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A, B, C, D, E play together on this condition, that he who loses shall give to all the rest as much as they already have. First A loses, then B, then C, then D, and at last also E. All lose in turn, and yet at the end of the 5th game they all have the...
A Treatise on Elementary and Higher Algebra - Page 375
by Theodore Strong - 1859 - 551 pages

A Collection of Arithmetical and Algebraic Problems and Formulae

Meyer Hirsch - Algebra - 1831 - 362 pages
...condition, that he who loses shall give to all the rest as much as they already have. First A loses, then B, then C, then D, and at last also E. All lose in turn, and yet at the end of the 5th game they all have the same sum, viz. each \$32. How much had each before they began to play ? Ans....

An Elementary Treatise on Algebra, Theoretical and Practical: With Attempts ...

John Radford Young - Algebra - 1832 - 408 pages
...condition, that he who loses shall give to all the rest as much as they already have. First A loses, then B, then C, then D, and at last also E. All lose in turn, and yet at the end of the 5th game they have all the same sum, viz. : each \$32. How much had each before they began to play 1...

The Mathematical Miscellany, Volumes 1-2

Mathematics - 1836 - 798 pages
...that he who loses shall give to all the rest as much as they already have. First A loses, then в, then c, then D, and at last also E. All lose in turn, and yet at the end of the fifth game they all have the same sum, viz., each 832. How much had each when they began to play 7 SOLUTICW. By Omicron,...

An Elementary Treatise on Algebra: To which are Added Exponential Equations ...

Benjamin Peirce - Algebra - 1837 - 300 pages
...condition, that he who loses shall give to all the rest as much as they already have. First A loses, then B, then C, then D, and at last also E. All lose in turn, and yet at the end of the 5th game they all have the same sum, viz. ^ich \$32. How much had each when they began to play ? Ans....

An Elementary Treatise on Algebra: To which are Added Exponential Equations ...

Benjamin Peirce - Algebra - 1837 - 302 pages
...condition, that he who loses shall give to all the rest as much as they already have. First A loses, then B, then C, then D, and at last also E. All lose in turn, and yet at the end of the 5th game they all have the same sum, viz. each \$32. How much had each when they began to play ? Ans....

An Algebra Upon the Inductive Method of Instruction

John H. Harney - Algebra - 1840 - 298 pages
...loses shall give to all the rest as much as they already have. First A loses, then В, then C, then D; all lose in turn ; and yet, at the end of the fifth game, they all have the same sum, 32 dollars. How much had each when they began to play ? 24. A person has two...

Higher Arithmetic: Designed for the Use of High Schools, Academies, and Colleges

George Roberts Perkins - Arithmetic - 1841 - 274 pages
...condition: that he who loses shall give to all the rest as much as they already have. First, A loses, then B, then C, then D, and at last also E. All lose in turn, and yet at the end of the fifth ffint; they have all the same sum, viz : each \$32. How much had each before they began to play ? SOLUTION....

The elements of algebra

James Wood - Algebra - 1841 - 492 pages
...shall give to all the rest as much as they have already. First A loses, then B, then C, then D, then E. All lose in turn, and yet at the end of the fifth game they all have the same sum, viz., £32. How much had each before they began to play? Ans. A £81, В £4,1,...