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8. If a bushel of wheat weighs 60 pounds, how many bags that hold 2 bushels each will be required to hold 4800 pounds?

9. What will 5 pounds of indigo cost at 5 cents an ounce? What will 7 pounds cost?

LESSON LXXXIV.

MEASURES OF TIME.

The names of the ordinary divisions of time are seconds, minutes, hours, days, weeks, months, and years.

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1. How many seconds are there in 5 minutes ? In 6 minutes ? In 10 minutes ?

2. How many minutes are there in 2 hours? In of an hour? In 1 of an hour ?

3. How many hours are there in 2 days? In of a day? In } of a day? In } of a day?

4. How many days are there in 4 weeks? In 6 weeks? In 7 weeks? In 10 weeks?

5. What part of an hour are 30 minutes ? 15 minutes ? 45 minutes ?

6. How many hours are there in 90 minutes ? In 120 minutes? In 180 minutes ?

7. How many centuries are there in 1500 years? 8. Of what century is the year 1501 a part ?

TABLE OF MONTHS.

} Winter.

Order. Name. No. of Days. Season.

1st. January, 31.
2d. February, 28 or 29.
3d.

March, 31.
4th. April,

30.

Spring. 5th May,

31.
6th. June, 30.
7th. July, 31.

Summer.
8th. August, 31.
9th. September, 30.
10th. October,

Autumn.
11th. November, 30.
12th. December, 31. } Winter.

365 or 366.

31.

RHYME OF THE MONTHS.

Thirty days hath September,
April, June, and November.
All the rest have thirty-one
Save February, which alone
Hath twenty-eight, and one day more
We add to it one year in four.

1. Repeat the months in their order.

2. What is the 5th month? The 7th ? 4th? The 3d ? The 10th? The 8th?

The 3. What are the months of Winter? Summer? Spring ? Autumn ?

4. How many months have 30 days? How many 31 days?

COUNTING.

The following denominations are used in counting some classes of articles :

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1. How many eggs are there in 6 dozen eggs? 2. How many dozen are there in 2 great gross? 3. How many are } dozen dozens of eggs

4. How old is a man who is 3 score years of age? 3 score and 10?

STATIONERS' TABLE.

The denominations used in the paper trade are:

24 sheets are equal to 1 quire.
20 quires

“ 1 ream.

1. How many sheets of paper are there in 2 quires? In } of a quire? In } of a quire ?

2. How many quires are there in 2 reams? In · of a ream? In of a ream ?

3. What will be the cost of a ream of paper at 20 cents a quire ? At 1 cent a sheet ?

LESSON LXXXV.

1. The method of expressing numbers by letters
is called the Roman Notation.

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