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A hare is 50 leaps before a greyhound, and takes 4 leaps to the greyhound's 3 ; but 2 of the greyhound's leaps are equal to 3 of the hare's ; how many leaps must the greyhound take, to catch the hare ? Let x be the number of leaps taken by the hound.
University Algebra: Embracing a Logical Development of the Science: With ... - Page 81
by Charles Davies - 1863 - 311 pages

## Arithmetic: Being a Sequel to First Lessons in Arithmetic

Warren Colburn - Arithmetic - 1824 - 292 pages
...176. A hare has 50 leaps before a grey-hound, and takes 4 leaps to his 3 ; but 2 of the grey-hound's leaps are equal to 3 of the hare's. How many leaps must the grey-hound lake to overtake the hare ?"'• 177. A laborer was hired for 60 days, upon this condition,...

## Elements of Arithmetic

Etienne Bézout - Mathematics - 1824 - 238 pages
...10. A hare has 50 leaps before a grey-hound, and takes 4 leaps to his 3-; but 2 of the grey-hound's leaps are equal to 3 of the hare's. How many leaps must the grey-hound take to overtake the hare? While the grey-hound takes 1 leap, the hare takes 1-^ ; and while...

## Arithmetic Upon the Inductive Method of Instruction: Being a Sequel to ...

Warren Colburn - Arithmetic - 1826 - 264 pages
...176. A hare has 50 leaps before a grey-hound, and takes 4 leaps to his 3 ; but two of the grey-hoand's leaps are equal to 3 of the hare's. How many leaps must the grey-hound take to overtake the hare ? 177. A labourer was hired for 60 days, upon this condition,...

## Arithmetic Upon the Inductive Method of Instruction ...: Stereotyped at the ...

Warren Colburn - 1829 - 258 pages
...176. A hare has 50 leaps before a grey-hound, and takes 4 leaps to his 3 ; but two of the grey-hound's leaps are equal to 3 of the hare's. How many leaps must the grey-hound take to overtake the hare ? 177. A labourer was hired for 60 days, upon this condition,...

## A Concise System of Mathematics ...

Alexander Ingram - Mathematics - 1830 - 458 pages
...180. 37. A hare, 40 of her leaps before a hound, takes 4 leaps for the hound's 3, but 2 of the hound's leaps are equal to 3 of the hare's. How many leaps must the hound take before he catch the hare ? 3x 4x — — — = 40. Ans. 240 bound's leaps. together 7 years...

## The Arithmetical Manual

Samuel Read Hall - Arithmetic - 1832 - 294 pages
...A hare is 50 leaps before a hound, and takes 4 leaps while the hound takes 3. But 2 of the hound's leaps are equal to 3 of the hare's. How many leaps must the hound make to overtake the hare ? Ans. 300. 11. If a family of 9 persons spend 120 dollars in 8 months...

## The North American Arithmetic: Part Third, for Advanced Scholars, Volume 3

Frederick Emerson - Arithmetic - 1834 - 300 pages
...hare starts 50 leaps before a grey-hound, and takes 4 leaps to the hound's 3; but 2 of the hound's leaps are equal to 3 of the hare's. How many leaps must the hound make, to overtake the hare ? 91. A grocer would mix the following kinds of sugar, viz. at 10...

## First Lessons in Algebra: Being an Easy Introduction to that Science ...

Ebenezer Bailey - Algebra - 1835 - 258 pages
...? 44. A hare is 50 leaps before a hound, and takes 4 leaps to the hound's 3 ; but 2 of the hound's leaps are equal to 3 of the hare's. How many leaps must the hound take to catch the hare? 45. A man and his wife usually drank a cask of beer in 12 days ; but...