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A laborer lost 12 days in one

he lose in the two

tree , which was 2 quarts more than he gathered from another . How many quarts

...

A laborer lost 12 days in one

**month**, and 2 days in the next . How many days didhe lose in the two

**months**? 10. A boy gathered 14 quarts of cherries from onetree , which was 2 quarts more than he gathered from another . How many quarts

...

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Mr. B. earns $ 36 a

did he sell ? 6. Mr. C. is 40 years old , and his son is į as old . How old is the son

? 7.

Mr. B. earns $ 36 a

**month**, and spends of it . How much does he spend each**month**? 5. A farmer bought 36 acres of land , and sold 1 of it . How many acresdid he sell ? 6. Mr. C. is 40 years old , and his son is į as old . How old is the son

? 7.

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The rent of a cottage for 5

steamship sails 60 miles in 3 hours . What is its rate of speed per hour ? 15. A

contractor divided $ 100 equally among 5 men . How much did he give to each ...

The rent of a cottage for 5

**months**was $ 60. What was the rent per**month**? 14. Asteamship sails 60 miles in 3 hours . What is its rate of speed per hour ? 15. A

contractor divided $ 100 equally among 5 men . How much did he give to each ...

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If a contractor can erect 2 houses each

18 houses ? 3. If a pear tree grows 3 inches each week , in how many weeks will

it grow 18 inches ? 4. In how many days will a pupil recite 20 lessons , if he ...

If a contractor can erect 2 houses each

**month**, in how many**months**can he erect18 houses ? 3. If a pear tree grows 3 inches each week , in how many weeks will

it grow 18 inches ? 4. In how many days will a pupil recite 20 lessons , if he ...

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How many pictures can be bought for $ 72 , if each picture can be bought for $ 8

? 4. If a man can earn $ 50 in one

5. If } of a man's age is 9 years , how old is he ? How old will he be in 10 years ?

How many pictures can be bought for $ 72 , if each picture can be bought for $ 8

? 4. If a man can earn $ 50 in one

**month**, how much can he earn in į of a**month**?5. If } of a man's age is 9 years , how old is he ? How old will he be in 10 years ?

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Page 32 - If 5 men can do a piece of work in 12 days, in how many days can 3 men do twice as much work?

Page 51 - If 4 men can do a piece of work in 7 days, how long will it take one man to do it 1 LESSON XIV.

Page 35 - If 8 men can do a piece of work in 5 days, how many men can do it in 1 day ? 34.

Page 116 - A pile of wood 8 feet long, 4 feet wide, and 4 feet high, contains 1 cord; and a cord foot is 1 foot in length of such a pile.

Page 116 - A cord of wood is 8 feet long, 4 feet wide and 4 feet tush. DRY MEASURE 2 pints = 1 quart. 1 bushel* = 1 box. 8 quarts = 1 peck. 3 boxes

Page 116 - ... to the bushel, how many cubic inches in a bin that holds 16 bu. ? 16. Allowing 67£ cu. in. to the dry quart, how many cubic inches in a peck ? How many cubic inches in a pint ? 17. Allowing 2150^ cu. in. to the bushel, how many cubic feet in a bin that holds 3456 bu. ? 19. Allowing 1^ cu. ft. to a bushel, how many bushels of wheat can be put into a bin that will hold 900 cu. ft. ? 20. A dry quart contains 67£ cu. in. How many quarts in a measure containing 336 cu. in. ? 21. A railway train...

Page 110 - FIGURE 1 1. What is a square inch? A square foot? A square yard? A square mile? A square rod? 2. If a rectangle is made up of 5 rows of 10 square units each, what is its area?

Page 31 - If 7 men can do a piece of work in 4 days, in what time can it be done, if 3 of the men leave when the work is half completed?

Page 18 - John is 12 years old and his father is 5 times as old. How old is his father ? 54.

Page 26 - At 20 ct. a dozen, how many dozen eggs can be bought for $1.20? 7. At $5 a barrel, how many barrels of flour can be bought for $625? 8. At $6 a hundred, how many pounds of meat can be bought for $636?