## Horn's Graduated standard arithmetical exercises. With answers |

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acres amount bought cent cloth containing cost difference Divide eight hundred eight pence eight thousand eighteen eighty-seven ells fifty fifty-six Find five hundred five thousand forty forty-nine forty-seven four hundred fourteen Fractions Gallons gals guineas half hundred and eight hundred and nine hundred and seven hundred and six hundred thousand inches Italy lasts loads MEASURE miles millions months MULTIPLICATION nine hundred nine pence nineteen ninety pence farthing pence half-penny pence three farthings piece pounds Price quarter received separately seven hundred seven pence seven thousand seventeen seventy seventy-eight shillings and eleven six hundred six pence six thousand sixteen sixty sixty-eight sold square thirteen three hundred three qrs three thousand tons tuns twenty twenty-seven week worth yards

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Page 78 - If 4 men can do a piece of work in 20 days, how long will it take 5 men to do a similar piece of work ? 2.

Page 42 - Months, the number of days in each of which are easily remembered by means of the following lines : Thirty days hath September, April, June, and November : February has twenty-eight alone, And all the rest have thirty-one : But leap-year coming once in four, February then has one day more.

Page 80 - If 264 men, in 5 days of 12 hours each, can dig a trench 240 yards long, 3 wide, and 2 deep, in how many days, of 9 hours long, will 24 men dig a trench, 420 yards long, 5 wide, and 3 deep ? SOLUTION.

Page 87 - Divide £300 among three persons, so that the first shall have twice as much as the second, and the third twice as much as the other two together.

Page 80 - If 12 oxen be worth 29 sheep, 15 sheep worth 25 hogs, 17 hogs worth 3 loads of wheat, and 8 loads of wheat worth 13 loads of barley; how many loads of barley must be given for 20 oxen ? Ans.

Page 42 - How many signs in 4820243"? 5. How many seconds in 360° ? REDUCTION" OF COMPOUND NUMBEES. MISCELLANEOUS TABLE. Mi. The following denominations, frequently used, are not embraced in the preceding tables. 12 units make 1 dozen. 12 dozen " 1 gross. 12 gross " 1 great gross. 20 units " 1 score. 24 sheets of Paper " 1 quire. 20 quires " 1 ream. 2 reams " 1 bundle. 6 bundles

Page 87 - Supposing that in England gunpowder is made of 75 parts of nitre, 10 of sulphur, and 15 of charcoal; in France, of 77 of nitre, 9 of sulphur, and 14 of charcoal; if a ton of each be mixed, what weight of nitre, sulphur, and charcoal will there be in the compound ? 8.

Page 39 - How many bushels of potatoes at $£ per bushel will pay for 12£ bushels of wheat at $ 1.20 per bushel? 502. A grocer bought a hogshead of molasses containing 128 gallons at $0.64 per gallon. He paid $2.08 for cartage and lost 16 gallons by leakage. At what price per gallon must the remainder be sold to gain £ of the entire cost?

Page 82 - Os. 3d., be insured at £2 6s. 8d. per cent., that the owner may recover, in case of loss, the value of both goods and premium ? 102.