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A person was desirous of giving 3 pence apiece to some beggars, but found he had not money enough in his pocket by 8 pence ; he therefore gave them each...
Elementary Algebra: Embracing the First Principles of the Science - Page 79
by Charles Davies - 1842 - 258 pages

## An Introduction to Algebra: With Notes and Observations; Designed for the ...

John Bonnycastle - Algebra - 1806 - 208 pages
...is that from which, if 5 be fubftrafled, -f of the remainder will be 40 ? Ans 65. 8. A poft is -j- in the mud, \ in the water, and 10 feet above -the water ; what is its whole length ? Ans. 24 feet. 9. There is a fifl1 whofe tail weighs gib. his head weighs as much...

## A Treatise on Algebra, in Practice and Theory: With Notes and Illustrations ...

John Bonnycastle - Algebra - 1813 - 456 pages
...many more, and 7 sheep and a half, l should have just 50O; how many had he ? Ans; 197 4. A post is - in the mud, - in the water, and 10 feet above the water; what is its whole length? Aus. 24 feet 5. After paying away - and - of my money, I had 66 guineas left; what...

## Elements of Geometry

Adrien Marie Legendre - Geometry - 1819 - 208 pages
...votes : how many voted for each candidate ? Ans. 233 for one, and 142 for the other. 51. A post is | in the mud, -*. in the water, and 10 feet above the water : what is its whole length ? Ans. 24 feet. 52. A man arriving at Paris, spent the first day -J of the money he...

## Elements of Algebra, Volume 1

Silvestre François Lacroix - Algebra - 1831 - 324 pages
...votes : how many voted for each candidate ? Ans. 233 for one, and 142 for the other. 51. A post is I in the mud, ~ in the water, and 10 feet above the water : what is its whole length ? Ans. 24 feet. 52. A man arriving at Paris, spent the first day -J- of the money...

## Elements of Algebra: Tr. from the French of M. Bourdon, for the ..., Volume 1

Bourdon (M., Louis Pierre Marie) - Algebra - 1831 - 389 pages
...number is that from which, if 5 be subtracted, | of the remainder will be 40 ? Ans. 65. 22. A post is i in the mud, ^ in the water, and 10 feet above the water ; what is its whole length ? Ans. 24 feet. 23. There is a fish whose tail weighs 9lb. ; bis head weighs as much...

## Elements of Algebra: Tr. from the French of M. Bourdon. Revised and Adapted ...

Charles Davies - Algebra - 1835 - 374 pages
...subtracted, *• of the remainder will be 40 1 Ans. 65. 11. A post is J in the mud, 1 in the water, and ten feet above the water : what is the whole length of the post ? Ans. 24 feet. 12. After paying % and 1 of my money, I had 66 guineas left in my purse : how many guineas were in...

## The schoolmaster: essays on practical education, selected from the works of ...

Schoolmaster - 1836 - 926 pages
...between five and six, and the hour and minute hands were together. What was the time?" '' A post is i in the mud, ^ in the water, and 10 feet above the water ; what is its whole length ?" " A person has two horses and a saddle worth 50Z. ; now it the saddle be put on...

## A Practical and Theoretical System of Arithmetic: Containing Several New ...

George Willson - Arithmetic - 1836 - 202 pages
...there at first ? Ans.* \$ loQ. 12. One sixth of a post is in the mud under water, 1 in the water, and 70 feet above the water ; what is the whole length of the post ? Ans. 120 feet. 13. A can do a piece of work in 5t days, B can do the same in 20 days ; how long will they...