fourth of what number?_Then 6 is 3 fourths of what ? 21. If 2 fifths of a gallon of wine cost 4 shillings, what will 1 fifth of a gallon cost? If one fifth of a gallon cost 2 shillings, what will a gallon cost ? 22. If 4 is two fifths of some number, what is 1 fifth of the same number?-2 is 1 fifth of what number? -Then 4 is 2 fifths of what ? 23. If 3 sevenths of a pound of tobacco cost 6 cents, what will 1 seventh of a pound cost? If i seventh of a pound cost 2 cents, what will a pound cost? 24. If 6 is 3 sevenths of some number, what is 1 seventh of the same number 1-2 is 1 seventh of what number?_Then 6 is 3 sevenths of what ? 25 If 2 sevenths of a barrel of fish cost 4 dollars, what will i seventh of a barrel cost? What will a barrel cost? 26. 4 is 2 sevenths of what number? 27. If 3 eighths of a pound of chocolate cost 6 * See this Sect. Art. A. cents, what will 1 eighth of a pound cost? What will a pound cost ? 28. 6 is 3 eighths of what number? 29. If eight cents will buy 2 fifths of a pound of aqua fortis, how many cents will buy a pound? 30. 8 is 2 fifths of what number? 31. A man bought 3 fourths of a hundred weight of yellow ochre for 9 dollars; what was that a hundred weight? 32. 9 is three fourths of what number? C. 1. If 5 eighths of a cask of claret wine cost 15 dollars, what is that a cask ? How much cider, at 4 dollars i barrel, would it take to pay for a cask of the wine? 2. 15 is five eighths of how many times 4 ? 3. If 2 thirds of a pound of coffee cost 18 cents, how much would a pound cost? How many oranges, at 5 cents apiece, might be bought for a pound ? 4. 18 is 2 thirds of how many times 5 ? 5. A man bought 4 sevenths of a hundred weight of sugar for 20 shillings; how many dollars would a hundred weight come to at the same rate ? 6. 20 is 4 sevenths of how many times 6 ? 7. A man sold a cow for 21 dollars, which was only seven tenths of what she cost him; how much did she cost him? When he bought her, he paid for her with cloth at 8 dollars a yard; how many yards of cloth did he give? 8. 21 is a tenths of how many times 8? 9. A man, being asked the age of his youngest son, answered, that the age of his eldest son was 24 years, which was 3 fifths of his own age; and that his own age was 10 times as much as that of his youngest son ; what was his age ? and what was the age of his youngest son? 10. 24 is 3 fifths of how many times 10 ? D. 1. A boy gave away 4 cents, which was ] third of all he had; how many had he at first ? 2. A boy gave 5 apples to one of his companions, |