| Mathematics - 1801 - 426 pages
...Ans. 1 1. '19. A hare is 50 leaps before a grey hound, and takes 4 leaps to the grey hound's 3 ; but **2 of the grey hound's leaps are as much as 3 of the hare's ; how many leaps must the** grey hound take to catch the hare ? Ans. 300. 20. A person at play lost -^ of his money, and then won... | |
| Charles Butler - 1814 - 548 pages
...her own leaps before a greyhound, and takes 4 leaps to the greyhound's 3 ; but 2 of the greyhound's **leaps are as much as 3 of the hare's : how many leaps must** each take before the hare is caught ? Let x:=the greyhound's leaps, y—the hare' t after the dos>... | |
| John Bonnycastle - Algebra - 1818 - 260 pages
...hare is 50 leaps before a greyhound, and takes 4 leaps to the greyhound's 3, 'but 2 of the greyhound's **leaps are as much as 3 of the hare's how many leaps must the** greyhound take to catch the hare ? Ans. 300 32. It is required to divide the number 90 into four such... | |
| Zadock Thompson - Arithmetic - 1826 - 164 pages
...is 50 leaps beiore a grey hound, and takes 4 leaps to the grey-hound's 3 ; but 2 of the grey-hound's **leaps are as much as 3 of the hare's ; how many leaps must the hound take to catch the hare ? If** 5 : 1 : : I : •£ the hare's gain. 2:1:: i :-f the hound's gain. Then £—£=£ and £:•}•::... | |
| William Kinne - 1829 - 248 pages
...her own leaps before a greyhound, and takes 4 leaps to the greyhound's 3 ; but two of the greyhound's **leaps are as much as 3 of the hare's : how many leaps must the** greyhound take to catch the hare 1 Ans. 300. 14. Out of a cask of wine which had leaked away $ part,... | |
| Zadock Thompson - Arithmetic - 1832 - 188 pages
...hare is 50 leaps hefore a greyhound, and takes 4 leaps to the greyhound's 3 ; but 2 of the greyhound's **leaps are as much as 3 of the hare's ; how many leaps...hare's gain. 2 : 1 : : 1 : £ the hound's gain. Then** ^ — J=£, and A : | : : ^ : 2% a=300, Ans. 13. A post is £ in the sand, .J. in the water, and 10... | |
| Zadock Thompson - Arithmetic - 1832 - 186 pages
...hare is 50 leaps before a greyhound, and takes 4 leaps to the greyhound's 3 ; but 2 of the greyhound's **leaps are as much as 3 of the hare's ; how many leaps must the hound take to catch the hare ? If** ,'i : ! : : 1 : ,L the hare's gain. 2 : 1 : : 1 : £ the hound's gain. Then \ — £=£, and £ : j.... | |
| Ebenezer Bailey - Algebra - 1835 - 258 pages
...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 when the man was from home, it... | |
| John Radford Young - 1839 - 332 pages
...hare is 50 leaps before a greyhound, and takes 4 leaps to the greyhound's 3 ; but 2 of the greyhound's **leaps are as much as 3 of the hare's. How many leaps must the** greyhound take to catch the hare? Ans. 300. 12. If three agents, A, B, C, can produce the effects a,... | |
| John D. Williams - Algebra - 1840 - 636 pages
...hare is 50 leaps before a greyhound, and takes 4 leaps to the greyhound's 3, but 2 of the greyhound's **leaps are as much as 3 of the hare's. How many leaps must the** greyhound take to catch the hare ? Ans. 300. Let x be the number of leaps taken by the dog ; then will... | |
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