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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

peck.

Frank. You may send me half a bushel.

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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

square feet.

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

square feet.

KATE. Let us make another bed by the hedge.

Make it 6 feet long and 3 feet wide. It will contain

square feet.

Frank. It will contain

square yards.

Kate. If we could make a bed 9 feet long and 4 feet

wide, it would contain

square feet.

Frank. That would be

square yards.

Kate. Suppose we make one 8 feet long and 5 feet

wide. It will contain

square feet.

Frank. Let us spade all the space on this side of

the walk and then divide it into small beds.

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Draw a square yard on the floor.
Divide it into square feet.

How many square feet in a square yard?

Draw an oblong 9 feet long and 3 feet wide. Divide it into square feet.

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