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A merchant bought cloth for which he paid £33 15s., which he sold again at £2 8s. per piece, and gained by the bargain as much as one piece cost him : how many pieces did he buy ? Ans.
New Elementary Algebra Embracing the First Principles of the Science - Page 237
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## An Introduction to Algebra: With Notes and Observations: Designed for the ...

John Bonnycastle - Algebra - 1782 - 226 pages
...• Jefler number; what are thofe numbers ? 8. A perfon bought cloth for 33 1. 15 s. which he fold again at 2!. 8s. per piece, and gained by" the bargain as much one piece coft him ; required the number of pieces f Anf. 15. 9. What number is that, which when divided...

## An Introduction to Algebra: With Notes and Observations: ... By John ...

John Bonnycastle - 1782 - 272 pages
...leffer number l what are thofe numbers ? 8. A perfon bought cloth for 33 1. 15s. which he fold agaia at 2!. 8s. per piece, and gained by the bargain as much one piece coft him ; required the number of pieces ? Aпf. l\$. 9. What number is that, which when divided...

## Mathematics: Compiled from the Best Authors and Intended to be the ..., Volume 1

Mathematics - 1801 - 446 pages
...of the less number ; what are those numbers ? Ans-.j and 18. 7. A person bought cloth for 33!. i5s. which he sold, again at 2!. 8s. per piece, and gained by the bargain as much as one piece cost him ; required the number of pieces. Ans. 15. 8. What number is that, which being divided by the product...

## Mathematics: Compiled from the Best Authors, and Intended to be ..., Volume 1

Samuel Webber - Mathematics - 1808 - 466 pages
...are those numbers-? Ans. 3 und 18. 7. A person bought cloth for 331. 15s. which he sold again at 2l. 8s. per piece, and gained by the bargain as much as one '^ piece cost him ; required the number of pieces. Ans. 15. 8. What number is that, which being divided by the product...

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

John Bonnycastle - Algebra - 1811 - 230 pages
...are those numbers ? Ans. 3 and 18. 7. A person bought cloth for 331. 15s. which he sold again at 21. 8s. per piece, and gained by the bargain as much as one piece cost him; required the number, of' pieces. Ans. 15. 8. What number is that, whicn, when divided by the product...

## A Treatise on Algebra, in Practice and Theory: With Notes and ..., Volume 1

John Bonnycastle - Algebra - 1813 - 456 pages
...the numhers. Ans. 8 and 13 11. A person bought cloth for 33/. 15*., which he sold again at 2/. 8*. per piece, and gained by the bargain as much as one piece cost him ; required the number of pieces. Ans. 15 12. What two numbers are those, whose sum, multiplied by the...

## An Elementary Treatise on Algebra

Bewick Bridge - Algebra - 1818 - 254 pages
...conditions required. , QUESTION 4. A person bought cloth for 331. 15s. which he sold again at '21. 8s. per piece, and gained by the bargain as much as one piece cost him ; Required the number of pieces. Let x=the number of pieces. i 675 • • . • "• . ' Then —...

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

John Bonnycastle - Algebra - 1818 - 284 pages
...required the numbers. Ans. 8 and 13 11. A person bought cloth for 33/. 15s. which he sold again at £/. 8s. per piece, and gained by the bargain as much as one piece cost him ; required the number of pieces. Ans. 15 M 12. What two numbers are those, whose sum, multiplied by...