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Kate. Sugar is 8 cents a pound. I will give you
pounds for 40 cents. Do you want some potatoes?
Frank. Yes, how much are they?
Kate. They are 20 cents a peck.
Frank. That is too much.
Kate. Well, I will let you have them for 15 cents a
Frank. You may send me half a bushel.
6 oranges will cost 3 oranges will cost 15 oranges will cost
FRANK. How nice it is that spring has come.
we can make our garden.
Kate. Yes, I shall make a pansy bed 1 foot long
and 1 foot wide.
Frank. Then it will be square and will contain 1
square foot. I shall make this bed 1 foot wide but 3 feet long. It will contain square feet.
Kate. Oh, no; make it 3 feet wide. Then it will
be square and will contain
Frank. Three feet are 1 yard. It will be 1 yard
long and 1 yard wide and contain 1 square yard. In 1 square yard there are
KATE. Let us make another bed by the hedge.
Make it 6 feet long and 3 feet wide. It will contain
Frank. It will contain
Kate. If we could make a bed 9 feet long and 4 feet
wide, it would contain
Frank. That would be
Kate. Suppose we make one 8 feet long and 5 feet
wide. It will contain
Frank. Let us spade all the space on this side of
the walk and then divide it into small beds.
Draw a square yard on the floor.
How many square feet in a square yard?
Draw an oblong 9 feet long and 3 feet wide. Divide it into square feet.