15. Find how often a rod of two feet ten inches in length must be applied to measure 10 miles 80 yards. 16. Light travels at the rate of 192,500 miles a second; if the sun's light takes 8 min. 13 sec. in reaching us, what is his distance from the earth? COMPOUND RULES (Weights and Measures). 1. Subtract 22 pls. 16 yds. of land from 5 acres 1 rood. 2. Subtract 12 lbs. 8 oz. 2 drs. I scr. 12 grs. from 28 lbs. 7 oz. I dr. 2 scr. 4 grs. Multiplication. 1. Multiply 37 yards 2 feet 8 inches by 315. 2. Multiply 17 cub. yds. 15 cub. ft. 1716 cub. in. by 86. 3. Multiply 1 qr. 17 lbs. 11 oz. 15 drs. by 120. 4. Multiply 17 yrs. 110 dys. 17 hrs. 57 sec. by 144. 5. Multiply 5 dys. 17 hrs. 39 min. 20 sec. by 120. 8. Multiply 17 cub. yds. 21 ft. 57 inches by 84. 10. Multiply 5 hhds. 27 gals. I pt. of wine by 390. 11. Multiply 43 dys. 18 hrs. 45 min. by 77. 12. Multiply 35 ac. 2 rds. 19 pls. by 68. 13. Find the number of yards in 40 pieces of cloth, each containing 40 yds. 2 qrs. 2 nls. 14. If a wheel 5 yds. 1 ft. 6 in. in circumference make 64,640 revolutions, what space will it pass over? 15. Find the total weight of eight hundred and seventy iron pillars, each weighing 3 cwt. I qr. 25 lbs. 16. How many yards are there in 128 pieces of cloth, each piece containing 7 yds. 3 qrs. 2 nls. ? 6. The number of letters paying penny postage in 4 weeks was one million nine hundred and seven thousand three hundred and fourteen; what was the sum paid by them? 7. How many halfpence in £135, 19s. 41d.? 8. Reduce 760 half-crowns to guineas; and 670 half-guineas to half-crowns. 9. Reduce 18,756 fourpenny pieces to crowns; and 3,700 half-crowns to fourpenny pieces. (b) Weights and Measures. 1. Reduce 5 tons 16 cwt. 13 lbs. to ounces. 2. Reduce one million eighty-one thousand and eighty inches to miles. 3. Reduce 3 tons 21 lbs. 12 drams to drams. 4. Reduce three millions three hundred and nineteen thousand cubic inches to cubic yards. 5. The chain for measuring land is 66 ft. long, and divided into 100 links; what is the length of a wall which measures 61,400 links? 6. There are 201,600 stitches in a pair of stockings; how many hours will it take a girl to knit them, if she can do 160 stitches in 69 seconds? 7. A year being equal to 365 days 6 hrs., find the number of years, etc., in 295,402,374 seconds. 8. Divide 5 yrs. 186 days by 17 hrs. 3 min. 9. How long will an 18 gall. cask of beer last if 4 pints be used daily? 10. Divide 3 tons 2 cwts. I qr. 21 lbs. by 2 qrs. 7 lbs. 11. How often will a wheel 16 feet round revolve in going a mile? 12. How many times is two pecks one gallon of corn contained in fifteen quarters of corn? 13. Light travels 192,000 miles a second; in what time does a ray of light come from the sun to the earth, a distance of ninety-five millions of miles? 14 How many shirts may be made out of 243 yards of cotton, each requiring 3 yards 1 qr. 2 nls.? 7. There are five roads measuring 3 mls. 4 fur. each, four measuring 7 mls. 6 fur. 20 pls. each, and seven measuring 6 mls. each; what is the total length? 8. A man sets out to walk 154 mls.; he walks 21 mls. the first day, 18 the next, 30 mls. 3 fur. the next: how much farther has he to go? 9. At a circus there were 22 horses, and each went 16. rounds, the circle being 120 ft. round. Find (1) how many yards in all they ran; (2) how many chains; (3) how many miles. EXERCISES INVOLVING REDUCTION AND THE COMPOUND RULES (Money). 1. Find the difference between twenty guineas and four thousand nine hundred and seventy-three farthings. 2. Take seven thousand and nineteen halfpence from fiftysix pounds. 3. Find the difference between seventy thousand and nineteen farthings and fifty pounds. Weights and Measures. 1. Find the difference between 80 yds. 1 qr. I in. and twenty thousand six hundred and thirty-eight inches. 2. How many 6 lb. packages may be made out of a hogshead of sugar weighing 5 cwt. 3 qrs. 8 lbs., the weight of the cask being 2 qrs. 14 lbs. ? 3. Find the difference between thirty thousand six hundred and seven inches and 92 mls. 867 yds. 5 inches. 4. Find the difference between forty-nine tons two qrs. seventeen lbs. and fifty thousand nine hundred and seventeen ounces. 5. Take 2391 cubic inches from 16 cub. yds. 10 cub. ft. 62 cub. in. 6. How many grains are there in 47 packets, each containing I lb. 7 ozs.? 7. The weight of a cub. ft. of water is 1000 oz. avoirdupois; find the weight of a cub. inch. 17. Find the total weight of 435 iron pillars, each weighing 6 cwt. 3 qrs. 22 lbs. 18. What is the weight of 24 barrels of tar, weighing I cwt. 2 qrs. 17 lbs. 5 oz. each? Division. 1. Divide 2 dys. 17 hrs. 30 min. 6 sec. by 6. 2. Divide 267 lbs. 5 ozs. 10 dwts. by 49. 3. Divide 425 tons 15 cwt. 2 qrs. 12 lbs. by 27. 4. Divide 40,961 tons 11 cwt. 3 qrs. 8 lbs. by 188. 5. If a person complete a journey of 222 mls. 3 fur. 28 pls. in 37 days, what distance does he travel in one day? 6. A wheel makes 514 revolutions in passing over 1 ml. 467 yds. 1 ft.; what is its circumference? MISCELLANEOUS EXERCISES ON THE COMPOUND RULES (Weights and Measures). 1. A ship's company of 132 men had 7 tons 18 cwt. of biscuit, which was to last 3 weeks; what was each man's share per day? 2. How many pounds of silver are there in a half-dozen dishes, each dish weighing 51 ozs. 10 dwts., and a dozen plates, each plate weighing 15 ozs. 15 dwts. 22 grs.? 3. A ship delivered a cargo of 18 qrs. 7 bush. 3 pks. of barley, half as much again of flour, and as much wheat as both barley and flour together; how many quarters were there in all? 4. What is the difference between a roll of silk that measures 154 yds., and 3 rolls measuring 17 yds. each, and what do all measure together? 5. A field of 78 acres 3 rds. is divided into equal numbers of plots of 1 rd. 25 pls., and of 2 rds. 35 pls. ; now many will there be? 6. A cart weighs 12 cwt. 2 qrs. 17 lbs., but when loaded with sand it weighs on the machine of a toll-bar 1 ton 7 cwt. 1 qr.; how much does the sand weigh? 7. There are five roads measuring 3 mls. 4 fur. each, four measuring 7 mls. 6 fur. 20 pls. each, and seven measuring 6 mls. each; what is the total length? 8. A man sets out to walk 154 mls. ; he walks 21 mls. the first day, 18 the next, 30 mls. 3 fur. the next: how much farther has he to go? 9. At a circus there were 22 horses, and each went 16. rounds, the circle being 120 ft. round. Find (1) how many yards in all they ran; (2) how many chains; (3) how many miles. EXERCISES INVOLVING REDUCTION AND THE 1. Find the difference between twenty guineas and four thousand nine hundred and seventy-three farthings. 2. Take seven thousand and nineteen halfpence from fiftysix pounds. 3. Find the difference between seventy thousand and nineteen farthings and fifty pounds. Weights and Measures. 1. Find the difference between 80 yds. I qr. 1 in. and twenty thousand six hundred and thirty-eight inches. 2. How many 6 lb. packages may be made out of a hogshead of sugar weighing 5 cwt. 3 qrs. 8 lbs., the weight of the cask being 2 qrs. 14 lbs. ? 3. Find the difference between thirty thousand six hundred and seven inches and 92 mls. 867 yds. 5 inches. 4. Find the difference between forty-nine tons two qrs. seventeen lbs. and fifty thousand nine hundred and seventeen ounces. 5. Take 2391 cubic inches from 16 cub. yds. 10 cub. ft. 62 cub. in. 6. How many grains are there in 47 packets, each containing 1 lb. 7 ozs.? 7. The weight of a cub. ft. of water is 1000 oz. avoirdupois ; find the weight of a cub. inch. |