Examples in algebra

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Page 10 - BLAIR'S CHRONOLOGICAL AND HISTORICAL TABLES, From the Creation to the present time : with Additions and Corrections from the most authentic Writers i including the Computation of St. Paul, as connecting the Period from the Exode to the Temple. Under the revision of Sir HENRY ELLIS, KH, Principal Librarian of the British Museum.
Page 117 - A vintner draws a certain quantity of wine out of a full vessel that holds 256 gallons ; and then filling the vessel with water, draws off the same quantity of liquor as before, and so on for four draughts, when there were only 81 gallons of pure wine left.
Page 116 - A detachment of soldiers from a regiment being ordered to march on a particular service, each company furnished four times as many men as there were companies in the...
Page 106 - It is required to divide the number 24 into two such parts, that the quotient of the greater part divided by the less, may be to the quotient of the less part divided by the greater, as 4 to 1.
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Page 107 - ... all the time; and he finds that he can row 2 miles against the stream in the same time that he rows 3 miles with it. Find the time of his going and returning.
Page 108 - Two persons, A and B, can perform a piece of work in 16 days. They work together for 4 days, when A being called off, B is left to finish it, which he does in 36 days more. In what time could each do it separately? Ans. A in 24, B in 48 days.

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