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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 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. "
The Youth's Assistant in Theoretic and Practical Arithmetic ... - Page 199
by Zadock Thompson - 1828 - 216 pages
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Mathematics: Compiled from the Best Authors and Intended to be the ..., Volume 1

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...
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Easy Introduction to Mathematics, Volume 1

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

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...
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The Youth's Assistant in Theoretick and Practical Arithmetic

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 :•}•::...
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A Short System of Practical Arithmetic: Compiled from the Best Authorities ...

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,...
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The Youth's Assistant in Theorhetic [sic] and Practical Arithmetic: Designed ...

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...
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The Youth's Assistant in Theoretic[!] and Practical Arithmetic ...

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

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

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,...
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An Elementary Treatise on Algebra, in Theory and Practice: With Attempts to ...

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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