| L. Despiau - Amusements - 1801 - 428 pages
...= 96. PROB. iv. The head ofajijh is 9 inches in length',. its tail is as long as the head and half **the body, and the body is, as long as the head and** the tail, What is the length ofthefjh,? Let the head be exprefled by a, the tail by *, and the body... | |
| William Enfield (M.A.) - Mathematical recreations - 1821 - 304 pages
...= 96. PROBLEM IT. The head of a fah is 9 inches in length, its tail is as long as the head and half **the body, and the body is as long as the head and** the tail. What is the length of the Jish? Let the head be expressed by a, the tail by x, and the body... | |
| Warren Colburn - Algebra - 1825 - 372 pages
...fish ? r/ > Ans. 32 Ibs. Represent the weight of the body by x. 16. There is a fish whose head is 4 **inches long, the tail is twice the length of the head, added to** -| of the length of the body, and the body is as long as the head and tail both. What is the whole... | |
| Warren Colburn - Algebra - 1830 - 290 pages
...the weight of the fish? Represent the weight of the body by a;. "T5. There is a fish whose head is 4 **inches long, the tail is twice the length of the head,...added to f of the length of the body, and the body** IK as long as the head and tail both. What is the whole length of the fish ? 17. A and B talking of... | |
| Warren Colburn - Algebra - 1844 - 280 pages
...the weight of the fish? Represent the weight of the body by x. 16. There is a fish whose head is 4 **inches long, the tail is twice the length of the head, added to f of the length of the body, and** ths body is as long as the head and tail both. What is the whole length of the fish? 'V<?= "L & 17.... | |
| Warren Colburn - Algebra - 1844 - 280 pages
....Represent the weight of -the body by *. 16. 'There i$ a fish whose head is 4 inches long, the tail « **twice the length of the head, added to f of the length of the body, and** ths body is as long as the head and tail both. What is the whole length of the fish? 17. A and B talking... | |
| George Hutton (arithmetic master, King's coll. sch.) - 1844 - 274 pages
...weight of each cup ? 4. The head of a fish is 9 inches long, the tail is as long as the head and half **the body, and the body is as long as the head and tail** together ; what is the length of the whole fish? Ans. 72 inches. 5. A person wishing to relieve a certain... | |
| John Fair Stoddard - Mental arithmetic - 1849 - 176 pages
...inches; the 8 inches must be f— 5, which is 5 of the length of the body, &c. long as the head + i **of the body, and the body is as long as the head and tail** together ; what is the length of the fish 1 3. The head of a fish is 12 inches long, the tail is as... | |
| Joseph Ray - Algebra - 1848 - 248 pages
...number ? 36. There is a fish whoso head is 6 inches long, and the tail is as long as the head and half **the body, and the body is as long as the head and tail** ; what is the length of the whole fish ? 37. A gentleman being asked his age, replied, " If to my ngu... | |
| Benjamin Greenleaf - Mental arithmetic - 1854 - 156 pages
...the saddle ? 5. The head of a certain fish is 9 inches long, the tail is as long as the head and £ **of the body, and the body is as long as the head and tail both ; what is the** length of the fish ? 6. A man having returned from California, being asked how much money he had made,... | |
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