## New School AlgebraGinn & Company, 1898 |

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... the symbols for the unknown numbers to one side of the equation , and all the other terms to the other side . This process is called transposing the terms . 1.

... the symbols for the unknown numbers to one side of the equation , and all the other terms to the other side . This process is called transposing the terms . 1.

**Find the number**for which x stands when Add 16 SIMPLE EQUATIONS . Page 24

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**find the number**of dollars John has , and there forex must represent this required number . 4. The sum of two numbers is 18 , and three times the greater number exceeds four times the smaller by 5.**Find the numbers**. Let x the greater ... Page 26

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**Find the number**. 2. If the sum of the ages of a father and son is 56 years , and the father is 7 times as old as the son , what is the age of each ? 3. The sum ... Find five consecutive numbers whose sum is 70 . 26 SIMPLE EQUATIONS . Page 27

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**Find**five consecutive**numbers**whose sum is 70 . 15. A man walks 4 miles an hour for x hours , and another man walks 3 miles an hour for x + 4 hours . If they each walk the same distance , how many miles does ... Page 28

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**Find the numbers**. 30. A farmer sold a sheep , a cow , and a horse for $ 216 . He sold the cow for seven times as ...**Find the number**. 35. Three times a certain number is 46 more than the number itself .**Find the number**. 36. One ...### Other editions - View all

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### Popular passages

Page 67 - Divide the first term of the dividend by the first term of the divisor, and write the result as the first term of the quotient.

Page 332 - There are four numbers in geometrical progression, the second of which is less than the fourth by 24 ; and the sum of the extremes is to the sum of the means, as 7 to 3. What are the numbers ? Ans.

Page 11 - If an expression within a parenthesis is preceded by the sign +, the parenthesis may be removed without making any change in the signs of the terms of the expression.

Page 308 - If the product of two quantities is equal to the product of two others, either two may be made the extremes of a proportion and the other two the means. For, if ad = be, then, divide by bd, — = r~,> /n"- bd a- c or - = -• .'. a : b = с : d.

Page 318 - The area of a circle varies as the square of its radius, and the area of a circle whose radius is 1 foot is 3.1416 square feet.

Page 372 - If the number is less than 1, make the characteristic of the logarithm negative, and one unit more than the number of zeros between the decimal point and the first significant figure of the given number.

Page 170 - A person has a hours at his disposal. How far may he ride in a coach which travels b miles an hour, so as to return home in time, walking back at the rate of с miles an hour?

Page 27 - Two men start from the same place and travel in the same direction ; one, 5 miles an hour ; the other, 7 miles an hour.

Page 176 - If necessary, multiply the given equations by such numbers as will make the coefficients of one of the unknown numbers in the resulting equations of equal absolute value.

Page 332 - Of three numbers in geometrical progression, the sum of the first and second exceeds the third by 3, and the sum of the first and third exceeds the second by 21. What are the numbers ? 23.