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86. What number added to the 43d part of 4429,

will make the sum 240 ?

Ans. 137. 87. Divide 1500 acres of land, giving B 72 more than A, and C 112 more than B.

4143 acres A's share, Ans. { 4863 B's 5983

C's 88. Three towns, A, B, and C, are so situated that B lies 80 miles south of A, and C 60 miles west of A-what is the distance between B and C?

Ans. 100 miles. 89. Bought 120 apples at 2 for a cent, and 120 more at 3 for a cent; and sold them altogether at for two centswhat did I gain or lose by the bargain? Ans. lost 4 cents.

90. Sixteen gallons of rum at $1 per gallon, are mixed with 4 gallons of water-what is the value of the mixture per gallon?

Ans. $.80. 91. The remainder of a division ‘sum is 649, the quotient 113, the divisor is the sum of both and 24 more-required the dividend.

Ans. 89467. 92. What number is that of which 9 is of it?

Ans. 13.5. 93. A person left 40s. to four poor widows, A, B, C, and D; to A he left }, to B \, to C }, and to D }, desiring the whole might be distributed accordingly-what is the proper share of each?

Ans. A's share 14s. 4 d., B's 10s. 6,8 d., C's 8s. 51d.,

and D's 75. d. 94. What difference is there between the interest of $350 for 8 years at 4 per cent. per annum, and the discount of the same sum at the same rate and for the same time?

Ans. $27.155 95. A market-woman having bought a quantity of apples, at the rate of 250 for a dollar, and sold one half of them at 2 for a cent, and the remaining half at 3 for a cent, finds she has gained 10 cents by the transaction-how many did she buy?

Ans. 600. 96. If 3 men can dig a ditch in 16 days, how long will it take 6 men ?

Ans. 8. 97. If a load of wood is 8 feet long, and 3 feet wide, how high must it be to contain 1 cord ?

Ans. 5} feet, or 5ft. 4in. 98. How many bricks, 8 inches long, 4 inches wide, and

24 thick, will build a wall in front of a garden, which is to be 240 feet long, 6 feet high, and 1 foot 6 inches wide ?

Ans. 51840 bricks. 99. How many tons of timber in two sticks, each 30 feet long, 20 inches wide, and 12 inches thick ? Ans. 2 tons.

100. How much will a marble slab cost that is 7 feet 4 inches long, and 1 foot 3 inches wide, at $1 per foot ?

Ans. $9.163 101. What is the difference between 100 square feet, and 100 feet square ?

Ans. 9900 feet. 102. "What number is that, which, being divided by 65, the quotient will be 42?

Ans. 2730. 103. What number is that from which, if you take of itself, the remainder will be 12 ?

Ans. 48. 104. Ilow many words of 5 letters each, may be made from an alphabet of 26 letters, supposing that a number of consonants may make a word ?

Ans. 7,893,600. 105. What is the number of cubic miles in the earth, supposing its diameter 7911 miles, and its circumference 24853?

Ans. 259,233,031,435 miles. 106. What is the length of an inclosure, whose area is 40 acres, and whose breadth is 50 rods? Ans. 128 rods.

107. If the floor of a square room contain 36 square yards, how many seet does it measure on each side?

Ans. 18 feet. 108. What is the true interest of $100 for 175 days, at 6 per cent.

Ans. $2.87337. 109. A farmer took a load of produce to market; he sold 780 lbs. of pork, at 6 cents per lb. ; 250 lbs. of cheese, at 8 cents per lb.; 154 lbs of butter, at 15 cents

per
lb. In

pay he received 60 lbs of sugar, at 10 cents per lb.; 15 gallons of molasses, at 42 cents per gallon ; a half barrel of mackerel, at $3.75; 4 bushels of salt, at $1.25 per bushel; and the balance in money : how much did he receive ? Ans. $68.85.

110. How many cubic feet in a box 4 feet long, 3.5 feet wide, and 2 feet 9 inches deep?

Ans. 38.5 feet. 111 Required the time of day at New Orleans, when it is 12 o'clock at Philadelphia ; the difference of longitude of the two places is 15 degrees.

Ans. 11 o'clock. 112. What is the divisor, when the dividend is 34320, reminder 66, and the quotient 346 ?

Ans. 99.

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