Books Books ... the quotient is 2 and the remainder 2. Find the numbers. Let x = the greater number, and y = the smaller number. Then 5^ = 4, and x From the solution of these equations x = 47, and y - 11. A School Algebra - Page 222
by George Albert Wentworth - 1890 - 495 pages ## Intellectual Algebra, Or, Oral Exercises in Algebra: For Common Schools in ...

David Bates Tower - Algebra - 1845 - 226 pages
...numbers is twelve ; and if twice the greater be added to the less, the sum will be nineteen. What are the numbers ? Let x — the greater number, and y = the smaller number. (1.) By a condition of the question, . 2z-j~y:= 19. (2.) By another condition, . zjy = 12. (3.) Subtracting... ## Intellectual Algebra, Or Oral Exercises in Algebra, for Common Schools ...

David Bates Tower - 1853 - 228 pages
...three, and the sum of four times the greater added to three times the less is twenty-six. What are the numbers? Let x ;= the greater number, and y = the smaller number. (1.) By a condition of the question, . . . .x — y = 3. (2.) By another condition, 4 z -f~ 8 y —... ## Intellectual Algebra, Or Oral Exercises in Algebra for Common Schools ...

David Bates Tower - Algebra - 1855 - 230 pages
...fourteen, and the difference between four times the greater and twice the less is twenty-six. What are the numbers ? Let x =: the greater number, and y = the smaller number. (1.) By one condition of the question, . x-\-y^-\4.. (2.) By another condition, 4z — 2y=2G. (3.)... ## Elements of Algebra

George Albert Wentworth - Algebra - 1881 - 402 pages
...38, and the result divided by the greater of the two numbers, the quotient is 2 and the remainder 2. Find the numbers. Let x = the greater number, and y = the smaller number. Then 5^ = 4, and x From the solution of these equations x = 47, and y - 11. Let x = number of dollars A... ## Elements of Algebra

George Albert Wentworth - 1883 - 540 pages
...38, and the result divided by the greater of the two numbers, the quotient is 2 and the remainder 2. Find the numbers. Let x = the greater number, and y - the smaller number. Then ^-^ = 4, У + 38-2 „ and x From the solution of these equations x = 47, and у = 11. Let x = number of dollars... ## Shorter Course in Algebra

George Albert Wentworth - Algebra - 1886 - 284 pages
...38, and the result divided by the greater of the two numbers, the quotient is 2 and the remainder 2. Find the numbers. Let x = the greater number, and y — the smaller number. Then ÍÜZ-? _ 4, and From the solution of these equations, x = 47 and y = 11. Let x = number of dollars... ## Shorter Course in Algebra

George Albert Wentworth - 1888 - 268 pages
...38, and the result divided by the greater of the two numbers, the quotient is 2 and the remainder 2. Find the numbers. Let x = the greater number, and y = the smaller number. Then ^ = 4 У , ж + « + 38 — 2 and y — . — = 2 x From the solution of these equations, x = 47 and y =... ## A Higher Algebra

George Albert Wentworth - Algebra - 1891 - 556 pages
...numbers is divided by the greater, the quotient is 0.21 and the remainder 0.0057 ; but if the greater is divided by the smaller, the quotient is 4 and the remainder 0.742. What are the numbers ? 6. Seven years ago the age of a father was four times that of his son... ## The First Steps in Algebra: By G. A. Wentworth ...

George Albert Wentworth - Algebra - 1894 - 240 pages
...5x = 500. ... x = 100, and 124 - x = 24. 3. The difference of two numbers is 49, and if the greater is divided by the smaller, the quotient is 4 and the remainder 4. Find the numbers. Let x = the greater number. Then x — 49 = the smaller number. x -49 x-4 = 4x-196... 