# Lesson XLI

MULTIPLICATION.

Multiplication practice with the number THREE.  Story problems with apples, plums, chestnuts, oranges, . . . and a boy named Thomas who takes a very LONG walk!

RAY’S NEW PRIMARY ARITHMETIC.

LESSON XLI.

3  times  1  are  3              6  times  3  are  18

2  times  3  are  6               3  times  7  are  21

3  times  2  are  6               7  times  3  are  21

3  times  3  are  9               3  times  8  are  24

3  times 4  are  12               8  times  3  are  24

4  times  3  are  12               3  times  9  are  27

3  times  5  are  15               9  times  3  are  27

5  times  3  are  15               3  times  10  are  30

3  times  6  are  18               10  times  3  are  30

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1. If a pint of chestnuts cost  3  cents, how much will  2  pints cost?

SOLUTION.–They will cost  2  times  3  cents, which are  6  cents.

2. James bought  3  tops, at  3  cents each: what did he pay for them?

3. If Thomas can walk  3  miles in an hour, how far can he walk in  4  hours?

4. If  1  pear is worth  5  apples, how many apples are  3  pears worth?

5. If  1  peach is worth  3  plums, how many plums are  6  peaches worth?

6. How many will  7  yards of tape cost, if  1  yard cost  3  cents?

7. If  1  orange cost 3  cents, how many cents will  8  oranges cost?

8. If  1  pound of sugar cost  9  cents, how much will  3  pounds cost?

9. A slate cost  10  cents, and a book  3  times as much: what did the book cost?

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