11. How many ninths are there in one third ? 12. How many ninths are there in two thirds ? 13. From } of an orange take g of an orange. 14. Belle having of a yard of velvet, gave away of of a yard. How much had she left ? 15. A grocer who had 1 of a barrel of beans, sold i of a barrel. What part of a barrel did he have left? 16. How many tenths of a dollar are there in onefifth of a dollar? In two-fifths ? 17. From of an hour take % of an hour. 18. A milliner having 48 yards of silk, used 2 yards. How many had she left ? SLATE EXERCISES. 1-3 2-3 - } 9 4-Ź -610 LESSON LXI. 1. Clara had a yard of cambric. She gave Grace of it, and Lizzie i of it. How much had she left? 2. A bushel of wheat was divided among three persons. One received { of it, another 1 of it, and the third the rest. What part did the third person receive ? 3. George paid to of a dollar for a slate, šof a dollar for a reading-book, and of a dollar for a writing-book. What did he pay for all ? 4. A man dug of a ditch one day, { of it the second day, and the rest of it the third day. What part of the ditch did he dig the third day? 5. From 1 + g take 1. From 1 + 1 take ţ. 6. From ğ + } take } From + 1 take . 7. To the difference between į and add 1. 8. To the difference between % and add £. 9. f +1 +- =? 1 + 4 + } - =? 10. Peter had f of a dollar. His father gave him to more, and his mother gave him enough to make the dollar. How much did his mother give him? 11. James paid į of a dollar for a book, $ of a dollar for a slate, and of a dollar for writing-paper. How much did he pay for all? 1 +1+f=? 12. How much more did he pay for the book than for the slate? 1-1=? 13. 1 +1+1+1=? 1+*+*+f=? 14. William owns of a sled, and his brother the remainder. What part of the sled does his brother own? SLATE EXERCISES. 74 + 6% 34 +55 43 + 640 85 + 103 1. If one pint of peanuts costs 1 half of a dime, what will 5 pints cost? 5 times ] = ? 2. If one yard of cloth costs 2 fourths of a dollar, what will 3 yards cost ? 3 times = ? 3. If it takes 2 eighths of a yard of lace for one veil, how much lace will it take for 3 veils ? 4. How many sevenths are 2 times 2 sevenths ? - ? 7 4 = ? 4 times i ? 7. If a man earns 2 dollars in one day, how much will he earn in 1 half-day? 1 of 2 ? 8. If 1 yard of cloth costs 9 dollars, what will i third of a yard cost? } of 9 - ? 9. When coal is 7 dollars a ton, what will 1 seventh of a ton cost? What will 2 sevenths of a ton cost ? 10. Mary is 15 years old, and her sister is 2 fifths as old. How old is her sister? 15 X=? 11. 6 multiplied by }=? By }? By ? By ?? 12. 10 multiplied by š=? By? By? By ? 13. A boy having 20 pennies gave į of them to one boy, and of them to another. How many did he give to both ? How many had he left ? 14. If a pound of cinnamon costs 21 cents, what will of a pound cost? What will į of a pound cost ? 15. If a barrel of sugar is worth 25 dollars, what is of it worth? What are of it worth? 16. What is the product of a multiplied by 6? 6 multiplied by ? SLATE EXERCISES. 6 times 5, or 5 X 6. of 6, or 6 X 2. 8 X 4. X 5. $ x 2. { x 5. LESSON LXIII. 1. At 1 of a dollar each, how many books can be bought for 1 dollar? How many times is 1 contained in 1 ? 2. At 2 fifths of a dollar per yard, how much cloth can be bought for 4 fifths of a dollar? How many times are contained in 4 ? 3. If a boy can earn 2 eighths of a dollar per day, how long will it take him to earn 6 eighths of a dollar? How many times are scontained in f? 4. If a man can mow 4 of an acre in one hour, how long will it take him to mow 4 of an acre ? How many times are 4 contained in 4 ? 5. A boy having ģ of a pound of candy, divided it equally among his playmates, giving to each s of a pound. How many playmates had he ? 6. A grocer having so of a barrel of vinegar, sold % of a barrel each day until it was all sold. In how many days did he sell it? or 7. How many times are in contained in io, or what is the value of 9 tenths ; 3 tenths? 8. How many times are i contained in ii, what is the value of i :11? 9. How long will it take a boy to earn 12 of a dollar, by earning ij of a dollar per day? How many times are in contained in 92? 12 =? 10. How many times are contained in $? i in 18? 1 in 14? & in 1x ? in 19? 11. How long a time will be required to fill a cistern, if i of it is filled every hour? 1 or 12 = 12 =? SLATE EXERCISES. Find the value of the following: 12= . 16 ; 2. 4 15 = 3. 4 3 7: 1. LESSON LXIV. 1. If William divides 4 oranges equally between his 2 sisters, how many will each receive ? 2. What is one-half of 4 cents ? What is one-half of 4? 3. By what number do you divide to find one-half of any number? 4. How many pears is 1 third of 3 pears? |