# A primary arithmetic

D. C. Heath, 1895 - Arithmetic

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Page 158 - When eggs are selling for 30 cents per dozen, how many eggs can be bought for 90 cents ? 19. If a bushel of wheat weighs 60 pounds, how many bushels are there in 540 pounds of wheat ? 20. A dealer paid \$96 for 16 sheep. What was the price of one sheep ? 21. A boy had 35 postage stamps, and bought 16 more. How many had he then ? 22. Find the cost of 3 6 two-cent stamps.
Page 91 - How many acres are there in 3 fields ? 22. A store-keeper had 24 hammers. He sold one-fourth of them at 15 cents each. What did he receive for them ? 23. Mr. Day had 84 sheep. He kept 70 of them, and sold the remainder at \$7 apiece. How much did he get for the ones he sold ? 24. How many quarts in a barrel of oil that holds 45 gallons? 25. There are 24 hours in a day. How many hours are there in a week ? 26. A farmer has 16 cows in one stable and three times as many in another stable. How many cows...
Page 166 - Find the weight of 1 bu. 1 pk. 1 qt. of oats that weigh 32 pounds to the bushel. 18. What will be the cost of 240 pounds of wheat at 90 cents per bushel of 60 pounds? 19. Fifteen men finish a piece of work in 10 days. How long would it take 1 man ? How long would it take 50 men ? 20. Chestnuts are bought at \$1.15 a bushel.
Page 141 - Which is greater, one-half or one-sixth ? How many sixths of a pie are there in half a pie ? One-sixth of a foot is how many inches? One-half of a foot is how many inches? How many sixths of a foot are there in onehalf of a foot?
Page 77 - If there are 24 hours in a day, how many hours are there in 3 days? 9. John has 136 postage stamps, and William has 4. How many have they together ? ğI 10.
Page 55 - ... many ounces are there in half a pound? 3. A storekeeper sold 15 hats Monday, 9 on Tuesday, 7 Wednesday, 10 Thursday. How many did he sell in four days ? 4. A woman has 18 yards of silk. She uses 5 yards. How many yards has she left ? 5.
Page 131 - ... 20. If 6 men can do a piece of work in 25 days, how long will it take one man to do it ? 303.
Page 60 - Problems. 1. If 4 marbles are sold for 1 cent, how much will 8 marbles cost ? How much will 88 cost ? 2. A boy bought 3 readers. He paid 15 cents for one, 16 cents for another, 17 cents for another.
Page 87 - What will 7 bushels of wheat weigh, if there are 60 pounds in 1 bushel ? 2. Find the weight of 8 bushels of corn, if a bushel of corn weighs 56 pounds. 3. \$750 are paid for 5 horses. How much does 1 horse cost? 4. A man buys a box containing 30 dozen oranges. How many oranges are there in the box ? 5. A box contains 60 lemons. , If one-fourth of them are bad, how many good ones are there in the box ? 6. What will be the cost of 5£ yards of gingham at 18 cents a yard ? 7. 280 pupils attend a certain...