## Arithmetic, Issue 6 |

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Page 4 - Square Measure. 144 square inches 1 square foot, 9 square feet 1 square yard, 30J square yards 1 square rod, 40 square rods 1 rood, 4 roods 1 acre.

Page 4 - Dry Measure 2 pints 1 quart 8 quarts 1 peck 4 pecks 1 bushel...

Page 11 - If 248 men, in 5 days, of 11 hours each, can dig a trench 230 yards long, 3 wide, and 2 deep, in how many days, of 9 hours each, will 24 men dig a trench 420 yards long, 5 wide, and 3 deep ? Here the number of days, in which the proposed work can be done, depends on five circumstances, viz.

Page 70 - В contains 9 gallons of wine and 3 gallons of water; how many gallons must be drawn from each cask so as to produce by their mixture 7 gallons of wine and 7 gallons of water t 33.

Page 11 - ... 60. If a man travel 150 miles in 5 days, when the days are 12 hours long, in how many days of 10 hours each will he travel 500 miles?

Page 79 - A person buys coffee at £5 12s. 6d. per cwt., and chicory at £2 5s. 5'f. per cwt. and mixes them in the proportion of 2 of chicory to 5 of coffee. He retails the mixture at Is. 3d. per Ib. What is his gain per cent.

Page 57 - M shown in the operation. 2. 5 compositors, in 16 days, of 14 hours each, can compose 20 sheets of 24 pages in each sheet, 50 lines in a page, and 40 letters in a line ; in how many days, of 7 hours each, will 10 compositors compose a volume to be printed in the same letter, containing 40 sheets, 16 pages in a sheet, 60 lines in a page, and 50 letters in a line ?

Page 12 - If 3 men can mow 7 acres of grass in 5 days of 9 hours each, in how many days of 8 hours each will 5 men mow 35 acres ? 22. If 2£ Ibs. of tea cost 12*.

Page 17 - An improper fraction, is one in which the numerator is equal- to, or greater than the denominator.

Page 74 - Ibs. of sugar for £30, and pays 12s. 6cZ. for expenses; at what rate must he sell it per Ib. to gain not less than 25 per cent. 2. A merchant expends £1636 5s. on equal quantities of wheat at £2 2s. a quarter ; barley at £1 Is.