# Ten Years' Queen's Scholarship Questions, 1870-9, with Answers to Arithmetic, Algebra, and Mensuration

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1880 edition. Excerpt: ...men work by themselves to finish the job? 3. Three fields are bought for 240, 270, and 470 respectively; they contain 4 ac. 3 r., 5 ac. 2 r., 9 ac. 3 r. respectively: find the average cost per acre, and the highest priced field. Section VII. 1. Divide-15 by 30,1500 by-005, -015 by-003. Prove the second result by vulgar fractions. 2. A's share is-09 of B'a, B'a is 3'08 of C's, C's l'l of-D's; C's share is 2750: find A's, B'b, and D's. 3. 1,802,830 gallons of wine, value 658,405, were imported in 1874; 1,902,415 gallons in 1875, value 671,374: find the increase per cent. in quantity and value to two places of decimals. Section VIII. 1. Define interest, principal. Find the simple interest of 1575 10s. for 4f years at 85 per cent. 2. Define discount, present worth. Find tie present worth of 1296, due 9 months hence, at 10 13s. 4d. per cent. 3. A man invests 1585 10s. in 3 rer rents. at 94, Euclid, Algebra, and Mensuration. 99 brokerage is charged at the rate of th per cent.: what income does he derive? Section IX. 1. A labourer's wages some years age were 15s. 2d. per week, and he could save Is. weekly; his wages are now 18s. 6d., but the cost of living has increased 17 per cent.: what can he save now? 2. The rates of a parish amount to 3s. 6?. in the; rd is poor rate, ths highway rate, the rest is schoolboard rate. What will a man pay for school purposes who is rated at 170 per annum? Section X. 1. A cubical space containing 941,192 cubic inches is exactly filled by 64 cubical boxes: find the length of the side of each box. 2. How many deals 4 feet long and 8 in. wide are required for the floor of a room 16 feet long and 12J feet wide? 3. Find the cost of papering...show more

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