# Key to Davies' Bourdon: With Many Additional Examples, Illustrating the Algebraic Analysis; Also, a Solution of All the Difficult Examples in Davies' Legendre

A.S. Barnes & Company, 1856 - Algebra - 205 pages
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Page 188 - IN a Triangle, having given the Base, the Sum of the other two Sides, and the Length of a Line drawn from the Vertical Angle to the Middle of the Base ; to find the Sides of the Triangle.
Page 201 - To determine a Triangle ; having given the Lengths of three Lines drawn from the three Angles, to the Middle of the opposite Sides.
Page 91 - What two numbers are those whose sum, multiplied by the greater, is equal to 77 ; and whose difference, multiplied by the lesser, is equal to 12 ? Ans.
Page 92 - It is required to divide the number 24 into two such parts, that their product may be equal to 35 times their difference. Ans. 10 and 14.
Page 74 - A company at a tavern had <£8 15s. to pay for their reckoning; but, before the bill was settled, two of them left the room, and then those who remained had 10s. apiece more to pay than before. How many were there in company ? Ans.
Page 46 - A person has two horses, and a saddle worth £50 ; now, if the saddle be put on the back of the first horse, it will make his value double that of the second ; but if it be put on the back of the second, it will make his value triple that of the first ; what is the value of each horse ? Ans.
Page 72 - What number is that, which, being divided by the product of its digits, the quotient is 3 ; and if 18 be added to it, the digits will be inverted ? Ans.
Page 37 - Two persons, A and B, lay out equal sums of money in trade ; A gains \$126, and B loses \$87, and A's money is now double of B's : what did each lay out ? Ans. \$300.
Page 49 - A man and his wife usually drank out a cask of beer in 12 days ; but when the man was from home, it lasted the woman 30 days ; how many days would the man alone be in drinking it ? Ans.
Page 187 - In a triangle, having given the ratio of the two sides, together with both the segments of the base made by a perpendicular from the vertical angle ; to determine the triangle.