Examples in arithmetic, Part 1

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1841 - Arithmetic
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Page 99 - ... thousand, what will it cost for bricks to build it when they are worth $10 a thousand? 65. A man engaged to labor 5 months for $80, but by request continued 3 months longer at the same rate ; what amount was due him for the whole time ? 66. Two vessels are 150 miles apart, and sail directly toward each other, one at the rate of 8 miles an hour, and the other at the rate of 12 miles an hour ; how many hours before they will meet ? 67. Four men agree to build 120 rods of wall for $48, and to share...
Page 97 - Distribute $200 among A, B, C, and D, so that B may receive as much as A; C as much as A and B together, and D as much as A, B, and C, together.
Page 97 - It is required to divide 300Z. between A, B, and c, so that A may have twice as much as B, and c as much as A and B together.
Page 46 - Two persons start at the same time from the same place, to travel in the same direction ; one goes 18 miles a day, and the other 21 ; how far are they apart at the end of 5 days?
Page 94 - A 119jjbl. 9. A vintner bought 138 gallons of wine, at 10s. a gallon, of which he retained 18 gallons for his own use ; at what rate must he sell the remainder, that he may have his own for nothing?
Page 21 - ... how much money was gained by her ? 36. A, B, C, D, are 4 places in order in the same straight line. From A to D is 1463 miles, from A to C 728 miles, and from B to D 1317 miles. How far is it from A to B, from B to C, and from C to D? 37. From London to Edinburgh is 399 miles, from London to Newcastle is 278 miles, and from York to Edinburgh is 203 miles. How far is it from London to York, from York to Newcastle, and from Newcastle to Edinburgh '? 38.
Page 99 - If two persons start from the same point and travel in the same direction, one at the rate of 7 miles an hour, and the other...
Page 46 - If they had travelled in opposite directions, how far would they have been apart ? 15.
Page 98 - A thief travels at the rate of 6 miles an hour, and after he has been absent 5J hours, a constable starts in pursuit, at the rate of 9 miles an hour. In what time will the thief be overtaken ? 65.
Page 89 - If 6 chests of tea weigh 8 cwt. 1 qr. 18 Ibs. ; what is the weight of 1 chest?

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