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Junior High School Entrance Examinations MAA
Junior High School Entrance Examinations
Department of Education, Ontario.

Annual Examinations, 1913.

JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL ENTRANCE.

ARITHMETIC.

NOTE.—In the case of each of the questions in Part B (via, 7, 8, 9)


no marks are to be given by the examiner unless the answer thereto is correct.


1. What will be the cost (to the nearest cent) of
eighteen 2% inch planks 16 feet long and 10 inches wide,
and thirty-three pieces of 2 by 4 scantling 16 feet long,
at $22 per M., board measure ?

2. A coal dealer bought 400 tons of coal at $475 a
long ton (2240 pounds). He paid 75 cents a ton for
freighting, and sold the coal at $6 a short ton (2000
pounds). What was his gain per cent. ?

3. A man sold 4 loads of hay, each weighing 2750 lbs,
at $20 a ton. He received in payment a 60-day
note, without interest. What Would be the proceeds
of this note if discounted at a bank at 6 per cent. on the
day on which it was received ?

4. Reduce 4 yds. 2 ft. 5 in. to a decimal of a mile.
Carry out the decimal to four places.

5. A man’s farm is mortgaged for tWo—thirds of its
cost. He sells it for $6000, which is 25 per cent. above
the cost. How much money will he have after paying
the mortgage ?

6. A store valued at $10,000, and a stock of goods
Valued at $15,000, were insured for a year for 75 per
cent. of their value at :}%. Before the year expired, the
store and its contents were burned. What was the
oWner’s loss, including the sum paid for insurance ?

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B. 

7. (No marks to be given unless the result is correct.)
A farmer sold a load of Wood 10 ft. long, 2 ft. 8 in. wide,
and 3 ft. high for $8. What was the price per cord?

8. (No marks to be given unless the result is correct.)
Simplify (3 1/3-2 1/2) / 

9. (No marks to be given unless the result is correct.)
Find the total freight charges, at three—fourths of a cent
per ton per mile, on the following shipped from Quebec
to Toronto, 3. distance of 440 miles :— 15,000 lbs. of
locomotive castings, 31,750 lbs. of flour—mill machinery,
17,550 lbs. of pumping machinery, and 49,900 lbs. of
saw-mill machinery.
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