## Practical arithmetic for schools |

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Page 95 - TABLE. 16 drams, (drs.) make 1 ounce, - marked - oz. 16 ounces ----- 1 pound, - - - - - ' Ib. 28 pounds ----- 1 quarter, ----- qr. 4 quarters ----- 1 hundred weight, - - cwt. 20 hundred weight - - 1 ton, ------ T.

Page 92 - If 9 men can do a piece of work in 8 days, how many men can do the same in 12 days?

Page 93 - A can do it in 10 days, in 1 day he can do fj of it. If x is the number of days required when both work together, then in 1 day they can do - of it. Hence we have the equation, x 13. B can do a piece of work in 12 days and A can do it in 9 days. How long will it take both working together to do it ? 14. A pipe can fill a cistern in 11 hours and another in 13 hours. How long will it require both pipes to fill it? Ans.

Page 51 - If 32 meters equal 35 yds., and a brass rod 1.5 me• ters long weighs 19 lbs. 11 oz., find the weight of an inch of this rod. 105. If 7 men in 25 dys. of 10 hrs. each earn $219, how many hours a day should 12 men work to earn $262.80 in the same number of days ? 106. If a man can do ^- of a piece of work in a day, how long would he take to do £ of a piece of work 5^ times as much in amount, if he work 1-f times as fast as before, but only $ as long each day ? 107.

Page 85 - A. 16$| days. 95. If 15 men, 12 women, and 9 boys, can complete a piece of work in 50 days, what time would 9 men, 15 women, and 18 boys, take to do twice as much, the parts done by each in the same time being as the numbers 3, 2, and 1 1 A.

Page 90 - A bill of £23, 19s. 7|d. was paid by an equal number of sovereigns, half-sovereigns, crowns, shillings, sixpences, threepenny-pieces, pence, halfpence, and farthings.

Page 46 - If a mile of railway requires 113 tons of iron in its construction at £1 1 per ton, what will be the cost of the iron required to construct a railway 209 miles long ? 2. A bankrupt's debts come to ^3548 6s. 8d. What will his creditors lose if he can pay only 125.

Page 69 - How much did he gain or lose by the transaction '! (6.) What does a person save in a year of 365 days if he earn daily on an average 15s.

Page 32 - By how much does the difference of their cubes exceed the cube of their difference ? (9.) A body of soldiers was formed into a solid square, with 49 men on each side.