This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1861 edition. Excerpt: ...is contained in $2A 8 times. Therefore, at $J a yard, 8 yards of silk can be bought for $6. 2. If a boy can earn $ a day, how long will it 'take him to earn $5? 3. How long will it take a man to spend $10 for cigars, if he spend fi J a day? 4. When potatoes are $ per bushel, how many bushels can be bought for $8? 5. At $1 a pair, how many pairs of shoes can be bought for $7? 6. How much butter can be bought for $3, at $J a pound? 7. How many times is A contained in 4? in 7? in 8? 8. If the cars run of a mile a minute, how long will they be in running 25 miles? 9. If a horse eat f of a bushel of oats a day, how long will 9 bushels last him? 10. If a man walk of a mile in 4 of an hour, how long will it take him to walk 12 miles? 11. How many bushels of oats, worth $ a bushel, will pay for-§ of a barrel of flour, worth $9 a barrel? 12. A farmer sold a grocer 1 ton of hay for $12, and received the amount in sugar at $ a pound, £ in money, and the remainder in molasses at $f a gallon; how many pounds of sugar, and how many gallons of molasses, did he receive? 13. If £ of a barrel of trout cost $12, what will 1 barrel cost? 14. If £ of a ton of hay cost $7, what will 1 ton cost? 15. When potatoes are.worth $. a bushel, and corn $ a bushel, how many bushels of potatoes are equal in value to 16 bushels of corn? 16. How many yards of ribbon, at of a shilling a yard, can be bought for 7 shillings? 17. If 1 man consume of a pound of meat in a day, how many men would 6 pounds supply? 18. If of a hogshead of molasses cost $36, what will one hogshead cost? 19. If of an acre of land sell for $21, what will an acre sell for at the same rate? 20. How many pounds of tea, worth a pound, must be given for 9 bushels of apples, worth $ $ a bushel?...

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