## Sight Arithmetic |

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What is one fifth of the result ? 36. Count from 1 to 97 inclusive , by fours . Count

from 96 down by sixes . 37. When 12

pay for half a dozen

...

What is one fifth of the result ? 36. Count from 1 to 97 inclusive , by fours . Count

from 96 down by sixes . 37. When 12

**pairs**of gloves cost $ 24 , how much must Ipay for half a dozen

**pairs**? 38. If a boy earns $ 5 a week , how many weeks must...

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A lady bought 12 yards of silk , at $ 2 a yard , a bonnet for $ 9 , a

$ 8 , and spent the balance of the $ 50 which she had for trimmings for the silk

dress . What did she pay for the . trimmings of the dress ? 4. From 75 take the

sum ...

A lady bought 12 yards of silk , at $ 2 a yard , a bonnet for $ 9 , a

**pair**of boots for$ 8 , and spent the balance of the $ 50 which she had for trimmings for the silk

dress . What did she pay for the . trimmings of the dress ? 4. From 75 take the

sum ...

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At 6 dollars a

quarts in half a bushel ? 20. Herbert and Roy start from the school - house and

ride due East , Herbert at the rate of 8 miles an hour , and Roy at the rate of 6

miles .

At 6 dollars a

**pair**, what is the price of a dozen**pairs**of boots ? 19. How manyquarts in half a bushel ? 20. Herbert and Roy start from the school - house and

ride due East , Herbert at the rate of 8 miles an hour , and Roy at the rate of 6

miles .

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... 2.50 , a

6.00 . What did he pay for all ? 10. What cost 120 oranges at 2 cents apiece ? 34

SIGHT ARITHMETIC .

... 2.50 , a

**pair**of gloves for $ 1.25 , a necktie for $ 0.25 , and a**pair**of shoes for $6.00 . What did he pay for all ? 10. What cost 120 oranges at 2 cents apiece ? 34

SIGHT ARITHMETIC .

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8. A man bought 12 pounds of figs at $ 0.12 a pound and sold them at $ 0.20 a

pound . How much did he gain ? 9. What is the sum of $ 0.25 , $ 0.37 , and $ 0.19

. 10. If I pay $ 0.85 for mending a

8. A man bought 12 pounds of figs at $ 0.12 a pound and sold them at $ 0.20 a

pound . How much did he gain ? 9. What is the sum of $ 0.25 , $ 0.37 , and $ 0.19

. 10. If I pay $ 0.85 for mending a

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